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The Day I Traded In Hollow Wood
by Stephanie McGill
10/01/13
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Hollow wood... First, may I express to you, that this is my personal definition
It's anything and everything, that hinders us, from giving God first recognition

Rather it's our house, clothes, jewellery, drugs, sex, or friends
Rather it's a car, the job, or following the latest trends

Rather it is the love of that, in which we call money
Rather it's that person we're sweet on, or the one we call honey

Rather it's television, or singing those inappropriate songs
Rather it's not giving up that one thing, that we know in our heart is wrong

Rather it's the hate we hold in our hearts, with our unwillingness to forgive
Rather it's doing bad things, never correcting them, and continuing in sin to live

Hollow wood to me is anything that separates us from God above
It is also, things that we allow to take the place of giving God our love

The Day I traded in hollow wood for the Holy Word
I was sick of me, I started praying and my Father heard
He heard a lost soul desperately crying out to him, in pain
On the edge of nothingness about to jump, then Jesus came

Jesus lifted me above my situation, to set me free
Now I'm telling all my testimony, in how he saved me

I tell you, things around me looked totally bleak
I was a pitiful mess, my strength had all went to weak

I assumed I would die, in that current condition
Satan had rendered me, a soul lost to prediction

Little did I know, God had already called me out by name
Jesus gave me a glimpse of him; my life's not been the same

Now I'm all sold out for Jesus, on a God driven mission
Something I've never been in my life; I'm learning submission

I'm learning to submit to God, no matter my fleshly desires
No matter what this world says, I do what God requires

The day I traded in hollow wood, for the Holy Word
I was sick of me, I started praying and my Father heard
He heard a lost soul desperately crying out to him, in pain
On the edge of nothingness about to jump, then Jesus came

Jesus said," If you continue on this path, you shall surely die"
Don't you know Satan is a cunning deceiver, and he's full of lies?

He knows what God has for all of us, it's long ago been ordained
He will do anything, to keep you from achieving that gain

Jesus, his voice called out to me, and I did not waver
Satan attacked, Jesus' hand made me all the braver

Satan knows his future is a thousand years in chains
Refusing to go down, without many of God's children slain

But worry not, because God said it's already done
The fight between good and evil, Jesus has already won

Jesus won that battle, all for us, hanging from that tree
If you believe in him, you've already been set free

The day I traded in hollow wood for the Holy Word
I was sick of me, I started praying, and my Father heard
He heard a lost soul desperately crying out to him, in pain
On the edge of nothingness about to jump, than Jesus came

If we would open our hearts to Jesus, his instruction, we would hear
Know these are distractions from God, these things we hold so dear

These hollow things, have not the ability to actually save lives
We still continue on day by day, against our Holy God, we strive

You see, the Holy Word is nothing tangible; it is but a two edged sword
It slashes the flesh of non-repentance; those following Jesus, there is reward

The Holy Word cannot be measured, in our worldly sense, as in gold
God's word has all authority and strength, God's word, stands tall and bold

The Spirit of God, gives the word power, as so to be achieved
Thus creating manifestations and miracles, for those who believe

If you are still wavering on trading in hollow wood, for the Lord
Won't you give God a try, there's plenty of room, jump on board

The day you trade in hollow wood for the Holy Word
Some will say you've lost your mind, even call you disturbed
Yes, now for Jesus, we've lost our minds, and we're done with wrong
Jesus, who's taken us into new revelations, given us to sing a new song

smcgill366@gmail.com

If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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