Podcast #284: “Yes I Will” by Vertical Worship

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Life’s full of choices, isn’t it? The funny thing is, even when we don’t intentionally choose a response, we have still made a choice. Vertical Worship’s song, “Yes I Will,” reminds us that we can choose to bless the Lord at all times.

King David made that choice, and this week we explore one of the songs he wrote to remind himself of God’s faithfulness.

On this episode I discuss:

  • Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture – this week’s Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include:
    • Repetition
    • Consider the opposite
    • Make a list
    • Share with a friend
  • Putting on a garment of praise as we studied last week in Episode 282
  • My “Garment of Praise” Spotify playlist – Spotify
  • Vertical Worship’s teaching moment using this week’s song – YouTube Video
  • Avoiding the one-and-done mentality by reading Psalm 34 repetitively
  • Evaluating our choices
    • What is the choice?
    • What are the options?
    • What are the consequences of choosing the different options?
    • How will my choice affect other people?
  • Evaluating our choice to “bless the Lord at all times” – Psalm 34:1
  • Breaking apart the results of your choices (once the dust has settled)
  • How the ultimate level of maturity come when you make predetermined choices
  • Examining Psalm 34 section by section

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If you’re not familiar with the song, you can watch the official lyric video on YouTube below.

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This Week’s Challenge

Take up residence in Psalm 34 this week. Ponder what you’ve learned about choices while learning much about the character of God in this psalm. Make lists and consider the repetitive phrases/ideas in this psalm (there are more than we discussed on the podcast). Talk to someone about what you’ve been studying (that’s another BITE by the way). Finally, let it sink in that you’re choosing…whether you’re choosing to bless the Lord at all times, sometimes, or not at all…you’re choosing. Will you choose to bless the Lord this week? Will you place HIS praise on your lips today?


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