Episode 17 - REDEMPTION SONGS

Show Notes:

  • Bob Marley - Redemption Songs
  • A Survey of Songs Across the Scriptures
    • Victory Songs
      • Exodus 15 - The Song of Moses (post-Red-Sea)
      • Judges 5 - The Song of Deborah and Barak
      • 1 Samuel 2 - The Song of Hannah
      • Luke 1 - The Magnificat of Mary
    • Covenant Songs
      • Deut. 31:19Purpose of the Song that Follows

        • Deuteronomy 32 - A Memory Song of Covenant Expectations
  • The Book of Psalms - the OT hymn book

    • Hebrews 2:12 - attributing words from Psalm 22 to the lips of Jesus as a singer
    • Romans 15:8-9 - attributes a missionary chant (Psalm 18) to the lips of Jesus as a singer
    • Jesus is the ultimate singer of the psalms, the victory songs, & the covenant songs
  • Songs in Revelation
    • Revelation 4-5 - Songs around the throne of God
    • Revelation 14
      • Scene has shifted to the Heavenly Mt. Zion
      • 144,000 - a symbolic victory number
      • "On Zion's Glorious Summit"
      • No one could learn this song except the redeemed - "those who had been purchased from the earth" (14:3)
    • Revelation 15
      • "The song of Moses and of the Lamb"
      • Echoes of the Exodus and Red Sea stories
      • Jesus brings together all the songs across redemptive history
  • We not only sing to Jesus. He sings among us!

 

Resources:

If you've never heard Redemption Songs by Bob Marley, here is a link to the song and its lyrics.