And You?

4 Then I will go to the altar of God,
    to God, my joy and my delight.
I will praise you with the lyre,
    O God, my God. Psalm 43:4

David praised God with a lyre, a small stringed instrument most similar to a small harp. In Psalm 150 we are instructed to praise him with Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, harp and lyre, timbrel and dancing, strings and pipe, the clash of cymbals, resounding cymbals, then everything that has breath.

David’s instrument of praise choice here was a lyre; what’s yours? But you say you’re not all that musical. Fine. What then are you praising God with? Do you really think He cares that you may be out of tune? Do you think it matters whether the tune you do carry sends the dogs ahowlin’? In fact, you’re probably in a better place than those who know music and try to get it perfect.

Again, I ask. David praised God with a lyre, his instrument of choice. How do you praise Him?

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