It’s Saturday, which means I’ve listened to another episode of Being Known, specifically episode “Dwell” from season three.
In it Dr. Thompson made a reference that those who place faith in Jesus become indwelt by the Holy Spirit, making them a house of the Lord.
My lyrical brain immediately thought of Phil Wickham’s song by that title. I paused the podcast and listened to that song through the lens that any reference to the house of the Lord was to a believer, not to a building. That was impactful.
In that listening I also considered that perspective suggested a more personal choice of pronouns in the song. So I began changing all the “we’s” to “I.” Even more impactful.
You may not know this song. Here’s the official lyric video. Take a few minutes to listen to the song several times.
First, to familiarize yourself with it.
Then listen from the perspective that you are the house.
Then a final time changing the plural pronouns to singular.
Have a Joy-filled Day!