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Music in Worship?
DOES IT REALLY MATTER?
A capella Singing
To obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
(1 Samuel 15:22)
Ben Franklin (1800’s)
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ; Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God
(Eph. 5:19 )
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. (Col. 3:16-17)
Speaking to Yourselves
Teaching and Admonishing One Another
Psalms, Hymns, Spiritual Songs
Singing/Making melody in your heart to the Lord
Singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord
“Ado” – To sing (using voice)
“Psallo” – To twitch or twang
Instruments are specified:Sing with voicePlay the chords of your heart
Giving thanks to God in the name of Jesus Christ
Do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God
Thankful heart = Obedient heart
In the name of = By the authority of
In the name of Jesus…or man?
God is a spirit and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.