Family Devotional: Nickelback and Psalm 90

Why not try something new tonight for your family prayer time? Read the SOS in Psalm 90 (v.12: "Lord, teach me to number my days that I might present to Thee a heart of wisdom") and then watch Nickelback's "Savin' Me" video with your teens. How are the cries for help alike? How are they different? Read the lyrics to Nickelback's hit song, which is #18 on the iTunes top 100 downloads:

Prison gates won't open up for me
On these hands and knees I'm crawlin'
Oh, I reach for you
Well I'm terrified of these four walls
These iron bars can't hold my soul in
All I need is you
Come please I'm callin'
And oh I scream for you
Hurry I'm fallin', I'm fallin'

[Chorus:]
Show me what it's like
To be the last one standing
And teach me wrong from right
And I'll show you what I can be
Say it for me
Say it to me
And I'll leave this life behind me
Say it if it's worth saving me

Heaven's gates won't open up for me
With these broken wings I'm fallin'
And all I see is you
These city walls ain't got no love for me
I'm on the ledge of the eighteenth story
And oh I scream for you
Come please I'm callin'
And all I need from you
Hurry I'm fallin', I'm fallin'

[Chorus]

Hurry I'm fallin'

All I need is you
Come please I'm callin'
And oh, I scream for you
Hurry I'm fallin', I'm fallin'

[Chorus]

Hurry I'm fallin'
The popularity of this song underlines yet again this generation's longing to be known, loved, and rescued by the living God. May the singers and the listeners of this song alike meet the one true Lover who comes leaping and bounding over the mountains to save His beloved.

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