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Listen to Tinsley Martins

August 2, 2013 5:24 p.m.

Tinsley Martins performs spoken word at The Body Church.

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"But depression's only rehab is made by the power of the tome,

three words to heal and to seal an open cut:

I Give Up.

Let your mind and the voices know that there's only one king on the throne,

and without him, Elohim, life will always be dim.

Life, dark like the reflect in your mirror, evil like the thoughts in your head,

ugly like the desire in your heart and dead like Jesus on the cross like you forgot about."