I thought it might be fun to share with you my Quiet Time playlist, a few songs at a time. This playlist has been built over time, and the songs are meaningful to me for various reasons.
I begin every morning with reading a number of chapters in my Bible, followed six days a week with my BSF study. During the reading and studying, my background music is from a number of different "Chant" albums (Benedictine, Cistercian, Gregorian). My current favorite album is "Chant – Music for the Soul" by Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz. I choose these chants because they are sung in Latin. Thus the words don't interfere with my concentration (last time I had a Latin lesson was around 1966).
As I turn to a time of prayer and praise, I switch iTunes to music in my vast Christian worship library (I've been collecting for 30+ years). Quite often, I choose to go to my Quiet Time playlist. These songs are in this playlist because they've spoken to my heart in some special way at some special time.
So here we go. I'll embed one and let you follow the links to the other two if you so choose.
When You Shepherd Me (Brian Doerksen)
When I listen to this song, I feel so loved by God. When I sing it back to Him, I'm expressing my love for Him and thanksgiving for how He has shepherded me through the years.
Word of God Speak (Kristin Chenoweth)
Oh, how I yearn for God's word to speak to me, to speak life to me, to guide me each and every moment of my life.
Revelation Song (Don Moen)
He is holy, holy, holy! And we shall gather with the angels around the throne and sing His praises. Oh, man. I can almost hear the heavenly choir as I write this.
What about you? What songs are in the playlist of your quiet time (whether or not you have an official one)?