I’ve had the joy of listening to hundreds of students from 35 area high school choirs this week. Every year, we invite groups to the TV-44 studios to sing songs for the Holiday Music Festival that we will show on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Two things seem to set the best singers apart. Talent and Confidence.
A confident singer with little talent is not a good equation. But, a good singer without confidence is only half of the artist they could be.
The same goes for our faith.
If we are confident in our own ability we end up failing. “Pride comes before the fall,” it says in Proverbs 16:18. Our bad ‘vocals’ are quickly exposed.
But if we place our confidence in God, everything else falls into order.
Look at what Paul was confident of in Phillipians 1:6:
Or the writer of Hebrews in chapter 4 verse 16:
Soloman provides some good insight in Proverbs 3:26:
It was an interesting study. I couldn’t find any verses about people being confident in themselves, that ended well. But there was verse after verse about people finding their confidence in the Creator, and thus, finding life.
So when you sing those beautiful Christmas carols in the car or in church or at family gatherings, sing with a gusto and confidence that the one we honor this Christmas season will conduct your lifesong right on key.
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