{ Day 334 }

by | Nov 30, 2011 | Prayer & Devotion

The voice of the Lord is over the waters; the God of glory thunders, the Lord thunders over the mighty waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is majestic. The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord breaks in pieces the cedars of Lebanon. … The voice of the Lord twists the oaks and strips the forests bare. And in his temple all cry, “Glory!” —Psalm 29:3-5, 9

Music is a heavenly thing in its essence, a part of creation that reflects and proceeds from the very heart and personality of God Himself. This makes music prophetic in nature. Our Father loves music. He is a singing God (Zeph. 3:17). He has a powerful and majestic voice (Ps. 29). Jesus the Son composed the song of all songs that will be eternally fresh—the “song of the Lamb” (Rev. 15:3-4). The Holy Spirit inspires songs and melodies. There is a whole book of them in the Bible—the Book of Psalms. Music has always provided a means of communion and connection between God and His creatures above and below. Spirit-filled Christians are to occupy themselves with singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making melodies in their hearts to the Lord (Eph. 5:19). Music has intrinsic power to move the inner affections and the outer actions of people.

{ PRAYER STARTER }

Inspire me, Holy Spirit, to sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs to You, allowing my life to be a melodious symphony of praise for Your goodness to me.

The Holy Spirit inspires songs and melodies.

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