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Your Hearts Will Rejoice
John 16.12-22

How do you talk about things that are not just out of the ordinary but that take you into a whole new world?

One way of doing it is through music. That’s why some of the greatest songs are love poems. Faced with the glory and thrill of human love, all our words seem threadbare and inadequate. Set them to music, though, and they soar with the eagles and beat in time to our excited hearts.

That’s why, too, from very early on in Israel and the church (and elsewhere, of course), people have used music to ‘say’ things that the words by themselves couldn’t do, the things that have to do with the arrival of a whole new world...

Taken from John for Everyone Part 2 – by Tom Wright

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