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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#146: "God With Us" by We Are Messengers
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"What's in a name?" Shakespeare's Juliet certainly thought that a name was an artificial and meaningless convention. However, we see significance in Scripture when it comes to names -- especially the names of God. We Are Messengers, in their song "God With Us," point us to the name "Emmanuel" spoken of in the Old Testament, but revealed in the Christmas story in Matthew 1. "Emmanuel" is "God with us." Join me this week as we explore the significance of this name...God with us. On this episode I discuss: The significance of names in the Bible Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture - our Bible Interaction Tool Exercises this week are: Meditating on Scripture Consulting a commentary or external resource Jesus as the fulfillment of prophecy introducing His name - God with us - Matthew 1:18-24 Original prophecy - Isaiah 7:14 How it cost God much to be "God With Us" - John 3:16 How much Jesus gave up to be "God With Us" - John 1:1-3 The humility Christ showed to be "God With Us" - Philippians 2:6-8 Jesus - fully God and fully man - John 1:14 Insight gleaned from the chapter on The Person of Christ in Wayne Grudem's book "Systematic Theology" God is STILL with us Christ took on flesh and is our example "God with us" should be an encouragement to us Additional Resources Lyrics and Chords Story behind the song "God With Us" by We Are Messengers - YouTube Video Wayne Grudem Podcast on The Person of Christ - Session 1, Session 2, S