The gospel song “Somebody Bigger Than You and I” became a standard song recorded by different artists, and performed in congregations. This song sends out powerful words about the greatness of God. It reminds us that no matter who we ...

Everyone knows the gospel song “Peace in the Valley.” Everyone recognized it to be Elvis Presley’s or Red Foley’s song. However, when the song was written, it was actually intended for Mahalia Jackson. Thomas A. Dorsey wrote the song in ...

How many times have you lost track of everything and found yourself walking in the path of darkness? Moreover, what did you do to get back on track? This scenario is unavoidable, some of us will go through these struggles. ...

There are times when we find ourselves facing a crossroad, confused with the many things going on in our lives, or struggling with something else, and on the verge of giving up. These situations offer us the best chance to ...

Most of the time, we get troubled by problems and trials in life. Further, these struggles will sometimes shake our faith which may lead to our downfall. The good thing is we can do is to go to God and ...

The people we love will accept us even when we do something wrong, but this doesn’t happen all the time. Sometimes, they will give up on us because they have reached their limit. Who’s going to help us then? Who ...

It is never easy to surrender, whether it be a fight, your dream, or anything about life. When we hear the word surrender, we often associate this with defeat. Defeat has a negative meaning to most of us. When you ...

Christmas is over, and we are all waiting to welcome the New Year. Everyone’s excited about what’s new to come in their lives. Some are busy planning for the coming year, while others are busy hoping to change some old ...

When life is tough, we begin to feel discouraged because we think that there is no hope anymore. However, despite all the trials and hardship, Jesus is with us. He will support us and help us get through all the challenges. ...

When life is becoming a burden to you, what do you do? Do you run away from all of it? Or do you constantly worry about it, knowing that nothing will happen when you keep thinking about it? We all ...

Freedom is an essential part of human being. Without freedom, we are unable to become who we hope to be. We cannot achieve peace and happiness without freedom. In today’s world freedom is almost applied in every aspect of our ...

Precious Lord, Take My Hand Mahalia Jackson was a revered gospel singer. She had done justice to multiple songs and her faith resonates through her singing. She was often referred to as “The Queen of Gospel” and has become one ...

Have you ever thought about your relationship with God? Do you believe in a supreme being that created the heaven and earth? Is it a must to believe in a supernatural being? Well, in my opinion, faith and belief really ...

Rev. William Herbert Brewster originally wrote the song “Move On Up A Little Higher” for one of his religious parades or passion plays. However, it became a profound spiritual anthem for the Black church as it reflects the postwar Afro-modernist sentiments. ...

W. Herbert Brewster encouraged his people to move up a little higher. He wanted them to push themselves to their limit. Brewster believes that his people can do what other people can do. Therefore, for him to inspire them, he ...

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. – John 15:13, NLT As already established in most published sources, Mahalia Jackson and Martin Luther King Jr. were strong proponents of the Civil War Movement. ...

In an endless stream of tunes available online for our listening pleasure, none can quite grasp the depth of old hymns. Hence, we saw the rise of covers and recordings done by renowned and rising artists. Today’s feature is from ...

Mahalia Jackson | Photo credit: bbc.co.uk “His Eye is on the Sparrow” is the resulting song from a visit to an ill, bedridden friend. The impact that such visit had on the author is essentially huge that she had to ...

A mother praying with her son |Photo Credits: miracletent.com There are a lot of songs dedicated for and inspired by women who have brought us to this world — our mothers. Meanwhile, there are also gospel-related tunes that combine this topic ...

Stay with me, folks, as we honor the founding families, quartets, and solo gospel singers! This is not an exhaustive list, but they’re enough to fill our plate. Without them furthering God’s message through their songs, where would we be ...

If you’ve been a regular viewer of The Johnny Cash Show, you probably had much of the joys offered by its great host and the amazing cast. With every episode filled with high-end entertainment, you’ll never regret tuning in to it.  The “man ...

Jim Reeves/Amazon.com Also known as Precious Lord, Take My Hand, “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” is a gospel song recorded by Jim Reeves. Known as the ‘father of black gospel music’, Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey wrote the lyrics of the song. This song was ...

 “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I ...