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New Song

Ten kindred spirits sat in a circle, heads bowed, eyes closed. The man leading our group began reading this Psalm as we prepared our hearts to pray for the worship services beginning soon.

I waited patiently for the Lord;
He turned to me and heard my cry.
He lifted me out of the slimy pit,
Out of the mud and mire;
He set my feet on  a rock
and gave me a firm place to stand.

He put a new song in my mouth
a hymn of praise to our God,
Many will see and fear
and put their trust in the Lord.
(Psalm 40:1-3)

As I listened, the words “new song” were highlighted in my spirit. And I began to pray for the “new song” many of us need.  David’s new song was a hymn of praise to his God. Our God.

Even if we have been singing praises for a long time, we serve a God of fresh beginnings and new songs. If our praise song has become stale, I’m sure He has a new melody for us to hear.

May we listen for the new song today as we place our trust in our Savior.

Grace and Peace,

Today’s verse: This is a good song!
How precious concerning me are your thoughts, O God! How vast the sum of them! If I were to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand. When I awake, I am with you. (Psalm 139:17,18)

Andy Lee is a wife, mother of three, author, speaker, and blogger. She inspires her readers to step out into their call whether to a neighbor or nation to find purpose and joy using the gifts God has given them. She lives on the North Carolina Coast with her favorite people in the whole word, her family. She loves chocolate, geraniums, coffee, and Jesus.

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