“The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. (Zeph. 3:17)
We noted today that we sing in order to ask God to clothe us with His glory, His salvation. But one of the other lessons of Scripture is that God saves us with singing. You see, when God looks down and sees your sin, your failure, your guilt, your shame, He doesn’t roll his eyes and sigh. He isn’t annoyed with you. Zephaniah says that when God looks down and see His people in need, when He looks down and sees them looking up to Him, He rejoices. And He rejoices with great gladness and He sings for joy.
Is your heart troubled? Is it full of tumult? Is it loud and confusing in your head, full of voices, full of fears, full of lies? Come to this table. Come to Jesus who is singing a song of peace, a song of forgiveness, a song of cleansing, a song of joy over you. He already knows you. He already knows where it hurts. He knows you, and He promises to quiet you with His love. So come eat, drink, and rejoice.