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Wednesday Word: "How Are You Feeding Yourself Spiritually?"

Posted by Matt McCoy on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, In : Wednesday Word 
This might seem like a simple question but I've found it's the simple questions that often have the biggest impact. Ask yourself this question today, "What am I doing right now to feed my spirit?"  Remember, what we feed grows and what we starve dies. Choose today to starve out sin and feed God's promises in our lives.

God bless!
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3 Consequences of Sin

Posted by Matt McCoy on Sunday, August 30, 2015, In : Sunday Lesson 
We all know to stay away from sin. But have you ever really taken time to see "why" we MUST stay away? In this video I go over the results of our sin. Sin Separates. Sin Interferes. Sin Numbs.

Let's pray and ask God to give us the wisdom and strength to stay away from all appearances of evil. 
God bless,
Matt
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Is Your Life Complete?

Posted by Matt McCoy on Friday, August 15, 2014, In : Daily Blog 

A question to ask yourself today, “Am I complete in Christ?”  People ask me all the time how I’m so happy all the time. They ask me how I have such a great marriage. They want to know why I can get along with literally anyone. The answer is simple. I am 100% complete in Christ. Everything, and I mean everything, I’ll ever need is found in Jesus Christ. The world can’t tell you that. It doesn’t sell books, it doesn’t make the movies, it doesn’t sound romantic. I was complete be...


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Can hate mail be a good thing?

Posted by Matt McCoy on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, In : Daily Blog 


I've told my wife often that the biggest scare I have with my online ministry is getting into a habit of just witnessing and nurturing the Christ followers. Don't get me wrong, my personality is to encourage and there is nothing I love more than to lift up and brighten someone's day. Having that been said, I want to always be aware of the lost and dying world out there and I never want to be so inner circle focused that I lose site of my task to daily win others to Christ and his love for the...

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Using Downtime Wisely

Posted by Matt McCoy on Thursday, April 3, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
Some of the best advice I can give is learn to use downtime to grow as an individual. Not only can you use downtime to grow spiritually but intellectually as well. I have made a habit to keep a notebook/journal with me in my car so times like yesterday when I waited 2 hours for an oil change, I can prepare and grow.

The Bible says we are to number our days and count every moment. We need to constantly be working to make a better YOU.  A more attractive you is better for those around you and b...
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Bible Reading Plan

Posted by Matt McCoy on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
There's not much better use of our time than in God's word studying His truths. Join my wife and I in the month of April and May as we study the book of James, Matthew and Romans.



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Speaking at TNT Event in Coward, SC

Posted by Matt McCoy on Friday, March 21, 2014, In : Speaking Opportunity 
Last night I had the opportunity to speak for the TNT Event at Coward Baptist Church in Coward, SC. It was a great blessing getting to meet people who previously I only knew online. I spoke on
3 Practices for Everyday Spiritual Growth:
1. Take What You Have, Where you Are, Do what you can.
2. Welcome the Disciplines.
  • Reading the Bible
  • Time in Prayer
  • Choosing Your Friends Wisely
  • Keeping a Spiritual Journal
3. Do for ONE what you wish you could do for EVERYONE.

I really appreciate the kindness and gene...

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Does God Want You Happy?

Posted by Matt McCoy on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, In : Daily Blog 

The quick answer to this question is a simple Yes. The problem comes when the wrong things make us happy. We live in a society that places such a high value on wealth, fame, status, weather, health, entertainment, etc. This is NOT the way God designed us. We have let the distractions of this world take over in our lives and now we ultimately treasure the wrongs things.


Do you know you have EVERYTHING you need in Christ? Think about that for a minute. We don't have a lot in Christ, we don't jus...

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Seek First...

Posted by Matt McCoy on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, In : Daily Blog 

Over the past few weeks I have had the verse from Matthew 6 stuck in my head. "Seek First the Kingdom of Heaven"


Seek means, to go in search or quest of....to try to find or discover.

This is what God wants for us to do with our lives. Simply, SEEK him. 

The next part of the verse uses the word "first." God doesn't want our leftovers. As creator of the world, he gave us so many wonderful things here on Earth. Beautiful Nature Scenes, attractive people and friendships, a mind that is able to obta...

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Finally! Shirts and Piano DVD are here!

Posted by Matt McCoy on Thursday, March 13, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
I've had people asking me for over a year when the Acoustic Selection shirts would be available and when the Praise in 10 Days Piano DVD will be complete. I can finally say, "THEY"RE DONE!!"  Hallelujah!

The shirts are $20 bucks (plus shipping) and the DVD is $15 for just Piano or $20 for Piano + Guitar + Picks bundle pack.  Send the link to anyone who you think would be interested. 

Message me with any questions. Otherwise, swing over to the Shop tab http://www.acousticselection.com/shop.php a...

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We're ALL called to Fish!

Posted by Matt McCoy on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
Growing up I often heard people make the statement of "going into full-time ministry." Don't get me wrong, I do think some people are called to be full-time missionaries in other countries and some are called to be full-time pastors, etc. The problem with wording things in this way implies that other followers of Christ are simply getting a box checked to get into Heaven. As you know, this is not at all what God wants for our lives. When God saves us, he calls us all to fish. 

What do I mean b...
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What's in a Name?

Posted by Matt McCoy on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
As the song "Your Name" says.

"Your name, is a strong and mighty tower.
Your name, is a shelter like no other,
Your name, let the nations sing it louder, 
cause nothing has the power to save but your name!"

Praise the Lord that we serve a God who sent his only son to bear the sin of the world, on a cross, that we can be free from Satan's power of us. We can now worship him forever and have a blessed and joy-filled life! Think about the sacrifice of the cross today and pledge to worship God with ev...

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It's Your Choice...

Posted by Matt McCoy on Friday, March 7, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
I heard an interesting quote today....we choose if we want the blessings of God from our obedience or the punishments from our disobedience.

Really has me thinking...




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Rejoice in the answer NO!

Posted by Matt McCoy on Thursday, March 6, 2014, In : Daily Blog 
Often we feel like God didn't answer our prayer if the answer was not the "yes" we anticipated or wanted. I have found I can pray so hard for things and God will tell me "NO." We must as Christians realize God works his plan on his watch, not ours. I'm praying I can learn to better accept God's answer to my prayer...even if it's not the one I want. Many answers we didn't like at first turn out much better later on. Keep the faith!


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Free MP3's for download and listening

Posted by Matt McCoy on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, In : Information 
Starting February I will be posting each month a free acoustic mp3 for download of one of my original songs on the "Shop" page. Check it out!
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Tshirts, Picks, Piano DVD

Posted by Matt McCoy on Thursday, January 23, 2014, In : Information 
I've got a lot of things in the pipeline right now. The Praise in 10 Days Piano DVD is days from being finished and will go on sale ASAP. I have Acoustic Selection Picks available for sale or any donation.
Also, T- shirts are close to being complete with 3 different styles. I'm excited to get these up on the site!

http://www.acousticselection.com/praise-in-10-days-dvd.php

Thanks again to everyone who has encouraged and helped me on this fun journey. Life is good!

God bless!
Matt
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More additions coming soon!

Posted by Matt McCoy on Saturday, November 3, 2012, In : Information 
As stated, this site is in the very early stage of development. I hope in the near future to have many more songs posted along with the chord/lyrics beside the video (that's the part that takes the longest). 

Also, to name a few, I hope to add things like:
  • Merchandise area with shirts, mugs, pens, desk items, etc.
  • Song Lists to quickly navigate all the uploaded songs
  • Intro Videos to talk more about the site (help out beginners)
  • Donation Link (so people can give for DVD's and Bible college family m...

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Website Launched!

Posted by Matt McCoy on Thursday, November 1, 2012,
Today is the first day of the website "www.acousticselection.com"  I am excited to see what God has in store for this ministry in the near future. This site will have many improvements in the days to come so please stay tuned as I continue to add new content. 

My main goal is to make this site easy to navigate for beginning guitar and piano players. I hope to have chord and lyric sheets for each of my videos that will be available to print out for quick access. 

Stay tuned for more updates comi...
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