MAKING MELODY TO GOD THROUGH SINGING!
And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled by the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord (Ephesians 5:18-19).
It is the duty of every Christian to make melody to God through singing. God delights so much the praises from the lips of His children. The Bible says in the opening text that do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled by the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. Singing and making melody to God is a great sacrifice every Christian is expected to offer to the Lord constantly in order to enjoy His presence daily in life. Therefore, a Christian should endeavor to make constant melody to God through singing.
When you learn to make melody to God through singing, you are thanking Him for His wondrous deeds, appreciating Him for who He is and the marvelous things He had done in your life. That is why the Bible says in 1 Chronicles 16:9, “Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him; talk of all His wondrous works!” Singing and making melody to God is an art of appreciation to the Lord for His marvelous and wondrous works in the life of a Christian. The more you make melody to God through singing, the more He does great and wondrous works in your life.
The art of making melody to God through singing is not just to thank and praise God; it also admonishes and edifies you and others. It is a great spiritual exercise to a Christian. That is the reason why the Bible says in Colossians 3:16, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” Whenever a Christian learns to sing and make melody to God through singing, he is indeed partaking in the grace of God forever.
Daily Tip: Every Christian is expected to give thanks and praises unto the Lord by making melody to Him through singing. Shalom!
Golden Text: What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding (1 Corinthians 14:15).
PRAYER: TAKE A WORSHIP SONG AS LED
- Thank God for today and about the Word of God you have just read.
- Humbly acknowledge your weakness and limitation before God.
- My Father! My God! I receive Your grace to make melody to You through singing all the days of my life in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
- Holy Spirit! I bind the spirit of ingratitude to God in my life forever in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
- Pray generally as led by the Holy Spirit concerning your life, situations and challenges.
For Further Study: Psalm 150. RBT: 2 CHRON. 14-16
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