December 13 a total of 1 readings for today
1 Praise ye the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.s2 Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.s4 Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.s5 Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.
Exposure: Read the passage. Make arrangements to go watch a Christmas concert or play. Go outside your normal circles and attend one at a church you’ve never visited or in a part of town you don’t often drive through.
Exploration: What part of the concert or play meant the most to you? What did you learn just from the setting and the people you watched it with?
Expression: How is God like a conductor or director? How can you apply the discipline of rehearsal to improve your relationship with God?
Experience: Discuss with friends or family or journal about a time in your life when you were completely in tune with what God wanted for your life. What are some spiritual disciplines that you need to rehearse more regularly to get back in sync with God?