The Spirit of Gospel To Prepare For The Monday Grind

“The music of the Gospel leads us home.” – Frederick W. Faber

“Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.” – James 5:13

“There is a sound that comes from gospel music that doesn’t come from anything else. It is a sound of peace. It is a sound of, ‘I’m going to make it through all of this.” – Yolanda Adams


I’m not able to attend church services much because I work most Sundays.  But I also don’t attend because I don’t see the necessary of getting too intimate with organized religions, based on my experiences as a congregant, an observer, and in supporting church activities (being part of the church).  
In some cases in my life the least spiritually obedient folks that I’ve met were the ones most active in the church.  I will provide posts on what I call the spiritually bankrupt, in another post. 
My point is that I feel that my connection with God is much stronger than the experiences of the same, as I seen in church.  I don’t need the extra layer between me, and access to God.  
But I love the energy, music, and exaltation that I’ve seen particularly in Baptist church choirs and in Gospel music.  It is a staple while on my journey.

I am not loyal to any particular religion, though.  My loyalty lies in my personal relationship with God, though I have attended many different types of religious services.  Clearly the bone chilling aspect of Gospel music moves me most. 
I especially love listening to Gospel in the mornings, after prayer and meditation, as I prepare to begin each day.
We are at the doorsteps of Sunday, and Monday morning.  It is my hope that someone is inspired by the music videos posted below to start your days ahead. 


“Old Time Church” – The Mississippi Mass Choir – 3,022,213 views – malacomg – Published on Oct 29, 2010

The Mississippi Mass Choir – “Old Time Church” available at or by calling 1-800-272-7936.

Travis Greene – Intentional – 26,553,418 views – TGreeneVEVO – Published on Oct 15, 2015

Sherwin Gardner – Because of You (Official Music Video) – 105,735 views – Tyscot – Published on Apr 13, 2017

Distributed by WMG. Caribbean gospel music legend and worship leader, Sherwin Gardner, makes his American solo debut with this thrilling song of praise. On this uplifting, soulful praise & worship anthem, Gardner sings of God’s greatness with power and passion. “Because Of You” boasts an intoxicating, engaging chorus and melody that listeners will not soon forget.

Whitney Houston – I Look to You – 125,139,234 views – whitneyhoustonVEVO – Published on Nov 14, 2009

Whitney Houston’s official music video for ‘I Look To You’.

You are here moving in this place – Sinash – Nigerian Inspirational Gospel Songs 2017 – 12,299 views – NEW MEGA WORSHIP SONGS TOP INSPIRATIONAL FEVER – Published on May 2, 2017

“You Will Win” by Jekalyn Carr (Live Performance) Official Video – 592,613 views – Jekalyn Carr – Published on Oct 23, 2017

The Official Live Recording of Jekalyn Carr “You Will Win” Courtesy of Lunjeal Music Group “One Nation Under God”

6 thoughts on “The Spirit of Gospel To Prepare For The Monday Grind

      1. Well! Most kind! I’m not well — won’t ever be that in CA in the ground level dust, but have found ways to bring it under control, so new works come but may come slower…
        Hey! You know what? Actually, THAT would be a compatible post, because all those methods are organic. On it next, boss 😎

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