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  1. Authority instrumental music • Jesus has all authority, Mt. 28:18 • Judge of the living & dead, 2 Tim. 4:1 • Judge by His word, Jn. 12:48 • Punish the disobedient, 2 Thes. 1:8

  2. Authority instrumental music • Excuses for disobedience will not spare us • God’s thoughts not ours, Isa. 55:8, 9 • “Right” to us leads to death, Prov. 14:12 • Includes things we think please God, • Mt. 7:21-23

  3. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Lessons From Saul’s Disobedience • Bible Pattern For Musical Worship

  4. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Israel attacked by Amalek, Ex. 17:8-16 • Unprovoked • Moses hands upheld for victory • Curse put on Amalek

  5. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Saul commanded to destroy the Amalekites, 1 Sam. 15:1-3 • Fulfill God’s word • Destroy all

  6. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Saul attacked Amalek, but spared some, • 1 Sam. 15:7-9 • Killed all people, except Agag • Killed all animals, except the best

  7. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Samuel confronted Saul, 1 Sam. 15:10-23 • God told Samuel, 15:10-12 • Saul claimed obedience, 15:13-16 • Why the animal noises? • “Sacrifice” to God

  8. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Samuel confronted Saul, 1 Sam. 15:10-23 • Samuel described Saul’s actions as… • Evil • Rebellion • Witchcraft • Stubbornness • Iniquity • Idolatry

  9. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Samuel confronted Saul, 1 Sam. 15:10-23 • Saul still protested, 15:20, 21 • “But I have obeyed…” • “Sacrifice” to God

  10. Authority instrumental music • King Saul Failed To Obey • Samuel confronted Saul, 1 Sam. 15:10-23 • Partial obedience was a rejection of the word, 15:23

  11. Authority instrumental music • Lessons From Saul’s Disobedience When Saul attacked the Amalekites, Was he doing God’s will?

  12. Authority instrumental music • Lessons From Saul’s Disobedience When Saul attacked the Amalekites, Was he doing God’s will?

  13. Authority instrumental music • Lessons From Saul’s Disobedience • Saul had excuses & others might add some • To sacrifice to God, 1 Sam. 15:15, 21 • It is what the people wanted, 1 Sam. 15:21 • God did not say “not” to spare Agag • I did 90% of what God wanted

  14. Authority instrumental music • Bible Pattern For Musical Worship • NT reveals the pattern for musical worship • Speaking to one another, Eph. 5:19 • Teaching & admonishing, Col. 3:16 • Examples, Mk. 14:26; Acts 16:25 • Other passages, Rom. 15:9; Heb. 2:12; Jas. 5:13 • People want to change this command • And add instrumental music

  15. Authority instrumental music • Bible Pattern For Musical Worship • Excuses used to justify instrumental music • To glorify God: sacrifice to Him • It sounds so good: what people want • NT does not say “not” to use instruments • What’s the big deal, only adding one thing

  16. Authority instrumental music • Bible Pattern For Musical Worship • Those who add instrumental music • To the worship or the church are disobedient • Reject the word of the Lord • Stubbornness • Iniquity • Rebellion • Witchcraft • Idolatry • Evil

  17. Authority instrumental music • Jesus has all authority, Mt. 28:18 • Judge of the living & dead, 2 Tim. 4:1 • Judge by His word, Jn. 12:48 • Punish the disobedient, 2 Thes. 1:8

  18. Authority instrumental music • Excuses for disobedience will not spare us • God’s thoughts not ours, Isa. 55:8, 9 • “Right” to us leads to death, Prov. 14:12 • Includes things we think please God, • Mt. 7:21-23