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Just Knowing…the Savior Stands by Me

I have playlists on my smartphone through a streaming service that I enjoy.  I have playlists for exercise, driving in the car, the Sabbath Day, cleaning, and others that represent various genres such as classical, R&B, and yes, even disco (I was a young teenager in the 70s).  I do have one that’s a little unusual.  It’s called “Get to Heaven.”  The songs there are very eclectic.  It includes church hymns, classical instrumentals, some songs from Broadway scores, and even modern music.  I had a seminary teacher that very nearly saved my life by teaching me to see gospel messages even in modern music.  Now 34 years later, I can hear gospel messages in much of the music that is positive and clean.  Sometimes it surprises my friends and family when I share these insights with them, and maybe they don’t see it the same way, but to my mind, it makes sense that the Spirit could teach me, even if the radio is on. Continue reading