Friday, November 30, 2007

Sing a new Song

It is hard for me to put into words the wonderful experience I have had over the last six weeks. But here goes a try at it.

God has been so real and close. I go to bed at night, excited about the next day thinking, "I can't wait to see what God has in store for me tomorrow." It seems my soul longs to be with him. In the last six weeks, I have written 7 songs. Never before have I had such a passion for writing music. I have been experiencing so much of God, and I think writing music is a way of applying these spiritual truths to my life. I now understand personally what the psalmist meant when he wrote, "sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things." (psalm 98:1)

When reading and studying the Bible, the words are fresh to me. (Even though I may have read them many times.) Specifically I have been pondering a scripture found in Ephesians 3:19
... and to know this love that surpasses knowledge-- that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

What does it mean to be filled to the measure of ALL the fullness of God?? That is the question I couldn't get out of my mind. After studying the Bible, and praying about it, I wrote the following song.


God was pleased to have his fullness dwell
Within the one, sent ahead to for tell
of a new covenant, a blood poured out
that saves lives, from sin and doubt
he was... filled to the measure, of the fullness of God

The fullness of God, he died and rose again
He left his presence, in the hearts of men
When I seek the one, who died on the tree
All of God's fullness, can be found in me
I can be ... filled to the measure , of the fullness of God

Now we are his Body, his fullness today
Filled with his spirit, in every which way
The body of Christ, upon this earth
A Kingdom within, of eternal worth
We can be.. filled to the measure, of the fullness of God

Seek the Lord, Abide with Him
Seek the Lord, Abide with Him
Seek the Lord, Abide with Him
to be ... filled to the measure, of the fullness of God

Thanks for letting me share what God has been doing in my life.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Fall Pictures

Minnesota in the fall.... beautiful, breathtaking.... a little bit of heaven. These pictures where taken at Grandpa and Grandma Bailey's house.