Podcast #277: “Look Up Child” by Lauren Daigle

This week’s episode is in tribute to my mentor’s daughter. In life and in death she inspired others to lift their faces to the One Who could save them. That’s why Lauren Daigle’s song “Look Up Child” inspires us to explore Scripture today.

Let’s dive in to some key Scriptures where God’s people are called to look up and live.

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Podcast #261: “Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle

Trust is a key foundation to our relationship with God the Father, Son AND Holy Spirit. When we allow our circumstances to define the character of God rather than His Word, we can easily be led to fear and doubt instead of trust. “Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle is a profound proclamation in song of our trust in God despite our circumstances.

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We will once again use the gift of a song to lead us to an even deeper impact on our souls, and that is hiding the truth of Scripture deep inside.

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Podcast #250: “Noel” by Chris Tomlin ft. Lauren Daigle

Delving into the Symbols of Christmas

When you drive up to a traffic circle and encounter a red triangular sign, it triggers a behavior to yield to traffic in the circle. If you’re married and gaze upon your wedding band, it may trigger memories of your wedding day or perhaps just bring your spouse’s face to mind. There are signs and symbols everywhere that prick our memories or guide our behaviors — especially at Christmas. This week, we will use “Noel” as sung by Lauren Daigle on Chris Tomlin’s Christmas album to point us to the symbols of Christmas and Scriptural truth we can take with us all year long.

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Invest in some time learning Scripture references that the symbols of Christmas can spark in your mind for years to come.

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Podcast #247: “Peace Be Still” by The Belonging Co (feat. Lauren Daigle)

Pursuing Perfect Peace in Isaiah 26

Maybe it’s too many Hallmark Movies, but I love it when the protagonist leans in and puts her head on the shoulder of the man she’s fallen in love with. In that act there is a sense of love, safety, and trust. In the song by The Belonging Co, “Peace Be Still,” Lauren Daigle sings about faith rising up and peace reigning. This very thing shows up in another song found in the book of Isaiah where we learn to “lean in” to our Father through trust.

Join me as we explore the words of this Old Testament prophet.

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Podcast #232: “You Say” by Lauren Daigle

Discovering What God Really Says in Ephesians 2, 2 Corinthians 12, & Isaiah 41 & 43

It is so easy for me to fall into the trap of allowing what others think of me to determine my identity. There is really only ONE who has the authority to tell me who I am…and that is my Creator. Lauren Daigle’s new song “You Say” inspired a sort of scavenger hunt through Scripture to discover who we really are in HIM.

Let’s discover what God’s Word has to say about it and stand in faith and belief on what it says.

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Podcast #147: “O Come All Ye Faithful” by Lauren Daigle

Beholding the Details of the Christmas Story

Have you ever read something in Scripture you have read before, but suddenly something new jumps out at you? This happened for me this week when a word from a familiar Christmas hymn sent me on a scavenger hunt through the Christmas story. This week, I use Lauren Daigle’s version of “O Come All Ye Faithful” to inspire to discover what the word “behold” calls us to pay attention to.

Come, let us behold Him, Christ, the Lord.

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Podcast #112: “Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle

Soaking in Psalm 37

Trust is a key foundation to our relationship with God the Father, Son AND Holy Spirit. When we allow our circumstances to define the character of God rather than His Word, we can easily be led to fear and doubt instead of trust. “Trust in You” by Lauren Daigle is a profound proclamation in song of our trust in God despite our circumstances.

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We will once again use the gift of a song to lead us to an even deeper impact on our souls, and that is hiding the truth of Scripture deep inside.

On this episode I discuss:

Podcast #102: “Come Alive (Dry Bones)” by Lauren Daigle

Getting Swept into the Valley with Ezekiel in Chapter 37

Why is easier to trust God for some things than for others? Do we believe He is all powerful or not? Do we trust His authority over our circumstances or not? God sweeps Ezekiel into a valley to show him the most amazing resurrection scene. This week’s song, “Come Alive (Dry Bones)” by Lauren Daigle sweeps us into Ezekiel chapter 37 to encounter God’s sovereignty as well.

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I can’t wait for you to ponder this scene and discover the ultimate power of God.

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Podcast #96: “Noel” by Chris Tomlin ft. Lauren Daigle

Delving into the Symbols of Christmas

When you drive up to a traffic circle and encounter a red triangular sign, it triggers a behavior to yield to traffic in the circle. If you’re married and gaze upon your wedding band, it may trigger memories of your wedding day or perhaps just bring your spouse’s face to mind. There are signs and symbols everywhere that prick our memories or guide our behaviors — especially at Christmas. This week, we will use “Noel” as sung by Lauren Daigle on Chris Tomlin’s new Christmas album to point us to the symbols of Christmas and Scriptural truth we can take with us all year long.

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Invest in some time learning Scripture references that the symbols of Christmas can spark in your mind for years to come.

On this episode I discuss:

Podcast #63: “First” by Lauren Daigle & Matthew 6

Why is it that as soon as I decide I am going to commit to a new discipline, that commitment is immediately tested? I don’t think that it’s a coincidence that as soon as I chose Lauren Daigle’s song, “First” as this week’s jumping off point, I immediately began struggling with seeking God FIRST!

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I have a feeling we all share in this struggle. I can’t wait to dive into God’s Word with you this week!

On this episode I discuss:

  • Teaching my kids to “put first things first”
  • Putting my list first, but not putting God at the top of my list
  • The importance of “first” to God in Scripture
  • Cain as an example of “some” and Abel as example of “first” – Genesis 4:3-7
  • Jesus’ detailed teaching to His disciples – Matthew 5-7
  • What happens when we place our questions, worries and concerns first
  • I want to be more concerned with who God is than what He can do for me
  • I want to seek God’s face before I seek His hand
  • A new Bible study resource I am using – Unpack Your Heart by Melissa D’Aunoy
  • Sitting at the feet of Jesus FIRST