Podcast #398: “I Stand In Awe” by Chris Tomlin and Nicole Serrano

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I’m Michelle Nezat and I hope to inspire you to discover and meditate on God’s Word through the songs you’re listening to on the radio.

I miss the wonders of God all the time. I tend to be so self-involved that I fail to look up and behold the majesty of the One who loves me so much He redeemed me. “I Stand In Awe” by Christ Tomlin and Nicole Serrano inspires me to consider God in all his glory and discover more about Him in Scripture.

We’re back in Psalm 33 this week to examine our response to the character and conduct of God.

In this episode, I discuss:

  • Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture – this week’s Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include:
    • Start with God
    • Define words
    • Consider the opposite
    • Repetition
    • Observe interesting phrases/words
    • Study in various translations
  • The 30 Day Music Challenge
  • Today’s partner episode – listen to Episode 397 first
  • Our inspiration verse for this week – Psalm 33:8
  • What it is to fear the Lord
  • G.K. Chesterton’s quote, “The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.” – “Tremendous Trifles” by G.K. Chesterton
  • Defining wonder and considering the opposite
  • J.I. Packer’s quote, “You don’t get awe until you’ve begun to cultivate the sense that God is very great and you are very small.” – YouTube Interview
  • Exploring the action words in Psalm 33 that reflect our appropriate response to God
  • Observing the interesting word “fitting” in Psalm 33:1
  • The opposite of praise
  • Waiting for the Lord – Psalm 33:20
  • Changing the attitude of our heart to look up in wonder

Enjoy the official audio of our inspiration song below.

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This Week’s Challenge

Keep reading Psalm 33. Read it repetitively and in different translations. With a list of God’s characteristics and conduct at your fingertips from last week, consider your appropriate response. Cultivate a sense that God is very great and you are very small. Stand in awe of our great God.

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