Genesis 1:3a AMP
And God said . . .
Our Father in heaven, You spoke creation into being. You are the Author of sound.
Joshua 6:20 AMP
So the people shouted, and the trumpets were blown. When the people heard the sound of the trumpet, they raised a great shout, and [Jericho’s] wall fell down in its place, so that the [Israelites] went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
We thank You that You gave Jericho to the Israelites with the sound of the trumpets and the shouts.
1 Samuel 7:10 AMP
As Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to attack Israel. But the Lord thundered with a great voice that day against the Philistines and threw them into confusion, and they were defeated before Israel.
We thank You that You delivered the Israelites from the Philistines by Your great thunder.
1 Samuel 16:23 AMP
And when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, David took a lyre and played it; so Saul was refreshed and became well, and the evil spirit left him.
We thank You that You anointed David’s music.
1 Chronicles 15:28 AMP
Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, sound of the cornet, trumpets, and cymbals, sounding aloud with harps and lyres.
We thank You for the gift of praise.
Matthew 3:16-17 AMP
And when Jesus was baptized, He went up at once out of the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he [John] saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on Him. And behold, a voice from heaven said, This is My Son, My Beloved, in Whom I delight!
We thank You for Your proclamation of the Messiah.
Revelation 5:8 AMP
And when He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders [of the heavenly Sanhedrin] prostrated themselves before the Lamb. Each was holding a harp (lute or guitar), and they had golden bowls full of incense (fragrant spices and gums for burning), which are the prayers of God’s people (the saints).
We thank You for the sounds of heaven.
O Author of sound, we thank You for the prophesied new sound You will send forth from the state of Mississippi. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Amen.