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God’s Tenderness – explosive and overwhelming

[From the archives.] Tenderness, noun: expressing warm, affectionate feelings; being kind and merciful; possessing gentle and delicate qualities; providing care and protectiveness. (Dictionary.com.) Explosive Tenderness Otis Redding took the word tenderness and turned it on its head. It’s not that … Continue reading

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The Explosive Power of Gospel Tenderness

[From the archives, in honor of Black Music Month.] Tenderness, noun: expressing warm, affectionate feelings; being kind and merciful; possessing gentle and delicate qualities; providing care and protectiveness. (Dictionary.com.) Otis Redding took the word tenderness and turned it on its … Continue reading

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Try A Little Tenderness – Otis Redding sings the gospel truth

Tenderness, noun: expressing warm, affectionate feelings; being kind and merciful; possessing gentle and delicate qualities; providing care and protectiveness. (Dictionary.com.) Otis Redding took the word tenderness and turned it on its head. It’s not that he changed the definition. It’s … Continue reading

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When God Whistles, Look Out!

Aimee Byrd posted on Facebook: There’s nothing like a song with some good whistling in it: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” Andy Griffith, Jack Johnson’s new “I Got You,” “Patience,” “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard”… So I commented that … Continue reading

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