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Music To Their Eyes (by Jon Allen)

When I was a teenager so many years ago (6), You could not have separated me from my music no matter what. I don't remember a single second in my car without the stereo blasting loud enough for the cars around me to enjoy the music with me. Teenagers today haven't changed much. If anything the music is more accessible to them than ever. Music is like an escape hatch offering a quick out during the complacent episodes of life. Teenagers are more dependent on the music than ever. People often say that the music is powerful, and its true. Music has a great deal of power in our society. Music can influence your mood, bring back memories or even give you hope for the future. Did you know the Gospel is much like music?  To the Christian teenager, the Gospel can be represented in many ways. The greatest experience I have in my life is speaking this Gospel into the lives of teenagers and watching them grab a hold of it like they would a new song on the radio. At first you might hear