Even in a glass sphere sitting atop my desk; a sound rings out—changing my heart and my mind for a deeper purpose.
We are surrounded by sounds and vibrations of colors that God intends to change the very course of our life.
Think about it. Sound (color) contains power. When you hear the notes of your favorite song, the atmosphere of your heart changes. When your subconscious perceives the subtle sounds imbued upon your favorite movie, your experience completely changes.
Sound matters to life. Moods change by it. The momentum of a football game will shift at the crowd noise. Battles are engaged at the commander’s cry.
All things move by a sound.
Now, please hang with me for a minute. This may seem like I’m stretching a simple topic into more than it really is. But, I believe God is working to show us that small changes in our atmosphere can make huge changes in our journey toward greater life.
It doesn’t take much thought to understand the critical importance of sound (and even the vibration of colors). Sound is hope—it creates purpose and meaning in the pursuit of our dreams. It determines the atmosphere of our hearts. It gives context to everything we do. Even the art in your home determines the truths by which we walk.
Biblically, God cares about the sound we make.
We all know the story, don’t we—the story of Jericho (Joshua 6)? Fascinating, isn’t it? Israel marches around the city once a day for seven days at the instruction of the Lord. On the seventh day, they march around their enemy seven times more; and at the end of the seventh journey around the city, they blow their shofars (ram’s horns), and give a final shout—a battle cry! We all know the result—the walls came crashing down!
Simple story…but not simple in application. Certainly, obedience is a key factor in victory; but what about the trumpets, and the final shout? Why were they necessary? Seems almost ridiculous from a logical perspective. God could have moved miraculously without Israel’s participation. But, I have to believe that God wired us to make sounds as part of making real our journey toward becoming the fullest picture of our divine story.
All us have walls through which we must breakthrough to better lands. Physical walls… mental ones… financial blockades… emotional distresses… there are barriers of all kinds keeping us from the next steps of our story. And part of the weaponry we’ve been given is sound.
Words. Music. Worship. Prayer. Encouragements to others and their’s toward you. The colors of art… Our sound and art choices are myriad. They have power to do more than we can imagine. If by a Word, God could create all that we see, then certainly the inspired sounds placed within you can shift your atmosphere toward victory and success.
Today, examine your borders. Discover the sounds you need; ask Jesus for revelation. Choose to fill your life with the right sounds. Vibrations that heal; that create vision; that take you further rather than keeping you in your funk and stagnation.
If you keep at it, I believe you will find yourself in a completely different atmosphere by this time next year. Let 2018 be the journey that breaks down new barriers!