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Sword to the Soul: Lessons from Godspell

"For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart."
-Hebrews 4:12 (NIV)

"Bless the Lord, all his works
in all places of his dominion:
bless the Lord, O my soul."
-Psalm 103:22 (KJV)

Tomorrow night, Easter Sunday, we close Godspell. For the last seven weeks, I have been working with the Trinity Street Players at First Baptist Church in downtown Austin to bring this 70s musical classic to the stage. After being a part of Godspell in Tulsa, I had hoped to be able to perform in it again, and I am so glad that that opportunity opened up. And tomorrow morning, I get to sing my heart out in the song "Bless the Lord" for First Baptist's Easter service.

I had fun at the performance tonight, and I don't just mean the happy kind of fun. Better: the rich kind of fun. I remember, as an undergrad at Texas A&M, go…

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