Prayer Paths

Lesson 10 — A Song of Conception

A Song of Conception

The Supernatural Release of Vision Through Prophetic Song

1. Prayer Path
Revelations (A Journey to the Word)

By your words I can see where I’m going; they throw a beam of light on my dark path. — Psalm 119:105 (MSG)

Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. — Psalm 100:2 (NKJV)

The Message Bible reads: On your feet now—applaud God! Bring a gift of laughter, sing yourselves into his presence.

But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress. — Psalm 59:16 (NLT)

Sing out your thanks to the Lord; sing praises to our God with a harp. —Psalm 147:7 (NLT)

No matter where I am, your teachings fill me with songs. — Psalm 119:54 (CEV)

I will praise you, Lord, for everyone to hear, and I will sing hymns to you in every nation. — Psalm 57:9 (CEV)

I will thank you, Lord, among all the people. I will sing your praises among the nations. — Psalm 57:9 (NLT)

Note: 41 of 150 psalms refer to singing praises. (Singing and related words such as song and music, etc., appear 358 times in the Bible.)

Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord. — Ephesians 5:19 (NIRV)

Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. — Colossians 3:16 (NLT)

The New International Reader’s Version reads… Let the message about Christ live among you like a rich treasure. Teach and correct one another wisely. Teach one another by singing psalms and hymns and songs from the Spirit. Sing to God with thanks in your hearts.

Early the next morning the army of Judah went out into the wilderness of Tekoa. On the way Jehoshaphat stopped and said, “Listen to me, all you people of Judah and Jerusalem! Believe in the Lord your God, and you will be able to stand firm. Believe in his prophets, and you will succeed.” After consulting the people, the king appointed singers to walk ahead of the army, singing to the Lord and praising him for his holy splendor. This is what they sang: “Give thanks to the Lord; his faithful love endures forever!” At the very moment they began to sing and give praise, the Lord caused the armies of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir to start fighting among themselves. — 2 Chronicles 20:20-22 (NLT)

And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. And they sang a new song, saying: “You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation. You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth.” — Revelation 5:8-10 (NIV)

2. Prayer Path
Reflections (A Journey to the Past)

Now you’ve got my feet on the life path, all radiant from the shining of your face. Ever since you took my hand, I’m on the right way. — Psalm 16:11 (MSG)

A Song of Conception
The Supernatural Release of Vision Through Prophetic Song

David, together with the commanders of the army, set apart some of the sons of Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun for the ministry of prophesying, accompanied by harps, lyres and cymbals… — 1 Chronicles 25:1 (NIV)

The New English Translation reads… David and the army officers selected some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to prophesy as they played stringed instruments and cymbals…

3. Prayer Path
Realities (A Journey to Understanding)

Take me by the hand; lead me down the path of truth. You are my Savior, aren’t you? —Psalm 25:5 (MSG)

This prayer was sung by the prophet Habakkuk: I have heard all about you, Lord. I am filled with awe by your amazing works. In this time of our deep need, help us again as you did in years gone by. And in your anger, remember your mercy. I see God moving across the deserts from Edom, the Holy One coming from Mount Paran. His brilliant splendor fills the heavens, and the earth is filled with his praise. — Habakkuk 3:1-3 (NLT)

Verse 19 of NLT concludes: The Sovereign Lord is my strength! He makes me as surefooted as a deer, able to tread upon the heights. (For the choir director: This prayer is to be accompanied by stringed instruments.)

A Principle of Melodic Conception
Holy Spirit-inspired _______________ has the capacity to become God’s _______________ of melodic _______________, thereby enabling His followers to harmonize with _______________ in the _______________ of His prophetic _______________ and _______________ for planet earth.