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We Will Not Be Shaken

I am always late when it comes to music. I’m never the first person to listen to an album when it drops unless I am already a huge fan of the artist or they’ve released some pretty good singles. But it’s rare. If you told me to check out an album or an artist, I probably wouldn’t for at least a year. And the reason why is because I believe music is supposed to be inspired. You listen to a song one day and it’s just plain catchy, but a month later you hear it and it’s almost as if you’re hearing it for the first time. In some weird way, I believe good music has a perfect timing to it. And when the time is right, suddenly the words hit home. Suddenly it clicks. That’s what Bethel’s We Will Not Be Shaken did to me yesterday. This album has…

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The Light That Never Fails

So skip the fact that I’m completely in love with Andra’s voice – this song is everything. Based on Oswald Chamber’s quote, ‘We must build our faith not on fading lights, but on the Light that never fails‘, Andra reminds me of what John tells us in 1 John 2:15-17 :  Do not love the world [of sin that opposes God and His precepts], nor the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the lust and sensual craving of the flesh and the lust and longing of the eyes and the boastful pride of life [pretentious confidence in one’s resources or in the stability of earthly things]—these do not come from the Father, but are from the world. The world is passing away, and with it its lusts [the shameful pursuits and ungodly…

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