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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#179: "There Is Power" by Lincoln Brewster
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"That's the way we've always done it" has often caused the hair on the back of my neck to stand up. Not that tradition is bad, but understanding WHY we do things should be our motivating factor, not custom. I pray in Jesus' name, but there is a Scriptural reason why. Lincoln Brewster's song "There Is Power" reminds us of the power found in the name of Jesus. Explore God's Word with me as we discover the power truly found in Jesus' name. On this episode I discuss: Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture - this week's Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include: Explore a topic Reading in context Use section headings Ask questions Pray! Great things are accomplished in the name of Jesus The demons were powerless because of His name - Luke 10:17 Healing occurred in the name of Jesus - Acts 3:7-18, Acts 3:16 Salvation comes through the name of Jesus - Romans 10:13 Jesus instructs us to baptize in His name - Matthew 28:19 We are justified in His name - 1 Corinthians 6:11 We are supposed to do and say everything in the name of Jesus - Colossians 3:17 Sometimes we do things because "that's the way we've always done it" We are to pray in the name of Jesus - John 14:13-14, John 16:16-24 So, we can ask for ANYTHING? How Jesus puts prayer in a distinctly God-centered context What glorifies God? Evidence of fruit-bearing in our lives - John 15:7-8 Our joy is another result of our God-centered prayers lifted in Jesus' name - John 16:23-24 Additional Resources Story Behind the Song "There Is Power" by Lincoln Brewster - YouTube Video Lyrics This Week's Challenge Read John 14-16 and consider the verses specifically speaking of asking for things in Jesus’ name