Review of Kesha's Praying

When I saw friends sharing the video for Kesha's "Praying" on the internet, I had to check it out. I was quite surprised by what I found. She uses bright colors and black and white to show her emotions. The song itself is most likely a reference to her struggles with her label and producer over the past year.
While she could have chosen to react in anger, she instead offers prayers for her abuser and hopes that he will change.
The music video shows crosses and a holy Bible. It looks like Acts 4 and Acts 1 are written on pages of an open Bible. As far as I could see, Acts 1 does not fit Kesha's situation. But in Acts 4, Peter and John speak to the Sanhedrin. Verses 16-20 could reflect Kesha's situation:
16 “What are we going to do with these men?” they asked. “Everyone living in Jerusalem knows they have performed a notable sign, and we cannot deny it. 17 But to stop this thing from spreading any further among the people, we must warn them to speak no longer to anyone in this name.”
18 Then they called them in again and commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. 19 But Peter and John replied, “Which is right in God’s eyes: to listen to you, or to him? You be the judges! 20 As for us, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.” (NIV,
I admire Kesha's expression of grace while celebrating her freedom from her struggles.


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