Podcast #414: “Refuge” by Skillet

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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.

We like choices, but God is an exclusive God. He demands our exclusive worship. More than that, he ALONE is our refuge — all others are lacking. Both Scripture and Skillet’s song “Refuge” remind us of this fact.

Let’s link our song to a psalm to meditate on God’s Word.

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
    • Define words
    • Use your imagination
    • Make observations
    • Compare and contrast
  • The 30 Day Music Challenge – ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE HERE
  • Behind the song “Refuge” by Skillet – Behind the Song With Kevin Davis
  • Behind the track “Refuge” by Skillet – a message from Jon Cooper – YouTube Video
  • Exploring Psalm 46 on a previous episode – Episode 233
  • How ten psalms talk about God being our refuge, but we chose to focus on Psalm 62
  • Looking up the word “refuge” in the dictionary and thesaurus
  • God ALONE is our refuge – Psalm 62:1-2
  • Making observations about David’s enemies – Psalm 62:3-4
  • Recognizing we have an enemy, too – 1 Peter 5:8
  • Comparing and contrasting verses 1 & 2 with 5 & 6 – Psalm 62:1-2, 5-6
  • Declaring truth AND praying for it at the same time
  • How a city AND a life with broken down walls is a disgrace – Proverbs 25:28
  • David’s exhortation – Psalm 62:9-10
  • A final reminder – Psalm 62:11

Check out the official lyric video of this week’s song below!

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Weekly Challenge

Wait quietly before the Lord in prayer and meditation on His Word. Sit in Psalm 62 this week, making observations, comparing and contrasting verses, and pondering the fine points of this psalm. Pour your heart out to God in honest prayer. Confess where you have placed your trust in people or money (or anything else) and declare today that God ALONE is your refuge.

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