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The Messenjah

Thanks to my ADD friend (when it comes to music...) Rick today's song is courtesy of P.O.D. (Payable On Death)  A Christian heavy metal band that my hub LOVES and Rick does to! 
Back in the day I listened to heavy metal a lot.  Not so much heavy like P.O.D. is but heavy nonetheless.  Now I can't really listen to it except for a song here or there.  I assume this is a sign of me getting old and any day now I will start exclusively listening to talk radio...NOT. 
So P.O.D.  has a lot of talent behind their name.  They are great musicians and off stage are just regular guys who happen to love Jesus.  Lanny is always got an ear bent to the music part of a group, specifically bass, and he's been impressed with their talent since day 1. 
This song is about the call all of us who believe in God walk under.  We are called to messenjah's (haha) of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  We are the mouthpiece of God's wrath, love, forgiveness, salvation, etc.  WE ARE.  None of us get a pass.  None of us are exempt from the duty because "someone else" is probably doing it.  We are all called to be the messenjah's (haha again) of the Lord.  
So if you are a believer and you aren't walking in your call because you aren't sure how or whatever, find someone and talk to them, ask for help and start proclaiming Jesus Christ! 


 The Messenjah

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