We are indeed lifted to higher ground through the inspiration of these 130 soulful voices in gospels, hymns and spirituals that preach of life and death, sin and conversion, heaven and hell, suffering and joy, love and judgment, grace and hope, mercy and forgiveness. The lyrics are the sifting of centuries to comfort and satisfy. Reflecting on the human condition in their century, they inspire and encourage the heavy burdened as they tell the story from their own experience of faith and hope in Jesus Christ.This beautiful collection from the winnowed best was purposefully chosen for their inspirational value; to stimulate, motivate and lift up Christians everywhere to higher ground. They have a vital message that transmits power for soaring above the trite, the ephemeral, and the temporal to the significant, the divine and the eternal. You rise into a cosmic dimension beyond the mediocre to another plane of contact with God. These lyrics of faith not only inspire, but exhort, instruct and elevate our spirits closer to the Kingdom of God.The songs in this compilation are voices crying in the wilderness, echoing through the corridors of time to our generation in poetic sermons, proclaiming the simple truth of the Gospel that urges us upward to a higher goodness, a loftier plane, a grander dimension of existence as GodAcanacs children in Christ Jesus.Part one of this book consists of forty Tennessee country Gospels that rivets the soul and stirs the spirit. Included are such favorites as, AcanARolling On the Wheels of Time, Acan AcanAWe Shall Ride Above the Clouds, Acan AcanAThe Great JudgmentAcan and AcanAMy Past is all Under the Blood.AcanLead Me, Guide Me I am weak, and I need Thy strength and power To help me over my weakest hour; Let me through the ... Refrain Lead me; guide me along the way; For if You lead me, I cannot stray; Lord, let me walk each day with Thee, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Lifting Souls to Higher Ground: Gospels, Spirituals, and Hymn Lyrics that Preach|
|Author||:||Saundra L. Washington D.D.|
|Publisher||:||Saundra L Washington - 2011-04-27|