Sometimes I wake in the night for no apparent reason, finding myself listening to the quiet around me as I reflect on my yesterday and my tomorrow. Some nights those reflections bring thoughts of peace and joy, but there are those nights when my heart fails within me and I feel a loneliness that engulfs me. In each of those moments I find myself drawn to the fact that whether in praise or petition the Lord is my song in the night.
“Yet the Lord will command His lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night His song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.” Psalms 42:8
I am reminded that whether by day or by night He is with me, He is the God of my life. He is my song in the night.
“I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.” Psalms 77:6
When I seek Him, He can be found if I seek Him diligently and He promises to be my song in the night.
“Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the mighty One of Israel.” Isaiah 30:29
“The Lord is my strength and song, and He is become my salvation, He is my God, and I will prepare Him a habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt Him.” Exodus 15:2
Not only is He my song in the night, but He has given me a new song that I might sing praises unto Him.
“And He hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God, many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.” Psalms 40:3