The Porter’s Gate – Have Mercy On Me (feat. David Gungor)

Have Mercy On Me

[Verse 1] The goodness of the Lord is the kindness of the Lord

With every breath, we take, the gift of life and grace.

The power of the Lord is the meekness of the Lord

Who bore humanity with brave humility.

 

[Chorus] Let Your mercy flow through us Your mercy, Your mercy (2x)

 

[Verse 2] The beauty of the Lord is the suffering of the Lord,

Is Christ upon a tree, stripped of dignity.

The glory of the Lord is the mercy of the Lord,

Gives life for us to see a new humanity.

[Chorus] Let Your mercy flow through us Your mercy, Your mercy.

Let Your mercy flow through us Your mercy, Your mercy. 

 

[Bridge 1] When they see us, may they see Your mercy, Your mercy

When they know us, may they know Your mercy, Your mercy.

 

[Bridge 2] Bless the hands and feet Of those who serve in need

Of the broken and ashamed

Bless the weary soul The Lord will make us whole

God, speak peace to those afraid!

May the words we speak Build a bridge for peace

Your loving kindness shows the way!

Open up our doors Giving refuge for All the weary and afraid…

 

From Work Songs, released October 6, 2017, HAVE MERCY ON ME
By David Gungor, Latifah Alattas, and Madison Cunningham
Vocals: David Gungor, Latifah Alattas, Madison Cunningham, Joy Ike
Guitar: David Gungor Piano: Orlando Palmer
Vibraphone and Celesta: Tyler Chester Bass: Jay Foote
Violin: Ben Russell, Maria Im Viola: Kallie Ciechomski
Cello: Maria Jeffers  

 

THE FEAR OF THE LORD

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Proverbs is in a section of the Bible known as “Wisdom Literature.” The other books in this section are Job, Psalms, Ecclesiastes and The Song Of Solomon. The focus of these books is to instruct men in the ways of the Lord and in His service and worship. The Book of Proverbs is a collection of teachings from Solomon to his son, showing the young man how to live his life in a manner that was pleasing to the Lord. I would say that we all need that kind of instruction, wouldn’t you?

If there is a key verse that unlocks the power and purpose of this great book, it would be the verse that we have just read. If we are to learn wisdom and knowledge, it must begin with the fear of the Lord. This is a subject that isn’t preached about much in our day, but it is still vital to the Christian faith. We need to know what the fear of the Lord is all about.

This is a very vital line of thought in the Book of Proverbs as it is mentioned roughly 18 times in its pages. In all, the phrase can be found 27 times in the Bible. If so much emphasis is placed on fearing the Lord, then I believe that we need to know what it means and how we can go about doing it. Therefore, I would like to take a few minutes and preach from this book on The Fear Of The Lord. I believe that the Lord wants to teach us what this matter of fearing Him is all about. He wants you and me to grow in our relationship with Him and in our knowledge of Him and the way knowledge begins is with the fear of the Lord.

A DEFINITION OF THE FEAR OF THE LORD

What does the phrase “the fear of the LORD” refer to? When we think of fear, we associate the word with terror. Webster’s Dictionary defines fear as “a feeling of anxiety and agitation produced by the presence or nearness of danger, evil, pain, etc.” For many, this would describe the feeling you get when you see a snake, go to the doctor or dentist, or when you find yourself in a time of extreme danger. It is the dread of the unknown. Surely, this is not the sensation the writer of Proverbs is referring to.

In our modern vernacular, the word fear, in the context in which it is used by Solomon, has been replaced with reverence, awe, great respect. What the writer of this book is saying is that we are to have a deep reverence and respect for the Lord. Literally, we are to be awed and humbled by His presence.

What, then, does it mean to fear the Lord? When we truly fear the Lord, we will recognize that He is the Creator and we are the creatures. He is the Master and we are the servants. He is the Father and we are the children. This attitude will manifest itself in our having a respect for God, His word and in our having a desire to do what He tells us to in His Bible. We can relate this kind of fear to that which a child has for his parents. If the right kind of fear is present, the child knows that his parents can hurt him if there is disobedience, but overriding that fear is the knowledge that disobedience hurts the parents and the child loves and respects his parents and does not want to hurt them. To put it simply, the fear of the Lord is a deep-seated reverence for God that causes men to want to please Him at all costs.

Genuine fear of the Lord is always seen in obedience to the Word of God, Pro. 8:13. People who do not walk in line with God’s Word do not fear the Lord, regardless of what they profess with their lips. Therefore, when we fear the Lord, there are elements of dread at what His wrath can do, but there is also much respect for Him and for His will that nothing else matters but doing that which pleases the Lord.)

Oswald Chambers, “The remarkable thing about fearing God is that, when you fear God, you fear nothing else; whereas, if you do not fear God, you fear everything else.”)

Would you describe your life as one lived in the fear of God? Does the dread of His wrath prompt you to holiness? Does respect for Him and for His will propel you toward obedience and godliness? We need to fear the Lord in our lives! This is not a blanket promise because any number of things can happen along the road of life that can take us out of here in an instant. However, generally speaking, those who live in the fear of the Lord are more likely to live to a good old age than those who live for the flesh and the world.

Approximately 60% of human illnesses can be traced directly or indirectly to fear, sorrow, envy, resentment, guilt, hatred, or any number of emotional stresses. Add to that the awful pain caused by alcohol (cirrhosis of the liver), tobacco, (emphysema, cancer, heart disease), and immorality, (venereal diseases and AIDS), we can see that a life lived in the fear of the Lord with obedience to His Word will result in a much healthier existence.

It Produces A Sense Of Security

Prov 14:26, “In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.”

When we are walking in the fear of the Lord, we can have confidence that God is on our side. Notice Romans 8:31, “What shall we then say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” The person who is walking in the fear of the Lord and is living by the Book will have fewer feelings of insecurity, abandonment, and fear. There will be far fewer times when salvation is doubted. The fear of the Lord produces a strong sense of security and a close fellowship with the Father. This is a blessed benefit!)

It Produces Life –

Prov 14:27, “The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.”

When we walk in the fear of the Lord, we are stronger spiritually than we could be otherwise. The fear of the Lord is like a fountain that continually springs up with spiritual vitality and strength. This enables the Christian to walk cleaner and closer thus avoiding the temptations and traps of the devil.)

It Makes All Of Life Better –

Prov 15:16, “Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.”

This verse teaches us that it is better to have limited resources and be in the will of God than it is to have plenty and the trouble that comes along with it. The bottom line here is this when you are in the Lord’s will, and when you are walking in His fear, then your care is His responsibility, Matt. 6:25-33; Phil. 4:19. The life filled with “things” and riches is a trouble-filled life. The life lived in faith and in the fear of God is literally carefree.)

It Produces Satisfaction And Safety –

Prov 19:23, “The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.”

The person who lives in the fear of God will be a satisfied person. They will have one goal in life, pleasing the Lord, and it will have been met. Therefore, they will have all their needs met and they will be happy. When we must have other stuff to make us happy, we never will be! When we learn to be satisfied with the Lord and with the privilege of walking in His fear, we will be permanently satisfied. Nothing will matter but the smile of God and it will be upon our lives. Notice, this verse says that this kind of person will not be visited with evil. The person who walks in the genuine fear of the Lord need never fear to go to Hell, he need never fear many of the things that beset the world around him. By his walk in the fear of the Lord, he brings the smile and the hedge of God into his life, Job 1:10.)

It Brings Great Blessings –

Prov 22:4, “By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honor, and life.”

The person who chooses to walk in the fear of the Lord can rest assured that this decision will bring great blessings into his life. There will be spiritual riches beyond belief, (peace, joy, hope, security, the promises of God, the presence of God, etc.), there will be honor from the Lord, and there will be abundant life, John 10:10. The fear of the Lord produces the greatest possible life that any person can ever live. There is no better life upon this earth than a life lived in the will of the Lord!)

To put it very simply, walking in the fear of the Lord is going to have to be your individual decision. No one can make you do, no one can do it for you. The decision to live a life that is ordered around holy, reverential respect for God is a decision that you must make for yourself. Al I can do is tell you that deciding to walk in the fear of the Lord will produce a better life down here and will result in a life greatly blessed by the Lord. A decision to live outside the fear of the Lord, that is, living as you please and for yourself, will bring not the blessings of God, but His judgment to bear in your life. If you are saved, you will never be able to get away with sin, Rev. 3:19.

A life lived in the fear of the Lord will tell on you. If you fear Him, then you will want to honor him in everything. He will come first and His will be paramount in your life. It is easy to see those who walk in the fear of the Lord. His House is a priority, prayer and the Scriptures are priorities, everything God says in His Word takes priority and precedence over one’s personal will and desires. The Lord’s way becomes the only way.

By the same token, a life lived outside the fear of God is easy to pick out as well. The things of God will be secondary. Other matters will consistently be placed ahead of the Lord and His will and His work. This kind of life is usually filled with trouble and trial. There are more heartache and disaster in a life lived outside the fear of the Lord. This is not the way God intended the Christian life to be lived!

Do you understand the fear of the Lord any better? I trust that you do and that you have allowed the Holy Spirit the opportunity to speak to your heart and that now, you will do what the Lord has told you to do. If you know that you are not walking in the fear of the Lord as you should, then I invite you to come and deal with that need this evening. The Lord help us all to walk in reverential awe of Him, His greatness and His glory. May His people always be people who fear the Lord and prove it by living by His Word!

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

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A name is a title by which one person is designated from another. It is a way for us to tell people, places and things apart. In our day, manes do not hold much significance. William Shakespeare said, “A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” For us, names are just a way to tell things apart. It was not always this way. In Old Testament times, a name stood for a person’s “reputation, their fame and their glory.” Parents often gave children names that described the parent’s hopes and future expectations regarding that child. The word translated “name” in the Old Testament literally means “A mark or a brand.” People were given the names they were given for a reason. A study of Bible names often reveals much about the personality of the people mentioned in the Bible. For instance, David means “Beloved.” Abraham means “Father of a multitude.” Jacob means “Trickster.” Goliath means “Splendor.” All of these people proved true to their names!


In this message, I want to talk about a name we all know. I want to look at the name of the One mentioned in Matthew 1:21–23. There must be something special about the name of Jesus. After all, it was a name given to Him by God the Father, Matt. 1:21; Luke 1:31. The name Jesus is a name that has been exalted by the Father, Phil. 2:9–11. when that name is mentioned, men should bow before Him and confess Him as Lord. His name is a special name! I want to preach for a while on the subject: What’s In A Name? I want to give you some biblical reasons why His name is a name above all other names. When we finish, I hope we will be able to understand some of the glory contained in that blessed, wonderful name.


 I. HIS NAME REVEALS HIS PERSONALITY

(Emmanuel  – God With Us)

A. Reveals A Supernatural Baby – Not just another child, but God in human flesh, John 1:1, 14; Phil. 2:5–8.
B. Reveals A Supernatural Birth – Not a normal birth, but a virgin birth, Isa. 7:14, which produced a child without a sin nature, 1 Pet. 2:22.
C. Reveals A Supernatural Battler – Why would God enter this world? He came to fight a battle that humanity could never wage or win. He came to do battle with Satan and sin. (Eph. 6:10–18; 1 Sam. 17:47.)

II. HIS NAME REVEALS HIS PURPOSE  

(Jesus  – Jehovah Is Salvation)

A. Speaks Of His Desire – The name Jesus reveals a God with a desire to save sinners. We are told that Jesus came into this world not to condemn the lost, but to save them, John 3:16–18. This was not a new desire, but it was the heartbeat of God even before the world was formed, Rev. 13:8; 1 Pet. 1:18–20. God’s plan was conceived in eternity and consummated in time.
B. Speaks Of His Deliverance – The name Jesus reminds us that He came into this world for the sole purpose of setting the “captives” free, Luke 4:18. He came for the redemption of the lost, Titus 2:14.
C. Speaks Of His Death – The name Jesus reminds us of the fact that He came into this world to die for our sins. The only way the sin problem could have been dealt with is through the shedding of blood, Heb. 9:22. Jesus came that He might die on the cross to set us free from sin! (Gal. 1:4, “for us”; Gal. 2:20, “for me”.)

III. HIS NAME REVEALS HIS POWER

(“His name shall be called …” Note the word “name” is singular and not plural. Not His “names”, His “name.” Jesus displays all the following characteristics at the same time.)
A. He Is The Supernatural One  – This word means Miracle, Supernatural, Secret, and Extraordinary, Judges 13:18. He is the Miracle Man! Men cannot comprehend Him, but He can be believed in by the smallest child. He is wonderful!
B. He Is The Supervising One – This word means “to advise, counsel, purpose, devise and plan.” It refers to His role as the leader and guiding force of our lives. He is wonderfully qualified for this job. He is the Planner of the Path, Psa. 37:23; Job 23:10. He is the Giver of Grace, 2 Cor. 12:9. He is the Worker of Wonders, Rom. 8:28; 2 Cor. 4:17.
C. He Is The Sovereign One This word means “Hero.” It refers to “one who is strong, mighty and invincible.” He alone is worthy to be our Hero for He has defeated all our enemies,1 Cor. 15:57; 2 Cor. 2:14. He alone is worthy of our worship.
D. He Is The Sustaining One  –  As “Father” God is our “producer or generator.” In other words, He is our source! He created us through Adam and He recreated us through Jesus. As our Father, He sustains us by His mighty power, Luke 12:32; Matt. 6:25– 34. 
 
We are His children; therefore, we are His responsibility.

He is “everlasting.” There was never a time when He was not and there will never be a time when He is not. He is the great “I AM.” He is the eternal, self-existent One! Our lives are directly tied to His; because He lives, we live!
E. He Is The Satisfying One  – The word “peace” refers to “a state of happiness, well being and prosperity.” The word “prince” speaks of “a captain, a steward, and a keeper.” He is the Creator and the Sustainer of our peace. He accomplished peace with God when He died on the cross, 1 John 2:2; Rom. 5:1. He extends His peace to all who receive Him by faith, John 14:27. He provides His peace to all those who trust Him in the valleys of life, Phil 4:6–7. He is the Keep of our peace and the guarantee of continued peace throughout eternity.

What’s in a name? If that name is Jerome, not very much. But, if the name is Jesus, everything is in that name! His name is the source of our salvation. His name is the hope of our hearts. His name can break sin’s bondage and cool the fevered brow. His name can lift the greatest burdens. His name can comfort the broken heart. His name is a name worth knowing because it speaks of a Savior worth loving. His name is everything. His name unlocks the door of heaven and closes the gates of Hell. His name saves the vilest sinner; redeems the blackest soul; and secures the precious saints. His name maybe Jesus, but that name cannot tell us all there is to know about Him. Listen to some of the names He wears in the pages of the Bible.

NOT EVERYONE WALKS AWAY

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Every ministry faces difficult times. It is just a given! There will be times when things are up and there will be times when things are down. During all those times there are few ministry leaders who are doing all they can to see that the ministry loses supporters. In fact, those who are called to leadership positions in the church and other Christian ministries are doing all they can to ensure the continued success and growth of the ministry.

In John chapter 6, Jesus seems to be doing all He can to drive away as many people as He can from His ministry. Evidently, He didn’t read some of the books I have read on the subject of leadership and success in ministry. I mean, we are always trying to find a successful “enlargement” campaign, here, Jesus ran a successful “installment” campaign! When John chapter 6 opens, Jesus has over 5,000 people following Him and listening to Him speak. When this chapter closes, He only has 12 men with Him and one of them is not even saved.

If Jesus is doing anything in these verses, He is issuing a call to commitment. He knows that many of these followers are merely there for what they can get for their flesh. Jesus lays down the gauntlet and calls for every one of those followers to commit to Him and to Him alone. His call to commitment has a two-fold outcome. First, it clarifies His call, His mission and His ministry for those who would follow Him. Second, it purifies the ranks of His disciples, effectively weeding out most of those who are not genuine in their faith or commitment.

Our text verses reveal Jesus clearly stating the truth about Himself and His ministry. Here, we are allowed to see thousands of people turn their backs on Him and walk away. After the crowds leave, v. 66, Jesus immediately turns to His 12 disciples in verse 67 and asks them to make a personal commitment as well. One can almost hear His heartbreak as He asks them, “Will ye also go away?”

Friends, we are living in an hour when many are walking away from the things of the Lord. This should not surprise us because it is exactly what the Bible said would happen in the last days. We are told that there will be a “falling away”, 2 Thes. 2:3. We are also told that in the end times, men will “have a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof.”, 2 Tim. 3:5. Yet, when we see it happening all around us, we are surprised. We are shocked!

I think the verses we have read this morning shed some light on this problem. There are some insights in this text as to why people make the decisions they do concerning their walk with the Lord. Allow me to share a few of them with you are we consider the thought: Not Everyone Walks Away.

V. 60-66 NOT EVERYONE CAN HANDLE THE TRUTH

(The fact of the matter is that while not everyone walks away from the Lord, some do. Why is that? If we take this passage as the answer to that question, it becomes clear that Not Everyone Can Handle The Truth.)

A. As this chapter unfolds, it becomes increasingly clear that doubt, suspicion, and hostility are mounting against the Lord Jesus. These people who wanted to make Him king after He fed them, v. 15, want nothing more to do with Him after they hear His message, v. 26-65.

B. Why the change? Jesus told them the truth and they could not handle it! Notice His claims:

1. To Be The Way Of Salvation – v. 29
2. To Be The Son of God – v. 32
3. That He Is Superior to Moses and the Manna – v. 35; 49-58
4. That Salvation was a matter of faith alone – v. 35-40; 63
5. That apart from God’s intervention, they could not believe – v. 44; 65

C. When the truth is revealed to us, there are only two possible reactions to it: It can be received, or it can be rejected. People receive the truth when they see it for what it is: Truth! People reject the truth for many reasons. Here are just a few:

1. Some People Misunderstand It – Nicodemus thought Jesus was talking about gynecology when He was actually speaking of the new birth. The woman at the well thought Jesus was talking about plumbing when He was actually talking about Himself, the Water of Life. The man at the pool of Bethesda thought Jesus was talking about a rescue mission when He was actually talking placing faith in Jesus. This trend continues today! That is why people join the church and are baptized without ever being saved. That is why the Word of God is so offensive to many people. They misunderstand the truth and, as a result, they reject it.

2. Some People Are Opposed To It – As Jesus revealed Himself and His demands in this passage, the Jews were in constant and increasing opposition, v. 41-42; 52; 60. The Jews were not able to accept His Deity, His impending Death or His claims of Lordship. They opposed Him at every turn! So it is today, many are opposed to the truths of the Bible and the claims of the Lord Jesus Christ. His call to commitment goes against their desire to live for themselves, and as a result, they find themselves in opposition to the Lord. Friends, the claims of the Gospel, the cross and the blood of Jesus are designed to be offensive!

3. Some People Are Blind To It – All the way through this passage, the Jews had this approach to Jesus: “Show us and we will believe.” They had already seen Him feed five thousand with five loaves of bread and 2 fish, v. 5-13. They had already surmised that He had somehow, miraculously, crossed the lake, v. 22-25, yet they were blind to Who He was and what He was doing. When He made His claims and issued His call to commitment, they were unable to see the truth because they were blind! The sad fact of the matter is this: all men are blind to the truth until their eyes are supernaturally opened by the intervention of God, 2 Cor. 4:4; John 6:44; 65. That is why so many people reject the truth and embrace the lie, they are simply blind to the truth!

4. Some People Want The Experience But Not The Expectation – These people were following Jesus because He had satisfied their fleshly appetites, v. 1-15. They wanted more of the same, v. 34. In fact, they wanted Jesus to prove that He was greater than Moses, v. 22-31. They were looking for something that satisfied their flesh and that made them feel good about themselves. They wanted to experience it! They wanted to be following the next king. They wanted the miracles and the sensational. But, when Jesus began to talk about His expectations and issued a call for commitment, they turned away from Him and walked away. Why? They wanted to be carried away in the excitement of the moment with no commitment.

The same mentality has developed within the church! There are many today who want a religious experience, but without and expectations. They want to serve God for what they can get out it, without any concern for His glory of His will. They want entertainment and excitement without the commitment that comes along with the proclamation of the truth. The churches that are growing the fastest today are those who minimize biblical doctrine the requirements of the faith and emphasize entertainment and experience. All you need to succeed today as a church is a contemporary band, a message that challenges no one’s life, a youth program that will babysit the children while the parents are lulled to sleep by a “touchy-feely” religion that is devoid of the truth! (Note: People who walk away from the things of God are selfish! They are only concerned about themselves and how they feel. Imagine how the disciples felt when the multitude walked away. Those who are left are always adversely affected by those who choose to walk away.)

D. Not everyone can handle the truth! Sometimes, the truth is tough! Sometimes the truth makes demands upon our lives. Sometimes the truth is brutal and seems unfeeling. But, the truth is always true! It is always right and it is always perfect. Not everyone can handle the truth! Can you?

II. V. 64, 70 EVERYONE LIVES IN A GLASS HOUSE

(Another insight in this passage that needs to be addressed is this: Everyone Lives In A Glass House. Simply stated, regardless of what we may think, we are hiding nothing from the gaze of the Lord, Heb. 4:13.)

In this passage, we see the truth that Jesus why the multitudes were following Him, v. 26-27, 64. He also knew the deepest secrets of the hearts of those who appeared to be the most committed to Him, v. 64, 70-71.

When the Lord looks at your life, what does He see? Does He see absolute commitment and faith? Or, does He see a life that wants the experiences but lacks the commitment? The harsh truth is that He sees you and me just like we are! He sees us in ways that we cannot even see ourselves! Nothing and no one is hidden from His all-seeing gaze today! Not Zacchaeus in that tree, not Peter by that Roman fire; not even the hearts of the hypocritical Pharisees, not even Judas Iscariot, who was numbered with the 12. (Even Judas had deceived the 11 other disciples! They did not know that he was a fake!)

My friends, you and I live in glass houses today! I cannot see into your heart and you cannot see into mine, but God sees us just as we are. What does He see when He looks at you? Friends, we may deceive each other, but we will never deceive God! He knows where you stand spiritually today. There has never been a better incentive for us to look carefully at our hearts

V. 67-69 GENUINE FAITH CANNOT WALK AWAY

When the disciples are asked by Jesus if they too will leave Him, Peter answers for the group. He expresses their total commitment and states the fact that they know Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God and is the way to eternal life. Peter had taken a step that many in his day had not, or could not take. Peter had made the necessary connection between the words of Jesus and Jesus Himself. To receive Christ is to receive His Word. To receive His Word is to receive Him! They are always taken together! Because Peter had placed his faith in Jesus and in His Word, Peter was made the partaker of two great possessions. These two possessions allowed Peter to make an absolute commitment of his life to the Lord Jesus Christ. Those two possessions are:

1. Faith – (“we believe”) An inward conviction that Jesus is Who He claims to be.
2. Experience – (“and are sure”) A changed life, a full heart and a new desire and direction in life are all too potent to be ignored.

Peter knew how his life had been changed and this was enough to make his state with confidence that he would not walk away! Oh, there came a time of weakness in Peter’s life when he failed the Lord. He did turn his back on Jesus for a time, but he did not walk away forever! One of the best definitions I have ever heard of what a Christian really is was this: “One who cannot walk away!”

Once you have felt the powerful touch of Almighty God, once you have walked in the light of His glory, once you have tasted of His goodness and experienced His best, you will never be satisfied with substitutes and imitations! You may wander for a time, but you, like the Prodigal son will “come to yourself”. You will remember what it was like in the Father’s house and you will come home! When you do, He will receive you with open arms and perfect restoration.

What are we to think of those who do walk away from the truth? What of those who choose the way of the flesh of the way of faith? What of those who willingly reject the truth in favor of the lie? I think the Bible has the answer: 1 John 2:19. We are to love them and warn them, but when their decision has been made, we are to leave them in the hands of God, Titus 3:10. At the same time, we should examine the level of our own commitment to the Lord! Let us be sure that we are where He wants us to be so that we do not become castaways as well.

We come back at the end to the question Jesus asked His disciples in the beginning, “Will ye also go away?” Not everyone walks away from Him! In fact, some people make a total commitment to the Lord and to His will for their lives. I hope that is you. On the other hand, some people hear the claims of Christ and the demands of the Gospel and just walk away. They go off in search of a better deal, of something more agreeable to their flesh. Not everyone walks away, what will you do?

The Only One – Antonio Neal

 

The Only One

You mean more to me than any words could say
You Illuminate my path and lead the way
Like a star, You shine so bright that I can see
Your love for me

I never want to live a day without Your touch
In Your secret place is where I want to be
In Your presence is everything that I need
You are my life, my love

You are the only one I need
You are the only God for me
I cannot move, cannot breathe
Unless You exhale in me

It is so sweet to know that You have drawn so close
And in return, I’d lay my life down at Your feet
Your desire is the song I want to know
You are my song, my melody

You are the only one I need
You are the only God for me
I cannot move, cannot breathe
Unless You exhale in me  (x2)

You are my shelter, my comfort, and peace
Your words I rely on Jesus, reveal Your truth in me
You’re my strong tower, Your refuge I seek
Bright and Morning Star, I wanna be where You are

Lord, I adore You, I adore You
Lord, I adore You and I bless Your name
Lord, I adore You, I adore You

You are the only one I need
You are the only God for me
I cannot move, cannot breathe
Unless You exhale in me

You are the only one I need
You are the only God for me
I cannot move, cannot breathe
Unless You exhale in me

You are the only one I need
I cannot move, cannot breathe
Unless You exhale in me

Lord, I adore You, I adore You
Lord, I adore You and I bless Your name
Lord, I adore You, I adore You
Lord, I adore You
Beautiful that’s what I call
Wonderful that’s what I call
That’s what I call