Singing is an act of obedience to scripture. Colossians 3:16: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” We are commanded to sing. When we sing, we also dig deep roots in the word as the word dwells in us richly through songs. When we sing, we build up ourselves and others. Singing is also a weapon of spiritual warfare. A singing heart is a heart at war with the work of the evil one and the power of sin. Songs of praise also strengthen us spiritually for trials …Hear the words of a pastor imprisoned for faith.
“…When we were in prison we sang almost every day because Christ was alive in us…they put chains on our hands and feet. They chained us to add to our grief. Yet we discovered that chains are splendid musical instruments! When we clanged them together in rhythm, we could sing, ‘This is the day (clink, clank), this is the day (clink, clank), which the Lord has made (clink, clank), which the Lord has made (clink, clank).” (Source)
Leaders have learnt the secrets of unleashing hidden strength through singing. Meditate on this, especially if you are going through trials.
Verses for further meditation
Ephesians 5: 19 ; Revelation 7:9-10
Thoughts for Business and the work place
Create opportunities for joyful singing … singing spiritual songs with rich wisdom and truth
Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, as I sing, break all the chains of the enemy over my business, family, community.
As Nehemiah’s wall was built, so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste. Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.
I am praying someone with a burden to be used by God in building will receive a fresh vision and get the job done.
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