10/19/2018–Deuteronomy 28:1-14 (The Blessings of Obedience)
The year that I met my (second and forever) husband David, I wrote a very simple song, as I was studying about the Blessing and the Curse of the Law, in the book of Deuteronomy.
At the time I wrote it, it was kind of a victory song to sing at the devil, because I was going through a bit of a hard time, and I needed to let him know where I stood. So I would sing it, and shake my fist at him, and stamp my foot, while singing, “I’m blessed, BLESS GOD, I’m blessed!!!”
I’m sharing the (digitally-played) music file, and the sheet music, as well. You are free to download both, if you like. It’s very simplistic. I’m hoping that maybe my daughter Judi and I can actually sing it together and record it to share here as well.
The only other thing that I want to add right now, is that Jesus has fulfilled the law (Matthew 5:17-20). This doesn’t mean that the law of the Old Testament is done away with. What it does mean, is that because of what Jesus did when He laid down His life on the cross for us (John 1:1-18), we have been given the right–as believers–to claim–in Him–all of what the law promises–the blessing to those who believe on Him for salvation.
Later, we can discuss the curse of the law, but basically, for us who have received salvation through Jesus, it’s a comparison, more than anything, of what our lives would be like if we had NOT come to believe on Him as our personal Savior. It’s still in force, but thankfully, we have the blessing on our side…not the curse.
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To just listen to the (digitally-played) song here, without downloading it, click on the player below:
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Here’s a thumbnail of the sheet music, so you can follow along with the words as you play the .mp3.
6 Replies to “10/19/2018–Deuteronomy 28:1-14 (The Blessings of Obedience)”
May God continue to Bless!! I feel Blessed having the opportunity to read this, your first devotional. I lift up praises and thanksgiving that Jesus has fulfilled the law for us! I am Blessed, you are Blessed, we are all Blessed! Thank you Linda!!
Yes! Amen! Now I’m praising and blessing the Lord anew! I really need to find some good smilies for here! 😇 🤗
Tonight I refined the sheet music and the .mp3 file to be better balanced and have better background chording than the original file that I uploaded yesterday. I’ve found a better music notation program to make the sheet music in both a .pdf form and a .png that can be viewed on the page. Hooray!
Oh, and I added a second verse! It’s not quite the same as the way I wrote it back in 1983, but it’s similar. I have the original somewhere around here. If I ever find it, I may share it the way I wrote it back then. 🙂
“I am Blessed, Bless God, I am Blessed” <3
<3 = a Heart (Love)
<3 I love that one! On my new phone, I have some little emojis, too, but I don't know if they actually show up to others the same way I see them.
🎶🎵 Are those purple music notes to you?
Oh...they turned into blue ones for me when I submitted the text.