More Than a Song - Discovering the Truth of Scripture Hidden in Today's Popular Christian Music
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More Than a Song is a weekly podcast dedicated to helping you discover the truth of Scripture hidden in today's popular Christian music. Each episode teaches you to connect portions of God's Word with the songs you are singing along with on the radio; to help you meditate on Truths that will transform your way of thinking and ultimately your life.
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#166: "Still" by Hillary Scott
4 days ago
For some reason I was operating in the assumption that when God instructs us to "be still and know that I am God," He meant it was supposed to be quiet. However, a closer look at Psalm 46 reveals total chaos, not quiet. Hillary Scott in her song titled "Still" reminds us that God is indeed asking us to be still in the midst of our chaos. Grab a friend and head over to Psalm 46 with me this week. On this episode I discuss: Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture - this week's Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include: Study with a friend Read the text out loud The top three tips when studying with others Don't overthink it Set aside your expectations Pray before you begin Allowing the perspective of others to reveal new things in Scripture The last time I used Psalm 46 - Episode 128 Being still has nothing to do with "relaxing" or even "calm" We are the holy habitation of God and Jesus is the spring of living water welling up within us to eternal life - Psalm 46:4 Seeking God first as our source of strength and refuge - Psalm 46:1 Moving from head knowledge of what Scripture says to heart transformation Additional Resources Lyrics and guitar chords This Week's Challenge Read Scripture with a friend (don’t forget to pray first). You could choose Psalm 46 -- hopefully I’ve given you some things to think about. Psalm 62 is another great Psalm that would go along with this song — it starts out by saying, “For God alone my soul waits in silence.” Discuss together what you’re reading. Highlight where you see characteristics of God and discuss the relevance of Scripture to your current situations. This may just become one of your favorite BITEs.