Let’s develop a sense of wonder, shall we? The famous hymn “How Great Thou Art” leads us to consider God with a sense of “awesome wonder.” I chose Carrie Underwood’s rendition to meditate on Psalm 145.
David sat in awesome wonder of God and gives us a host of truths to meditate on in just one Psalm. Let’s learn from his song of praise.
In this episode I discuss:
- Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture – this week’s Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include:
- Read in context
- Slow down
- Follow the cross-references
- Share with a friend
- The 30 Day Music Challenge
- The one word that jumped out at me in the hymn this week – WONDER
- The background of how the hymn was written – hymntime.com
- Thinking about the WONDER of God speaking everything into existence
- The WONDER of walking on a glacier
- Slowing down to change the pace and perspective
- No one can measure God’s greatness – Psalm 145:3
- How amazing it is that an immeasurable, deep, unsearchable, and untraceable God has revealed Himself to us – Romans 11:33
- God’s wonders are without number – Job 5:9
- The limitlessness of God – Job 11:7
- Turning on your “noticer”
- Getting to know the God in whose image you were created – Psalm 145:13-20
If you have never heard this song before, you can watch her sing it live on YouTube below.
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Read Psalm 145. Pray Psalm 145. Slow down. Meditate on these Scriptures. Meditate on God and His amazing characteristics. Develop a sense of wonder. Consider all of creation that God spoke into existence. Recount His good deeds and miracles.