This week Josh preached from Psalm 131 about humility. Our songs were gathered around the theme of depending on God. Below, you’ll find the list of the songs and artists. Clicking the song titles will take you to the lyrics. Below the songs, there is a brief explanation of how this week’s songs fit together. If you want to talk about any of these, feel free to comment or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All the Poor and Powerless by All Sons and Daughters
Your Love Is Strong by Jon Foreman
Lord, I Need You by Matt Maher
Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) by Hillsong United
How They Fit In:
There are many ways to think about the significance of songs and the way they fit together–-this is simply one way you can look at these songs in light of this week’s theme.
All the Poor and Powerless: This song sets the name of God across from other names like "poor," "powerless," "lost," and "lonely." In many ways, the latter group of names is all of us at one time or another. The simple phrase "He is God" points out the unshakable truth that God is the counterpoint to all of our struggles and failures.
Your Love Is Strong: This song champions the fact that the love of God is strong enough for us to hang all of our needs on God.
Because He Lives: This song points to the resurrection of Jesus as the ultimate point of hope in human history, and claims this hope for the strength to get out of bed in the morning, despite circumstances that may make us wish we would not wake up at all.
Lord, I Need You: This song’s significance is summed up well in the name—it is a declaration that we need God all the time.
Oceans (Where Feet May Fail): As usual, the final song we sang was a look over our shoulder at the songs we sang last week. Aside from that, this song declares that, while God does call us to live lives that make us uncomfortable, we can depend on God to be our strength.