We’re in cahoots

As fate would have it the TGC Worship blog is running a 3-part series that hits similar notes from this blog’s previous post. The series is primarily directed to song writers but the posts are good reading for anyone. Note especially the leading quote from Matt Papa in pt 2 & the list of artists & music in pt 3.

When the Power of Scripture Meets the Power of Music (pt 1)

How to Write a Song from Scripture (pt 2)

6 Ideas for Writing Songs from Scripture (pt 3)

Author: Jonathan P. Merritt

Happily married father of six. Lead pastor at Edgewood Baptist Church (Columbus, GA). Good-natured contrarian, theological Luddite, and long-suffering Atlanta Falcons fan. A student of one book.

3 thoughts on “We’re in cahoots”

  1. Chew on this…
    (1Cor. 15:45) Second Adam , God-Man lives the standard
    Buying back us the lost through his life as a ransom. (Matt.20:28; 1Tim 2:6; Mk.10:45
    The price for slaves paid
    Breaking the chains of Satan’s claim (Rom. 6:11-14; Heb.2:14-15; 1Jn.5:19)
    The exchange for who believe in his payment. (Jn.3:16)
    At the cross, the Father target his son (Isa.53:4,10)
    Righteous anger poured out , not on us
    But Christ the wrath sponge. (Heb. 2:17; 1Jn2:2)
    Intense vengeance against sin,
    From fury stored up for justice, Not forgotten. (Rom.5:8)
    Made to be sin (2 Cor. 5:21)
    The Lord laid it on him (Isa. 53:6)
    Bore ours (Isa. 53:12)
    The Lamb of God, John 1:29 Put on
    Human flesh (Heb. 2:14-15)
    Disarm rulers if darkness (Col. 2:14-15)
    Through death, demolished the devil’s power of death (Heb. 2:14-15)
    As prophesied, the Messiah died (Isa. 53:1-12;Mark 8:31)
    A penalty required (Col. 2:13-14;Rom. 6:23a)
    Debt payment accepted by His Father
    At the cross
    United in death with Him (Rom. 6:5)
    Dead to sin (Rom. 6:11)
    Buried with Him by baptism (Rom. 6:4; Col. 2:12-13)
    If united with Christ in His death
    Made alive to God (Rom. 6:11)
    In Christ united in His resurrection (Rom. 6:5)
    In the blessings of His Father’s presence (Rom.8:16-17)
    If not,
    In His Presence under wrath, absent from heaven (Rev. 20:15; Duet. 32:22)
    With satan and his minions (Rev.20:10)
    All together gather as prisoners
    In the pit, shut up in the prison (Isa. 24:22)
    Without intermission
    False gods blind your mind if this nonsense and offensive (2Cor. 4:4;1Cor.1:23-24)
    You are men who are perishing (2Cor.4:3-4)
    Unless God grants faith through Christ (2Cor.3:12-16)
    Lifts the veil, then there’s freedom! (2Cor.3:17-18)

    Lyrics Jerry Goldsmith
    Genre: RAP


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