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#1160871 - 01/22/20 09:35 PM Oh My God Is Great  
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Hi All,
This one has been writing itself for a long time, or at least bouncing around in my skull. It says what I feel about my God. Today's fresh ink. Hope you like it.

Oh My God Is Great

One day I was wondering
How I could repay
All God has given me
What words could I say
The answer that He gave
Was I could testify
How He makes me feel
Raise my voice on high

My God is a loving God--------} Chorus
He knows we make mistakes
He's kind and forgiving
Oh my God is great
He made the biggest sacrifice
You could ever make
He offered up his only Son
Oh my God is great

I've seem many churches
With hellfire and brimstone
They say for any slight misstep
It's penance and atone
Their God is so angry
I'd always live in fear
That He wouldn't understand
Or he wouldn't care

But my God is a loving God--------} Chorus
He knows we make mistakes
He's kind and forgiving
Oh my God is great
He made the biggest sacrifice
You could ever make
He offered up his only Son
Oh my God is great

Instrumental Break 8 Bars

My God is a loving God--------} Chorus
He knows we make mistakes
He's kind and forgiving
Oh my God is great
He made the biggest sacrifice
You could ever make
He offered up his only Son
Oh my God is great

Oh my God is great

Copyright 1/2020 John W Selleck BMI


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

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#1160998 - 01/25/20 03:56 PM Re: Oh My God Is Great [Re: John W. Selleck]  
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Hi All,
In answer to a PM, this will be a slow, very strong, stately song, with the chorus very different from the verses. The verses will be like a story and the chorus like a testimony. Hope you get to hear it someday.


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

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#1161018 - 01/25/20 07:04 PM Re: Oh My God Is Great [Re: John W. Selleck]  
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Do you have a rough?

#1161020 - 01/25/20 07:39 PM Re: Oh My God Is Great [Re: JAPOV]  
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Originally Posted by JAPOV
Do you have a rough?


Sorry, no, I don't produce them any more. I don't have the finances I used to, so now I look for musical co-writers to complete songs. With some of them, I send MP3's of me singing them for phrasing, rhythm, and feel. I have found a few, I even have one working on a rock opera I put away years ago. I do actually have a guy looking at doing this one, hopefully an MP3 in the future.


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

http://www.soundclick.com/johnsings
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#1161022 - 01/25/20 08:36 PM Re: Oh My God Is Great [Re: John W. Selleck]  
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It's a great tribute to God and to your relationship with Him, and it's true, a lot of churches practice fear and always have..God wants us to love him...if we don't, then maybe we should fear him, but also remember he forgives. Lovely work John.

#1161025 - 01/25/20 09:13 PM Re: Oh My God Is Great [Re: John W. Selleck]  
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Hi Matt,
Thanks for the read, and the very nice comments. I have always believed that you have more success with honey than vinegar and have tried to live my live that way. Many of those churches believe God speaks loudly and carries a big stick.


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
A day without learning is a day lost

http://www.soundclick.com/johnsings
http://www.soundclick.com/johnwselleck
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