Saturday, November 6, 2021

Do You Hear the People Sing?

Well put:
We have lost the gravitas that is congregational singing. To many, they don’t want their voices heard in the first place. This is partly due to insecurity—which we can all experience—and partly due to putting on a show. We are more concerned about our appearance than losing ourselves in singing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs” (Ephesians 5:19) to God.

When the congregation is focused on the glory of God, the glory of man dwindles. In a very real sense, the reason we search for a church that has congregational singing is because it reveals the attention is not on man, but God—the object of our worship. ....

When we are singing, we are talking to our God who saved us. This should compel us to fearlessly and freely lift our voices high in unison! It is what we will be doing—and thoroughly enjoying—in glory for all eternity! ....

Friend, are you looking for a church? Might I suggest you go somewhere that has congregational singing. You can hear others singing with joy—whether they are on key or not. Either way, it is a wonderful sound and pleasing to our Father in Heaven. .... (more)
"Can You Hear the Congregation Singing?"

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