I watched the movie San Andreas this weekend. I know what you are thinking..."Why?" Yes, why indeed. Although it was very far-fetched, I did manage to glean a solid life lesson from all of the chaos that was created by the entire San Andreas fault being active all at once.
If you want to survive when the going gets tough, you have to
Stick with "The Rock."
He will save you every time.
Now I invite you to take that concept one step further with me.
If you want to survive when the going gets tough...
He will truly save you every time.
This got me thinking about songs that talk about our Savior, our Redeemer, our Rock of Salvation. There are a lot and it was hard to choose just one. So I have chosen two for today.
The first one is short and sweet and the lyrics were written by a prophet, Gordon B. Hinckley. Every time we sing this song in church, I can feel his testimony of and love for the Savior. And there is definitely no better version of it then one sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
He lives, my one sure rock of faith,
This song got me thinking of my absolute favorite song about the Savior, one that I love to listen to and sing. I have wanted to record my favorite arrangement of it for a while now, and just have not had the courage to do it. There was always something getting in the way...the sound wasn't right, my voice wasn't right, I looked weird on the video.
Well, this morning I said to myself, "It must be done." And so I did it. The sound is not great, my voice is not perfect, and yes, I definitely brought my serious and weird singing face to the table, but...the lyrics and spirit of the song are what matters. Add those to the fact that this song is a way for me to share my testimony of the Savior and it doesn't matter what I look or sound like. If you listen with your spiritual ears, then your testimony and love for the Savior will grow, because the Holy Ghost works miracles. He speaks to your heart which is the best place for a testimony to take root.
I know that my Redeemer lives,
Many thanks to the talented Michael R. Hicks for this beautiful arrangement. I know that many people love it and have benefited from this inspired piece of music.
Happy Sunday! May you feel the love of our Savior this day and always.
I am loving my second chance at life.
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