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No Grey With Jesus: 'Doesn't Work Like That'

Matt Richards

Matthew 6:24 No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Revelation 3:15 ‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.

Joshua 24:15 Joshua says, “choose this day whom you will serve

This song really spoke to me today. I was brought to tears. Got to me as I think about many people I have known this year who are on the fence.

They want God but want to live a life of compromise. They want church, but want to have sex with their girlfriend for example.

My God, my God some of them have died in the last 12 months. At least four that I know.

For those living in compromise, living in sin, there's a real urgency right now. I am not saying this to condemn but WARN you. I feel this so much.

Please please PLEASE don't play church, please don't play games, please don't go to hell. Please.


No Gray

Yeah I wrote this song

And I pray that you listen to all the words

Cause I feel like at some point in everybody's life

We feel like this

Lord, I'm split in two

Part of me loves the world

And the other loves You

So, what do I do

I wanna be saved

But I got to stay cool, too

And no I'm not a fool

I know eventually I'm gonna have to choose

And, really I don't wanna lose

My ticket into heaven

And a chance to be used by You


And if it's God that I'm after

I just can't serve two masters

And before something happens

I got to turn it all around

Because I know

I can't just have my cake and eat it too

Cause it's real easy to stay on the fence and still do you

And it'd be cool if we could love the Lord and still go do our thing

But see it doesn't work like that

You gotta to be white or black

See I've realized

When it comes to sin

You just don't compromise

It's a matter of death and life

Be weak and do wrong

Or be strong and do right

And I don't wanna keep going to church

Singing all about how much You're worth

And then continue doing my dirt

Living as if I didn't care if You're hurt


Lord I really need you to help me

Get it together

Saints, we really gotta

Get it together


No it don't work like that

You gotta be white or black

No Gray

No shades of gray

Don't work like that

No gray


Lord help us, help me to get it together.


Father forgive me for living a double life. For wanting the benefits without the commitment without obedience. Have mercy on me I repent. I choose not to play church. Wash me in Your blood. Take complete control of my life that I might be hot and not luke warm, I choose to serve You and You only in Jesus' name amen.

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