Flip to God—He won’t disappoint you
April 22, 2020
“I known as on the Lord in misery; the Lord answered me.” Ps 118:5 NKJV
At age twenty-six, Thomas began a publishing firm and based the Nationwide Conference of Gospel Choirs and Choruses in America. He labored with among the biggest singers within the historical past of Gospel music, together with Mahalia Jackson. However one night time after singing to a Saint Louis viewers, he was handed a telegram that stated, “Your spouse simply died.” She had handed away in childbirth. Thomas hurried again house to Chicago, the place his new child son died the next day. He plunged into melancholy, prevented individuals, and grew offended with God. “I felt God had accomplished me an injustice. I didn’t need to serve Him anymore or write Gospel songs.” Then a good friend took him to a neighborhood music college. That night Thomas sat down at a piano and commenced to play…and pray. He poured out his coronary heart to God, and what great phrases they have been: “Valuable Lord, take my hand, lead me on, let me stand, I’m drained, I’m weak, I’m worn; by the storm, by the night time, lead me on to the sunshine: Take my hand, treasured Lord, lead me house.” Thomas A. Dorsey testified that the Lord healed him that night time as he sat on the piano. He went on to pen greater than a thousand songs and turn into some of the influential Christian songwriters of all time. All as a result of he reached out to God for assist. The psalmist did that too: “I known as on the Lord in misery, and the Lord answered me.” So the phrase for you as we speak is—flip to God; He won’t disappoint you.