How can I keep from singing

Tonight I was introduced to the lyrics and history of this very special song. As she kept her promise and posted the initiative of the choir recording from the Hope Christian School, Debbie Zepick made me dig in the background of this historical and already song-of-the-year-2020 peace of art.
As I DuckDuckGo-ed ( a new word with the shift of resources), I found the song, sang by some of my favorite artists and performed by great choirs.
How can we ever keep from singing when we start keeping record of the reasons of His grace and protection during the craziness of the present day pandemic. The way mankind is hold prison and being restricted as the regulations enter the doors of our privacy and authority.
As the martyrs were singing despite the terror they faced, as those brave men and women refused to keep silence and declared their praise to Him, how can we ever give in and stop singing.

May this song a encouragement and stimulation as we approach the season of our song, the days of the choirs and concerts.
May the houses be filled with the sound of praise and the harmony of agreement arise from the places of restriction.
Thank you so much Debbie Zepick, it awoke and revived a longing to sing beyond.
In the last verse, I read the statement, “When tyrants tremble, sick with fear”, it reverses the cause and give us the weapon of our warfare….
May the song never die! Since Christ is Lord of heaven and earth, How can I keep from singing?

My life flows on in endless song;
Above earth’s lamentation,
I hear the sweet

, tho’ far-off hymn
That hails a new creation;
Thro’ all the tumult and the strife
I hear the music ringing;
It finds an echo in my soul—
How can I keep from singing?

What tho’ my joys and comforts die?
The Lord my Saviour liveth;
What tho’ the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.
No storm can shake my inmost calm
While to that refuge clinging;
Since Christ is Lord of heaven and earth,
How can I keep from singing?

I lift my eyes; the cloud grows thin;
I see the blue above it;
And day by day this pathway smooths,
Since first I learned to love it,
The peace of Christ makes fresh my heart,
A fountain ever springing;
All things are mine since I am his—
How can I keep from singing?

When tyrants tremble, sick with fear,
And hear their death-knell ringing,
When friends rejoice both far and near,
How can I keep from singing?
In prison cell and dungeon vile,
Our thoughts to them go winging;
When friends by shame are undefiled,
How can I keep from singing?

I picked Eva Cassidy’s version to introduce you to the song

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