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The Importance of Now

Sinner Please Don’t Let This Harvest PassSinner Please Don’t Let This Harvest PassAnd Die and Lose Your Soul At LastSinner Please Don’t Let This Harvest Pass There is a strong “evangelistic” mode to many of the spirituals. We do know

Posted in Christian Tradition, Devotional, Forward Movement, Great Desire, Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, negro spiritual devotional

I Want To Cross Over

Deep RiverMy Home Is Over JordanDeep River, LordI Want To Cross Over Into Camp Ground Not too long ago we saw a spiritual where we simply uttered our despair. This spiritual is close to that, but it goes a little

Posted in Despair, Devotional, Heavenly Father, Hebrews, Human Desire, negro spiritual devotional, Slave System, Temptation

Look To That Great Day

Great Day,Great Day, The Righteous MarchingGreat Day, God’s Gonna Build UpZion’s Walls It is absolutely amazing that those who found themselves in the midst of slavery could still muster up hope. This hope served as a death sentence to hopelessness.

Posted in Devotional, Great Day Today, Holy Father, Hopeless Situation, Hopelessness, Loving God, negro spiritual devotional, New Reality

A Long Way From Home

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless ChildSometimes I Feel Like a Motherless ChildSometimes I Feel Like a Motherless ChildA Long Way From Home I love the spirituals because they speak truth even when it that truth is not popular or

Posted in Christians, Devotional, Heavenly Father, Joyful Times, negro spiritual devotional, Orphan, Sacrifice, Spirituals

Jesus Is Knocking

Sounds Like JesusSomebody’s Knocking at Yo DoorOhhh, Why Don’t You AnswerSomebody’s Knocking at Yo Door I like this spiritual because like many other spirituals it is tied closely to scriptural imagery. In this case it is the knocking of Jesus

Posted in Devotional, Freind, Holy God, Jesus, negro spiritual devotional, revelation, Spirituals

Gimme Dat Old Time Religion

Gimme Dat Old Time ReligionGimme Dat Old Time ReligionGimme Dat Old Time ReligionIt’s Good Enough For Me Someone said “honor your roots.” This is not to say be totally controlled by them. Neither is it to say that we uncritically

Posted in American Slavery, Ancient Hebrews, Devotional, Difference Between Spirituality And Religion, negro spiritual devotional, Old Time Religion, World In Flames, Worlds On Fire
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