I have been blessed immensely to hear the music of Timothy Brindle. He has taken gospel rap to a place that I have heard no other form of "contemporary" music taken. Period.read this on his album entitled "Killing Sin":Topics CoveredWith the overarching theme of Killing Sin being that of putting to death the works and deeds of the flesh and to live a life of holiness, every track is fixed and hinges upon that single point of focus. Even with that though, Timothy Brindle offers up a wide variety of topics on the issue of killing sin, such as:Fighting against sin daily (Pressing into the Kingdom, Let's Kill Sin, The Battle) Sin of pornography (Step into the Light, The Temptation) Producing spiritual fruit (Fruit Inspection, Blessings of Obedience) Walking in the Holy Spirit (Power of the Holy Spirit, Sacrifice of Worship) Focusing on Christ (Fix Your Eyes, The Excellency of Christ) Christ's work to save us from sin (The Humility of Christ, The Faithfulness of Christ) That's just a taste of the topics covered. There is so much on this album that you'll walk away with something new every single time you listen to it.more info here: http://www.trailblazinministries.com/music-reviews/timothy_brindle_killing_sin.phpFREELY LISTEN TO THIS MUSIC: http://cdbaby.com/cd/brindle2
Shai Linne with Lampmode Records is another outstanding artist. His latest album The Atonement is saturated with theology. Anyone who can sample John Piper and rap about Emmanuel Kant has my vote. He is reformed in his theology and I am not so much, but his songs are well thought and scripturally based. He does alot of expository rapping (wow, I never thought I'd hear those two words in the same sentence ;-) ) on different passages of scripture.Joe
It's sad to know that the lyrics in these songs are things you will not hear in the vast majority of pulpits in a whole year.
If I may ask in my curiousity, what does Timothy Brindle rap about Immanuel Kant?
Hello BoG:To my knowlege T. Brindle hasn't rapped about Emmanuel Kant, Shai Linne did in his song Jesus is Alive on his album The Atonement. The crux of the song highlights how many entertainers, philosophers, and world leaders have died but Christ is still alive. Emmanuel Kant is listed along with Darwin and others.
Here are the lyrics to Shai Linne's song The Atonement Q&A. Again, leaning towards Reformed, but still solid. This track features fellow artist Stephen the Levite.Who is God? God is the universes CreatorAnd Sustainer plus the only Savior, there is no one greaterHe triune, holy, omnipotent, omniscient, absoluteLoving, sovereign and righteous are a few of His attributesHow do we know this? Well, we know this from the BibleWhere God has revealed Himself- anything else is just an idolWhats the Bible about? Mans complete ruin in sinAnd what God has done in Christ to bring us to Him againWhat is sin? Sin is the breaking of Gods lawPlus our condition, which means from birth we all got flawsWhats the result? The result is by nature were Gods enemiesAnd must pay the penalty unless God provides the remedyWhat the remedy? The remedy is the cross of ChristWhere He suffered all the strikes for the lawless typeIve been rescued by the Lamb, Im convinced that Hes risenAnd blessed is the man whose sins are forgiven!(Chorus)Just fall back, and with the eyes of faithBehold the beauty of surprising graceBecause the Lamb has died, third day He had to riseHes magnified- Gods wrath is satisfiedJust fall back- theres an atonement nowThe cross of Christ is holy groundBecause the Lamb has died, third day He had to riseHes magnified- Gods wrath is satisfiedVerse 2Regeneration- the Holy Spirits true work in His loveTo the elect, who receive new birth from aboveExpiation- expiation means Gods removed my filthinessThe old testament type was the goat into the wildernessRedemption- weve been freed from slavery to sinAnd His very own blood is the price He paid, my friendPropitiation- Propitiation means since the Lamb has diedHis work is finished- Gods wrath is satisfiedAdoption- adoption means God is now my FatherI got the hottest Poppa and by the Spirit holler AbbaReconciliation means theres no more enmityGod is now a friend to me, were no longer enemiesJustification- God declares us righteousSanctification- were being made into His likenessGlorification- thats what happens at the finishWhen God conforms believers perfectly to Christs image!(Chorus)Verse 3Gods grace is magnificent, He slayed His innocentSon- through faith and repentance we get the benefitsWhat is faith? Faith is a gift from God- when we receive thisWe trust and treasure the person and finished work of JesusRepentance? Repentance is turning from your sinAnd trusting Christ as the Spirit cleanses you withinWhat is grace? Oh, grace is unmerited favorOur inheritance major cause we cherish the SaviorRight, and if I may quote again, we were doomed with SatanBut believers get Jesus righteousness through imputationImputation? God takes Jesus righteousness amountThrough faith He credits it into the Christians accountAnything else? Well, I guess this overview must sufficeBut none of this is possible apart from union with ChristAnd finally, once you know the ways of the Lord than theonly thing that you can say is Soli Deo Gloria!(Chorus)
Another vote for Shai Linne.