Scripture: Psalm 84
My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. (Psalm 84:2)
Methodists are known for their rich musical tradition. Some of the most well-known hymn writers in Christianity were Methodists. Most notable was Charles Wesley wrote penned over 6,000 hymns in his lifetime, hymns that are famous as interpretations of Scripture. That joy of singing as a way of naming and claiming our faith are another unique contribution of those scrappy Christians called Methodist.