In my reflections and mediations on these scriptures, the Holy Spirit showed me that there was no more powerful words than the words uttered in the Book of Life. I could not pen any words that would do justice to these scriptures. The bible contains the most powerful words, spoken by the most powerful One. My spoken word is the spoken words of the Apostle Paul inspired by the Holy Spirit Himself. This piece, dubbed 'Words', is part one of a passion project that pulls two distinct genres together; words spoken and words sang. Its a hybrid creation inspired by my love for singing and speaking. In this performance, a longstanding vision came to life as there is no more powerful word than the Word of God. It takes the focus scriptures and fuses them into a dynamic spoken truth. The scriptures are presented with original ad-libs scripted to extend the listeners understanding of the Word and apply it to our current reality. 'Words' also has selected words that are sang instead of said. As a singer and performer, I have experienced the power of song and therefore incorporate it into all my spoken words. The more powerful the delivery of the words, the more powerful the impact.
Ephesians 6:10-20 gives us fierce words for a fierce battle. I had no need to search for powerful words or words that would impact because the impact and power was right in front of me. What people need to hear is the Word of God. It doesn't need colour or ad-libs, it needs hands and feet. It needs a voice. This piece of work takes the scripture and topic directly to the hearer; no hidden message, no complex plot, just the undiluted word of God. I think of it as a reminder, with an exclamation mark, to all the fighting men and women of God; A pool of encouragement to the weary christian solider; A charge to the struggling soul.
Writer and Arranger: Jhenelle Lewis Videographer & Editor: Supreme Digital Production/Javaughn Lewis Music Credits: 1. Dark Ambient Music (No Copyright) by Breaking Copyright — Music for youtube videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x74grrke9qE&list=PLfP6i5T0-DkIviWiMcjJkt1urg8ky-xrZ&index=6 2. (No Copyright) Inspirational Background Music For YouTube Videos by INFO MANTAP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juzLqj-TuQg
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