Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sweet Sounds

"I love you Lord
and I lift my voice
to worship you
oh my soul rejoice
Take joy, my King
in what You hear
let it be a sweet, sweet sound
in your ear."

Are my words a sweet sound in God's ear? All of them?

When I am frustrated with my kids...

When I am sarcastic with my husband...

When I gossip and backbite...

I know I need to work on thinking about everything that passes my lips, does God take joy in what He hears?

I have been having a bit of a "mouth" problem with my oldest, and it made me think of this song. He learns to speak from the way we (my husband and I) speak to each other and those around us. I have been trying to teach him to act as if Jesus were always with him, because He is! But am I a good model of that behavior-not always.

Lord, let my words and thoughts be sweet sounds to You always.


  1. One of the very first verses of Scripture I learned as a new Christian (and one of the first verses we teach our little ones) is Psalm 19:14~ Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and redeemer.

    Isn't it amazing how the Lord will use our children's (mis)behavior to convict our own hearts?

  2. Excellent reminder. I need to recite Psalm 141:3 often throughout my day!:)