Editor's Note: CNN iReport invited choirs to sing "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power" and combined them to create one powerful voice.
The choir that was dressed in roman clothes...they are from the Holy Land Experience in Florida. Love the different groups in this video. Thank You CNN.
"All Christian songs are simply "mythatians" of those trapped in the bible box."
Looks like they were dressed for an Easter production.
Ah. Makes sense to me.
This is just lovely. Beautiful voices.
But what kind of costumes are the choir at 00:35 wearing??
Oh, I see it is Roman-era garb. Where they putting on a stage production? I'm so curious now. Lol.
Thank you, CNN for putting this beautiful and uplifting video together.
Really enjoyed this clip ! It amazing to me how some people's are just so negative !!! Wow ... But I guess where there's GOOD There is always EVIL ...hummmmm !
Here's my latest list - this seems like a good spot to set this down, as nobody's posting much on this thread.....
bad letter combinations / words to avoid if you want to post that wonderful argument:
Many, if not most are buried within other words, but I am not shooting for the perfect list, so use your imagination and add any words I have missed as a comment (no one has done this yet)
– I found some but forgot to write them down. (shrugs).
c-um.........as in doc-ument, accu-mulate, etc.
sp-ic........as in disp-icable (look out Sylvester the cat!)
ho-mo...whether ho-mo sapiens or ho-mose-xual, etc.
t-it.........const-itution, att-itude, ent-ities, etc.
fu-ck...isn't this a great word? yet they filter it. :(
tw-at.....as in wristw-atch, (an unexpected one)
va-g....as in extrava-gant, va-gina, va-grant
ar-se....yet "ass" is not filtered!
jacka-ss...but ass is fine lol
p-is.....as in pi-stol, lapi-s, pi-ssed, etc.
There are more, so do not assume that this is complete.
okay words that you might not expect to be filtered....!!!
I have found the best way to re-submit is to hit the back button, delete
the cookies, look for and fix the problem and then hit "post".
There are also "technical" ways past the filter, like "html ent-ities"
(google it without the dash), but the words and letter combos remain the problem...
Here's a word to add to the banned list: co-co-on
whether it's c-oc, or co-on, this is ridiculous.
And the point of this article is...? What... different christian denominational choir's can get together and sing...?
LOL, I forgot that part. :D This is just a quick hello. I have to dash off again. I am glad to see you have not lost your sense of humor during your absences. :D
It is the result of this request: http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/09/choirs-submit-your-ireports/
It is simply to honor the rich tradition of Gospel music in African-American churches.
So? They are having fun singing. Or I assume they are having fun.....
Will they let other people have fun if it hurts no one else too?
I doubt it.
In fact, being deluded by religious beliefs makes it inevitable that they will do their best to keep others from enjoying themselves if their personal interpretations of said religious beliefs "tell" them to do so....
But I'm not stopping them from singing, just in case anyone was going to try that silly argument...
Why turn an article about choirs singing into something it's really not?
A good question. I have no defense. Congratulations on pointing out my attempt to create a topic worth discussing...I am guilty as charged... :D
I understand but there's more relevent articles for that. Can't we just enjoy the choirs singing, whether we are religious or not? I know even when I was anti-Christian, I still enjoyed some nice Christian music.
There is no such thing as .."nice christian music".... :-)
You scoundrel, you. :P
You would disagree if you heard the choir at my parish. ;)
Why... did you just call me a 'scoundrel'.... Thank you..! :-)
I have been called 'much' worse on these blogs..!
And as for your 'parish choir'..... yeah, yeah, yeah..... that's one thing you Catholics, Mormon's, and the Evangelical's got is the 'rock the house' ... Raisin' the roof choir's...
O.K.... So, you got the singers, and ya' got God on your side.... So.... Is that all ya' got buster..?!!! :-)
No one can out-do God. By definition, he is the trump card! ;-)
Lol. Well, I don't know if you would call a renowned choir that performs classical and polyphony Latin (as well as other languages) chants a 'rock the house' 'raise the roof' choir, as commonly understood but...I guess you can! :P
Oh, we have more than that! We have awesome clerical vestaments, beautiful and ornate icons and dead languages...all on a Sunday morning! What do you have, non-believer? :P
@Peter F & @Frank
I see that I am being attacked and also out-numbered by 'beilievers', as my co-horts David Johnson, Raison, NL, Eric G., Luke, Kate, Frogist, etc... are not around to back me up on this.
Careful, I am trained in the ancient...yet powerful intellectual art of..... "Agnostic-Fu" :-)
I suggest you both take a deep breath and step back before someone's 'faith' gets destroyed here... got it..?!! :-)
My Cruci-jitsu is stronger and mightier than your Agnostic-Fu! :P
"Cruci-jitsu.. LOL!!!!!!! Very nice... !
However, as you well know, from our previous debates, my 'Agnostic-Fu' has caused you to waver in your 'beliefs'..... Causin' ya' to question.....? Being *not* so sure that life and reality is the way you 'think' it is....
You know I got ya'... :-)
Thank you. I try, I try. ;)
Where exactly did you cause me to waver in my beliefs? I believe you are mistaken or dreaming! :P
Ah, but I use freestyle martial arts! I can even use NailPalm technique and Word-fu!
Prepare to defend your beliefs! (oooowwwaaaaaaahhhh-hai!) :P
*is tired and not feeling so well so he just hits Raison with a bat*
Ow! Touché. One point to the gentleman in the red pajamas. LOL
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