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I'm Deborah. I'm a writer, currently seeking representation/publication for my YA Fantasy Fractured Princess

I love to play Final Fantasy games and Shattered Pixel Dungeon. I also enjoy the many ins and outs of music (I'm a chorus geek).

Friday, April 3, 2015

Good Friday Freeday: Musical Edition

A Good Friday to you all!

While I'm glad for the day off, in the Christian community, this is a solemn day, marking the first day of Christ's time in the tomb--I'm going to start calling it that.

It didn't occur to me until it was announced at my church, but we didn't have an Easter play this year because a lack of interest. Honestly, our plays are kinda blah, and our church's median age is probably 60, so that's understandable. I actually had an idea for one this year, though! Maybe I'll develop it for next year.

What it was was a musical about Jesus to many of the songs on the Christian radio stations I usually listen to. Hillsong and Kari Jobe have some great songs out right now, so I just thought I'd post my imagined set list for this play. For those who acknowledge today, and even those who don't, I hope it ministers to you. :)

Hillsong - Desert Song
Matthew 4:1-11 (Satan tries to tempt Jesus in the wilderness)


Hillsong - Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)
Matthew 14:25-29 (Jesus walks on water, and Peter comes to walk with him)



Kari Jobe - The More I Seek You
Luke 10:38-42 (Jesus visits Martha and her sister Mary)


Israel Houghton - Hosanna
Matthew 21:9 (The crowd meets Jesus as he comes to Jerusalem)


Kari Jobe - Forever
Matthew 27:45 - 28:10 (His Death through His Resurrection)


7 comments:

  1. What a wonderful idea for Easter! I do hope you develop it: the songs are really good. Today, for me, is a time for quiet reflection leading to the Sunrise Service on Sunday (and this year, I have told myself, I will bring a BLANKET!) I hope your Easter is blessed, and I'm looking forward to enjoying those songs tonight at hime.

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  2. You should develop that play for next year.
    It may not seem like 'Good' Friday, but considering what happened afterwards, it really is a great day.
    Have a Blessed Easter!

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  3. I think it would be neat if you did develop your ideas into a play for your church. I liked your ideas that you shared here. Oceans and the Desert Song; two of my favorites. Of course so much talent at Hillsong. We have to have Good Friday in order to have the victory of Easter Sunday; I'm thankful Jesus was willing to go through it all for me :)

    betty

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  4. That's what Good Friday is? I had no idea! (Can you tell I've never been Christian? LOL.) Now I won't feel stupid if anyone ever brings it up... XD

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  5. I think you should write your play, Debra! Thanks for introducing me to this lovely music! I hope you had a meaningful Easter!

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  6. Thanks for sharing these. Love me some Isreal Haughton.
    This year, our teenagers re-enacted the Stations of the Cross in the community near our church.

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