As a little girl, I would run freely across the open fields, near my grandparent’s cabin- singing freely- hymns like Amazing Grace and Trust and Obey. Sunshine would beam down in my eyes, making me squint; my heart was free and full of joy. Out of my mouth to my Father’s ears- I would visualize Jesus smiling down at me and whisper, “Sing it, Baby Girl! I love you!” There is nothing like music to help commune with Our Father!
In my loneliest of days, music would fill my heart and help me focus on Jesus, again. In my saddest days, Jesus would again, affirm His love for me through songs. New and old songs, there is so much healing and comfort when singing to the Lord.
When is a good time to sing?
So basically, anytime is a good time to sing to the Father. When I was pregnant with my first baby, God put a song in my heart to sing over him. “Momma loves you, but not more than Jesus. Momma loves you, but not more than Him. For He is Creator and Maker of you. Make Him the LORD of your life. He loves you. We love you, too!” Singing God’s Word and Truth over our kids is so important. Music sticks with a child throughout an eternity. Words are powerful. When we sing, we teach our kids to commune with the Father on a very intimate level. True worship is contagious. When we lay our head on our pillow at night, typically, some type of melody is ringing in our ears. We hum or sing continually, without even realizing it.
Meaningful songs that have blessed your life over the years could be exactly what God could use to bring salvation to your child. It really doesn’t matter what you sound like, kids are very forgiving. Sing out to the Father, and many times your kids will join you! From your lips to the Father’s ears, Jesus will smile and say, “Sing it, Baby! I Love You!”
Katie Jo Hook grew up in a ministry, where she saw the grace of Jesus change lives. Her passion is to address our sinful nature, but FOCUS on JESUS and HIS saving GRACE.