How Great is our God
Have you talked with anyone about Jesus or invited anyone to church this week?
The faithful have used music to praise God since ancient times. Composing and singing songs to God, is an excellent example of how we worship God by giving back to him what he has given us. What good gift or talent has God given you, how can you use that gift to worship him?
This Sunday, Mike proclaimed God's greatness by comparing the popular worship song "How Great is our God" with the biblical and spiritual truths the song is based on.
Let's follow Mike's lead; individually or as a small group, choose a worship song, then answer the questions below to gain a better understanding of that song and the truth it's based on.
Many worship song lyrics are direct quotations, paraphrases, or references to bible passages. Do you recognize any lyrics in your song borrowed from the bible?
(A quick internet search can help you determine where those words may be found in the bible. For example: "to see you high and lifted up bible verse")
When you've found the passage in the bible, read the surrounding passages or even the entire chapter to gain an understanding of its meaning in its original context.
How has this song enabled you to better relate to its correlating passage of scripture, or vice versa?
Consider the overall message or theme of the song your studying. For example, Mike demonstrated on Sunday that each verse of "How Great is our God" explores a different quality of God's greatness.
How does the bible verse you've found contribute to the song's theme?
Repeat this process throughout the whole song.
Share the results with your Bible Talk
Why did you choose this song?
Have you gained a deeper understanding of this song or God from your study?
Are you involved in any Bible studies this week? Please share so we can pray for God to open the eyes of the heart