Do you believe it? You know it as Truth, don’t you? God rejoices over you with singing. Not just a golf clap when things go well. Not a little rehearsed number out of obligation. The God of the universe delights in you so much that he sings. Mighty warrior God, Creator, Father, the One Who Sees – he sings over you, his daughter.
Because you are absolutely worth it. Do you know what that song sounds like? To me, it’s probably like the song my mom sang over me when I was little..the song I now sing to Madison. “I love you, a bushel and a peck..a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck.” Does it sound like that to you? Do you hear a song of love, a song of a Father’s pride in his very beautiful creation?
From the very first moment I gave my heart to Jesus he has pursued me through song. I have been overcome by the presence of the Holy Spirit in moments of stunning worship to the point of breathlessness. He has worked refinement over me through lyrics. I have written worship songs to him because he is the one who gives me words. He sings over me and there is nothing more I love doing more than singing back to him.
And the times the enemy is able to sneak a little foothold into my mind, to attempt to pull me out of community? It’s when my heart isn’t worshipping. When I’m too caught up in fighting my own battles, opening my own doors, and thinking about myself, I’m singing my song and leaving nothing to give back to the Father.
These words? They’re his. And I give them back again and again because I know he sings new ones over me every morning.
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