Hymn See also Music; Sing A song of praise to God. A hymn was sung by the Twelve Apostles before the Lord retired to Gethsemane, Matt. 26:30. The Lord called Emma Smith to make a selection of sacred hymns, D&C 25:11. The song of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads, D&C 25:12. Praise the Lord with singing and with music, D&C 136:28.