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Zephaniah 3:1-2

“Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.  The Lord hath taken away thy judgments, He hath cast out thine enemy; the King of Israel, even the Lord is in the midst of thee; thou shalt not see evil anymore.”

Sing, Sing, Sing!  The Lord has given us eternal victory and we need to sing about it!  We don’t need to sing songs of sorrow and despair but songs of victory and praise to our God.  Moses sang a song unto the Lord after the Lord brought Israel out of Egypt saying “…I will sing unto the Lord, for He hath triumphed gloriously the horse and his rider hath He thrown into the sea” (Exd. 15:1).  Moses sang of the glorious victory and the power of God.  Not about what he had done but what God had done.  Not about how much trouble they had in Eygpt but about what God had done.  Listen further, “The Lord is my strength and song, and He is become my salvation; He is my God, and I will prepare Him an habitation ; my father’s God, and I will exalt Him” (Exd. 15:2).   Moses sang of God’s strength and power and prepared a dwelling place for God.   God inhabits the praises of His people.

Zephaniah 3:17, it says that the Lord “will joy over thee with singing.” The Lord joys over us with singing because He has gotten us the victory.  Now since He joys over us with singing we can joy over Him with singing for the same reason He joys over us, because He has gotten us the victory!  David said, “Sing unto Him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works” (1 Chron. 16:9).  If you want to feel the presence of God, instead of saying Lord I need your presence, began to sing a song speaking of His goodness, His mercy, His grace, and His presence will rise up within you and rest in your praises.

Isaiah 54:1 says, “Sing, O barren thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child; for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married with saith the Lord.”  If you are experiencing any kind of barrenness in your life, here is what you need to do, break forth into singing.  Sing of the goodness of God because the Lord has given you the victory!  

“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord: giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Eph. 5:19-20). Sing, Sing, Sing!

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