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Deuteronomy 5:4 The LORD spoke with you face to face at the mountain, out of the fire.
For this joint service, I was in charge of picking the offertory music. I chose “If You’re Out There” by John Legend. The lyrics beg us to fight for peace and to strengthen ourselves and others with love. I sang it in the faces of 400 white people who I believed would have no idea what I was really singing about: my tiny black presence against their huge white power. But there was purity in their listening that could only be God, and there was demand in my singing that could only be God. In this conversation amongst us all, I spoke with the Lord.
MOVING FORWARD: Make plans to have a difficult conversation that you’ve been putting off. Pray to God for strength and courage.