Podcast #371: “Stand My Ground” by Zach Williams

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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.

Are you in need of a fight song these days? The struggle is real, but it’s not against who you might think. “Stand My Ground,” a new song by Zach Williams, is a great anthem for your playlist, but it points to truths more meaningful than any lyric.

Let’s learn how to stand our ground and observe a man in the Old Testament standing his ground.

In this episode, I discuss:

  • Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture – this week’s Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include:
    • Repetition
    • Reading in context
    • Completing a word study
    • Mark up the text
    • Journal your thoughts
    • Read in a variety of translations
    • Make a list
    • Use a reading plan (outside resource)
  • The 30-Day Music Challenge
  • Focusing on standing our ground against the devil – Ephesians 6:10-18
  • Friday with Friends on Michelle Nezat TV – YouTube Channel
  • Seeing “stand” mentioned three times in 10 verses – BibleHub.com
  • How a key part of the devil’s “scheme” is to convince us our battle is against people
  • How we are called to stand, stand, stand and pray, pray, pray in Ephesians 6:10-18
  • A reading plan about Daniel and his friends taking a stand – YouVersion Reading Plan
  • The book of Daniel in one sentence – OverviewBible.com
  • Daniel taking a stand because of his resolve – Daniel 1
  • Daniel taking a stand and praying (and recruiting his friends to pray, too) – Daniel 2
  • Reading Scripture before commentary

Sometimes taking a stand looks less like fighting and more like resolve, prudence, and discretion.”

Enjoy the official lyric video on YouTube below.

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Weekly Challenge

Spend some time in Ephesians 6 learning about the armor of God with a focus on standing your ground against the enemy. Read this section of Scripture repetitively and interact with it in new ways. Then, consider reading about Daniel and his friends in the first few chapters of the book of Daniel with the focus on how they stood their ground.

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