"Serve the Lord with gladness;
Come before His presence with singing.
Know that the Lord, He is God;
It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves;
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,
And into His courts with praise.
Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.
For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting,
And His truth endures to all generations."
"I will tell of
all Your marvelous works.
I will be glad and rejoice in You;
I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High."
"You are my hiding place;
You shall preserve me from trouble;
You shall surround me with songs of deliverance.
'I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will guide you with My eye.'"
"Sing to Him a new song; play skillfully with a shout of joy.
For the word of the Lord is right, and all His work is done in truth."
"He has put a new song in my mouth—Praise to our God;
Many will see it and fear, and will trust in the Lord."
"The Lord will
command His lovingkindness in the daytime,
And in the night His song shall be with me—
A prayer to the God of my life."
"Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
For God is the King of all the earth..."
"I will praise You, O Lord, among the peoples;
I will sing to You among the nations.
For Your mercy reaches unto the heavens,
And Your truth unto the clouds.
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens;
Let Your glory be above all the earth."
"But I will sing of Your power;
Yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning;
For You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.
o You, O my Strength, I will sing praises;
For God is my defense, my God of mercy."
"Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth!
sing out the honor of His name;
Make His praise glorious.
Say to God, 'How awesome are Your works!
Through the greatness of Your power
Your enemies shall submit themselves to You.
All the earth shall worship You and sing praises to You;
They shall sing praises to Your name.”
"You hold my eyelids open;
I am so troubled that I cannot speak.
I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times.
I call to remembrance my song in the night;
I meditate within my heart...."
"I will sing of the mercies of the Lord forever;
With my mouth will I make known Your faithfulness to all
"It is good to give thanks to the Lord,
And to sing praises to
Your name, O Most High;
To declare Your lovingkindness in the morning,
And Your faithfulness every night."
"Oh come, let us sing to the Lord!
Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation."
“Oh, sing to
the Lord a new song!
Sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Sing to the Lord, bless His name;
Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day."
"Oh, sing to the Lord a new song!
For He has done marvelous things;
His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory.
The Lord has made known His salvation..."
"I will sing to the Lord as long as I live;
I will sing praise to my God while I have my being."
"The Lord is my strength and song,
And He has become my salvation."
have been my songs
In the house of my pilgrimage."
"Sing to the Lord! Praise the Lord!
For He has delivered the life of the poor from the hand of evildoers."
“Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion! For behold, I am
coming and I will dwell in your midst.”
"...at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to
God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly
there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the
prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened
and everyone’s chains were loosed. "
"I will sing with the
spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding."
1 Corinthians 14:15
"...do not be unwise, but understand what the will
of the Lord is. And do not be drunk with wine, in which
is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to
one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing
and making melody in your heart to the Lord,
giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the
name of our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting to one another in the
fear of God."
"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom,
teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and
spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
"And they sang a new song, saying:
'You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals;
For You were slain, and have redeemed us to God by Your blood
Out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation."
"They sang as it were a new song before the throne....
"They sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song
of the Lamb, saying:
'Great and marvelous are Your works,
Lord God Almighty!
Just and true are Your ways,
O King of the saints!
Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name?
For You alone are holy.
For all nations shall come and worship before You,
For Your judgments have been manifested.”
See the list of our
favorite hymns at His Word