Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises. Psalm 47:6
Singing about someone or something is nothing new for people to do. Thousands of songs are written every year and performed by many singers that are about someone. This is the most common, known way for a person to sing.
Another concept of singing that does occur a lot is rapidly talking very highly of a person or a thing. People will talk a lot about someone or something, giving high praise to whoever may be listening.
In either way of singing praise, they are both about something that the person is passionate about. They are excited to tell someone else about someone or something. They talk about the good things in whoever they are talking about.
The sons of Korah write in this passage about singing praises to God. They repeat it four times in this one verse and mention that God is their King.
For every believer one thing should be true, that God is his king. This is not a king like those in the world, one to be a harsh, unloving dictator, but one of love, caring and compassion. God is a king who really loves those who are in His kingdom.
God is a good God who does great things for those who love and follow Him. The level of things that God does is so great that one can talk about it daily for years and never complete the list.
One of the things every believer is called to do is be a witness. Being a witness is telling others about what God has done for people through Jesus. This can be singing God praises, being excited to rapidly tell others about what God has done and who He is.
Singing God praises can be done in song or just in speaking. However either way it is lifting Him up for others to see.
Take a moment to think about all that God has done for you. Now be willing to go out and sing praises about what He has done to others. Tell them with a contagious excitement.
You can also sing praises to God letting Him know what you know He has done for you. Give Him thanks for His great love, mercy and compassion.
It is time to get out and sing praises to God and about God to others. What will you sing?
I pray today that you will know what God has done for you; that you will be excited to tell other about Jesus; that you will sing praises of God’s great work to others; and that you will sing praises to God.