"Now these are those whom David appointed over the service of song in the house of The Lord, after the ark rested there.
While reading today's Scriptures, I noticed there in the middle of the listing of the High Priestly Line and their cities, was the section regarding the "Musicians' Guild".
Throughout the years Teresa would try to share her love for Christian music and I would politely nod. Eyes glazed over. Not really comprehending.
And then The Holy Spirit began to dance within my heart to the words of praise being sung. As I tucked more of His Word into my heart, I began to recognize passages being put together with the musical notes. I began to fall in love with the worship of praise music. I began to stand before Him, words washing over my soul, just listening and silently praying the words of the songs. But still not singing many of them out loud.
There are many Scriptures validating our ABBA's love of music. of praise. Of its importance.
It delights Him. It is commanded of us.
Often while growing up, my singing voice would be made fun of by others who were gifted with a pleasant voice. When the boys were quite little and I would sing, they covered their ears and said, "No mommy,No". I used to feel there will be a sound proof booth for me in the choir room of Heaven and kept my voice quiet. Many times I would find myself not singing because the sound of my voice ruined the song for me.
I sing. I dance. (Or try to anyway.)
He tells me, He created my voice. He knew before the world was formed the sound of my voice.
When ABBA hears us. sees us. thinks of us.