(1) Singing in the Temple
When Solomon, a long-ago king of Israel, finished building the temple in the city of Jerusalem they had a special day to be thankful for the new temple.
The musicians from the Levite family - Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun and their children and relatives - stood on the east side of the temple, dressed in their best linen clothes. They played cymbals, harps and lyres. They were accompanied by 120 musicians who were playing trumpets.
They all joined together to give praise and thanks to the Lord. The singers raised their voices in praise to the Lord and sang:
The Lord is good. His love endures forever.
(2) Singing Everywhere
A prophet named Isaiah wrote this poem about singing everywhere and anywhere:
Sing to the Lord a new song,