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[God] will take great delight in you . . . [and] will rejoice over you with singing. - Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)

As a teenager in the 1980s, I got swept up in the punk and new-wave-music craze. Even though punk was supposed to be anti-fashion, there really was a certain “look” that we punks loved, one that was ultimately designed to shock and offend. The music and lyrics of punk and...

Today's Prayer
O God, we delight in the music we make in our hearts for you. May it fill your heart with joy. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 5:17-20

Thought for the Day

I can worship God through any type of music.

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