Instrumental Music at the Richland Hills Church of Christ. A Biblical Response. Background. Richland Hills Church of Christ is located between Dallas and Fort Worth, TX., reporting a membership of over 6,000.
A Biblical Response
* See also Rom. 7:4; Gal. 3:24-25; 5:4; Eph. 2:14-15; and Heb. 8:6-7,13; 10:9.
1. A clear passage condemning its use
2. A clear passage commanding acappella praise only
3. A prophecy announcing the end of I.M.
(Jesus did not have a problem with I.M. He spoke of “music,” sumphonia, when talking about the prodigal son in Lk. 15:25. Jesus taught in the temple and cast out the moneychangers, not the musicians.)