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This Sunday we are beginning a new series looking at the practice of Lament, where we consider why it is important to remember what we miss. I am struck that at the beginning of Psalm 149 there is both a call for creativity and togetherness. The invitation to sing to God a new song highlights the way that throughout generations people have worshipped God through all different kinds of music and art.
I love listening to worship music from other cultures and in other styles (screamo punk worship in particular!). It is a good reminder that people have always worshipped God in different ways. God is unchanging and constant but he has made us a creative people and each generation sings a new song to him. If you are struggling with the practice of worship at present perhaps exploring multicultural expressions of worship might offer new freshness?
Lord, help us to sing you a new song with our worship today.