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We are reminded of the brokenness of the world in the headlines every day: school shootings, misconduct allegations, government corruption, global tensions, neighborhood crime. The news reminds us of how we are longing for resurrection in every corner of our world. As we celebrate Easter this year, I think about how fast the world seems to be spinning out of control, and yet I have this peace in my soul that seems to defy logic. The core of this peace is a person. Jesus’ death on the cross was atonement for my sin, yet it was His resurrection that gives me hope in the face of the tragedy and pain we experience today. This leads us to my choice of favorite song for Easter 2018.
Shai Linne has been a nationally known Christian hip-hop artist for the last 13 years. Last year, on his album Still Jesus, he collaborated with Beautiful Eulogy on the amazing song “Supreme.”
This song is a treatise on the Person central to my faith, and in 756 words, lays out with clarity the reasons why Jesus Christ is (or should be) the supreme entity in our lives, and why the Bible calls Him “the Name above all names.” The more the world changes, the clearer it is that Jesus is constant and unchanging – a true anchor for our restless souls.
The rhyme structure, killer beats, and musical landscape is on point – [ read more… ]