Make a Joy full noise to the Lord

I was reminded tonight about what my oldest grandson told me a few years back. I am always singing around the house and my wife who knows music in fact she plays in the symphony here in Amarillo, any way she is always telling me that I can’t carry a tune in a bucket. It is true I can’t even read music so when I sing at church I try to follow along with whoever I am sitting next to which is usually my wife. I was reading in Psalm where it says make a joy full noise to the Lord, in fact I found at least 7 references about it and in Psalm 81:1 it says sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joy full noise  unto the God of Jacob. I take that to say it all sounds good to God. Any way to make a long story short, one day at church my grandson was standing next to me and I was just singing away with the music when Caleb said Poppy now I know why Mama says you can’t sing. Well I might not be able to sing but I do not let that stop me, for when I fill like singing I just bellow it out.

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9 thoughts on “Make a Joy full noise to the Lord

  1. My husband also can’t sing very well, but he always sings very loud at church….
    And he sometimes asks me why I sing very quietly, hahaha….I think I don’t have the courage to sing loudly at church, that’s why I appreciate people who sing with all their voice.
    I believe God appreciates us just the way it is because he is the creator of our voice.

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    • Thank you for your comment and for reading my blog. I do love to sing to the lord but thank God that there are enough people at church so I just kind of blend in unless you are sitting right next to me. I have had people ask why don’t I sing in the choir and my usual answer is I have tried and I keep getting kicked out. No all kidding aside I can’t read music and the choir usually sing specials that have a music folder, and I am just as happy to be in the audience. Have a very Blessed day

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  2. Keep on singing! It’s for the Lord and it comes from your heart…remember David dancing naked, or near to naked out of joy for the Lord? He didn’t give a hoot about anybody else’s opinion but God’s…and that’s just singin’ you’re doin’! 🙂 (don’t get any ideas now please…)

    To be honest, I can’t carry a tune as well but I just keep on singing…for Him!

    Warmly,
    Mary

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  3. I got a good grin out of this post, I’m not much of a singer either. I hope that you both have a good week ahead, Gods blessings to you and yours Brother (in Christ Jesus name).—Shalom

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