The single “Revelation 5” now released on iTunes music!


The Word Composed is excited to announce that Revelation 5 is now listed on iTunes and many other digital stores online. Please follow this link to purchase the track:

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/revelation-5-single/id487016341

The 7 minute and 31 second track composes the whole 5th chapter of Revelation 5 into song form.

All proceeds from each song sold will go toward blessing others! After iTunes takes their fee I get .70 cents to give to others. So please spread the word by liking this post.

Here is a snippet of the Demo version of Revelation 5

Click the link below to purchase Revelation 5 on iTunes.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/revelation-5-single/id487016341

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Whom shall I fear? Trusting in the “I will” of God.


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Life comes at us at full force. Bills stack up, as life throws curve ball after curve ball. These situations cause us to make 1 of 3 choices:

1.) Freak out, get scared and worry about everything.
2.) Ignore it and hope that everything gets better.
3.) Trust in God that he will provide our needs according to his glory.

In all honesty, I can say that numbers 1 and 2 are very common to me. I frequently find myself in the shadow of fear while deciding to ignore the reality of my life. I watch my life crumble as the devil chuckles in the background. Is this situation common to you? When the situation seems hopeless what do you do? Did you know that this is the very situation that God wants to be Lord of? Did you know that he is called Lord for a reason?

Isaiah 41:10-13
10 So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

11 “All who rage against you
will surely be ashamed and disgraced;
those who oppose you
will be as nothing and perish.
12 Though you search for your enemies,
you will not find them.
Those who wage war against you
will be as nothing at all.
13 For I am the LORD your God
who takes hold of your right hand
and says to you, Do not fear;
I will help you.

We have to understand that when God says “I will” he means it. He doesn’t say “If you do this, that, and this. I might…” God says “I will”. So remember, it’s about Faith not works so that no one can boast. How can we choose to remain in this unfaithful state of mind? Where God is light-years away and we scramble for some material way to make our situation better.

Will we choose to trust God in everything today? Will we trust him that he will be with us and he will help us through this life? This decision to trust in God is what touches his heart the most. He wants us to give ourselves fully so that he can reveal his love and power to us and others. After all, this is the way everything was in the beginning right? An almighty friend, desperately loving and longing for his creation.

If you choose to trust him today, please considering sharing with us.

Living a life of calling and purpose


 Please take a second and clear you mind. Imagine a life of poverty and hopelessness. You live in a grass hut with a dirt floor, eat maybe a bowl of rice every day and drink dirty water. You are infected with HIV/AIDS and can feel your body slowly dying. Though you are 8 years old you work as a servant, an unpaid servant. You have no hope in life but you keep going. Without medical care you will die very soon. You will die hopeless and alone..

Matthew 25:40
“The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’

So the question is what are we doing? Do we even care about the needs of others outside of our families? Has the Lord’s calling and purpose for your life been choked out by our desires and needs? By the glamorous lights of Hollywood flashing from our television sets? It kills me that I watch my favorite TV show or snack on some chips while another child dies in some unthought-of country. What if that was our child? How would we feel?

These are the questions that I have been challenged with recently. I had to take a step back and put myself in the scenario for the impact to really take place.

Remember this:

Luke 9:58
Jesus replied, “Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

So if Jesus lived the life of a homeless man, why do we hold on to our possessions so tightly? It takes 2 dollars a day to feed a starving child. What habit could we cut out in our lives in order to bless another person’s needs?

This very need has birthed the Word Composed and FEED ministries. Not only will our ministry record a praise and worship album with 100% proceeds going to the needs of others, we will also give daily sacrifices to provide for these needs also.

More info to come on how we can make a difference.

Refocused; putting on our spiritual glasses.


  A few years back I realized that my vision was slowly getting worse. Over the period of a few years I went from not being able to see detail while watching TV to not being able to see street signs. I knew that it was about time for glasses. I remember the day I went to the eye Dr. and had a test. I looked through many different lenses and heard “Which one is better A or B”? When the test finished I was on my way home and I remember the anticipation I felt. The thought of being able to see clearly was something that I wanted instantly but I knew I had to wait a few weeks to receive my glasses.
I remember the day my glasses arrived and how quickly I opened the package and ran outside to have a view of the trees. I was astonished at how much detail I was missing out on through the years. My new glasses made it easier to drive, and to enjoy life. I wore my glasses daily and got used to the prescription. However, one day I forgot my glasses due to being in a hurry and while driving down the road realized “I can’t see clearly”! Isn’t it amazing how we can get used to our vision and how we see life? And how easily it is to forget how the Lord wants us to view life?
I have recently been in the very same predicament spiritually. I have forgotten my spiritual glasses. I have viewed a blurry unfocused life only to have that redefining moment where I say “I can’t see clearly”!

Acts 9:7
7 The men traveling with Saul stood there speechless; they heard the sound but did not see anyone. 8 Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand into Damascus. 9 For three days he was blind, and did not eat or drink anything.

Acts 9:18
Instantly something like scales fell from Saul’s eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he got up and was baptized.

Saul was in the very same predicament. The lord caused him to be blinded so that he can truly see. Saul had a blurry, unfocused, and selfish view on life. I believe that when the Lord caused scales to fall from Saul’s eyes he was then given spiritual glasses.
Does this scenario ring true in your life? Where are your spiritual glasses? What is your view on life? Is it spirit lead or self-lead? Please join me in prayer in asking the Lord to remove the scales from our eyes and give use a clear view on his calling and purpose in our lives.
Please comment with any breakthroughs or thoughts on this blog post.

I have decided…. Or so I think.


 In this fast paced world, we have a tendency to make decisions on the fly. In most cases we give automated answers. For instance, your friend asks you if you will pray for them and you give an automated “Yes”… but we all know that it more than likely won’t happen. Then later you will reflect on the situation and say “Hey, I’ve been praying for you” when you haven’t even thought about it until just then.

 The scary thing is that these automated decisions are also made on a much larger scale and may have huge impacts if things go array. They can range from driving intoxicated to leaving a new-born baby in a running car because “You’ll be right back”. Some times nothing happens in these decisions, in other cases the unexpected occurs and we are left with excuses. “But, it was only 10 minutes”, or “I only had 3 beers”. Truth be told, when it comes down to it excuses are only a backup plan to cover ourselves in case the decision backfires.  

 We do this with the Lord every single day. The norm is to just wake up and go along with the day. Did you ask God anything about your day today? Did you make sure that the decision that you just made was a decision that he would honor? I know how it is, we have plans. We fit God comfortably into those plans and keep him on reserve just as much as we put our excuses on reserve. He is our back up plan, “If things get messy, God will get me out”.

 Why have we done this to our Lord? The God who made the heavens and the earth, saved us from death and the grave get’s the shaft, all because we want to be Lord of our lives? Doesn’t that story sound familiar? 

Isaiah 14:13  You said in your heart,
   “I will ascend to the heavens;
I will raise my throne
   above the stars of God;
I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly,
   on the utmost heights of MountZaphon.

Didn’t the devil do the very same thing?

 Right now is the moment to stop and think… decide a non automated decision to make him Lord of your life and step off of the throne, falling to your knees in submission and repentance.

Even if it hurts…


The situation is the same for everyone. We have something deep inside that we tend to pray to the Lord about almost every day. Weather it be anger, greed, envy, unforgiveness, the list goes on. We have to understand that we can’t hide anything from God, and even if we pray and ask forgiveness we still need to have accountability in our lives.

Confession without accountability is useless because there is no urge to change. We tend to live in the “Saved by grace” mentality forgetting that Christ calls us to change. Speak the truth even if it hurts. Love even if it hurts. Cast down any negative image that the devil may throw at you because it’s far more important to be set free then to look good in front of people.

This is a challenge to come clean before Christ and your brothers and sisters. Find that accountability partner and bear your heart. And take it seriously because Christ takes it very seriously.

Galatians 6:2 Help carry each other’s burdens. In this way you will follow Christ’s teachings.

Will you take the challenge?

What is Love? Baby don’t hurt me…..No More


  I have been reflecting on my relationship with God these last few days and realized a huge mistake that I have been making for quite some time. The bible says this about Love:

 Matthew 22:36-40 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b] 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

However when I look more closely into my life and my actions, there is a resoundingly deep revelation. I have not truly been Loving God.

Let me explain…. When I wake up in the morning my first though is “I’m tired, let’s just hit the snooze…..” Then once I’m up I rush out the door and head to work. The rest of my day consists of me going here and there just doing what I do… But where is God in all of this?

When Jesus says that we should love God with all of our heart, soul, and strength this means we should have a constant desire to be in his presence and will for our lives. But we get busy, we get off track. We confuse loving other people with loving God by saying “I gave money to the poor, I changed this in myself, I…, I…, I…, I…”. Before we know it we use a deeds scale to measure our love for God and totally dodge him in the process. I was devastated when I realized this in my own personal life.

We have a tendency to just make decisions on a whim because it makes sense to us but where is God in our decisions? Paul lays it out perfectly in 1 Corinthians 13 and even states that if he does all types of miracles and accomplished “Feel good things” but doesn’t have love it is all worthless.

 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8 Love never fails.

When we look at this scripture I think we sort of miss the mark, we think “I love others” but why do we think that this passage of scripture starts with others. What about God? Shouldn’t we be patient with God in times of impatience? Shouldn’t we have a Kind heart toward God and walk in his leading? Shouldn’t we maintain focus on God so that we do not envy others? Shouldn’t we check our hearts with God so that we don’t live in pride? The list goes on!

I think God desires us to take the focus off of ourselves and other’s for a change and begin with him. Bring our love to him daily, this means from the second we wake up to the moment we sleep. And in every decision ask ourselves “do I love God in this decision?”. I have asked this very question today and have learned that I have missed the mark in a lot of ways and have focused on deeds and accomplishments instead of focusing on loving God first. This is a scary thought but please read this passage and really think if this might be you.

Matthew 7:21-23 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’

If so, Jesus can help you change. We have to ask, seek and knock. I truly believe that if we love God first, his real love will over flow us, flow through us, then will make its way into others lives. Then, We will truly help others by his leading. After all, from the beginning of time and even to this day it has been God’s desire for us to love him.

Are you misdirecting love in your life? Do you need to redirect your love to begin with God? It’s never too late to change. If you have made a choice to walk in love with Christ please take a moment to share your testimony. You do not have to be a WordPress user to leave a comment.