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Julie True is one of my favorite soaking worship leader.  Read her description of soaking below.  You can check out her music at her website.

Soaking can encompass many things. It’s a time to quiet the soul, but to be awakened in the spirit to hear the heart of God in that moment, and to interact with Him in a very personal way. Soaking time for me is always associated with music. It can be music that is sung, or music that is instrumental, but it is always music that comes to life because of what Holy Spirit is doing in that moment.

Music that is birthed in the Presence of God without having been previously composed, is typically referred to as a “spontaneous song”. A spontaneous song is music that has never been heard before by anyone, including the one who sings or plays it.

Soaking music takes us outside the boundaries of traditional worship music. It is a time of total freedom to express my love for my Father God, and for Him to express His love for me. My expressions to Him can encompass many things……………praise, adoration, intimate worship, joy, celebration, thankfulness, composed songs, spontaneous songs, with words, without words…..

Above all, soaking is a time of connecting spirit to spirit and heart to heart with the one who loves us like no other, and who created us to have relationship with Him. Soaking is an authentic interactive experience with God that has no expectations or limitations typically found in our modern worship meetings. What I mean by this is that most worship experiences in the modern church are made up of singing songs that have a couple of verses, then we sing the chorus a couple of times, end the song, and go to the next song.

In a time of soaking we might sing the same song for 20 minutes as we “soak in” and receive new depths of connection with the words we are singing. It’s an expansion of expression that permeates traditional lines that have been drawn in defining what worship is, or should be.

Soaking is a time of total freedom in the spirit…..a time to make time to be saturated by the Presence of God…..a time to breathe Him in and soak Him in to every cell of our being. It’s a time to be still and know that God is God……a time to cease striving in any way and to lay my burdens at the feet of Jesus. It’s a time to receive fresh healing in my body and soul, and to fix my eyes on Jesus…..a time to rest in the shadow of God’s wings, and to know His peace that passes understanding…..a time to hear His whispers of love for me and to allow time for that love to completely overtake me.

Happy Soaking…..

Julie

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I lay myself down at your feet

Waiting just to hear You speak

Every word your lips declare

Is everything I want to hear


So I am hanging on these words

Believing it’ll erase my hurts

Reaching for your living breath

Knowing it will kill my death


Though I fall now and again

Slipping down yet never far

From your always reaching hands

Pulling back my reckless heart


So here I am found at your feet

Dying, longing to hear You speak

Determined to hold the precious gold

Which restores my soul, making me whole


Now I lay down at your feet

Falling ‘sleep into your dream

Sanctified, free and clean

In your presence, so sweet

Collide
The beauty and the broken
Collide
The hope and the weakened

Collide
The song and the tremor
Collide
The saints and the terror

Collide
The heavens and below
Collide
Creator with my soul

Collide
The joy and the jaded
Collide
Love is, underrated

welcome home…

...to a place where you can relax and refresh your spirit.

Draw close to God.
Get intimate with Him.
Drink until you overflow
with His love.

Here are some spiritual nourishments for your soul. Read the devotionals, poems, and songs. Soak and be filled in His presence. Enjoy!

The famous soaking couch

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all you who labor
and are heavy laden,
and I will give you rest.

Matt 11:28


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