A Quick, Compelling Bible Study Vol. 116: What the Bible Says About Music

Author’s Note: Readers can find all previous volumes of this series here. The first 56 volumes are compiled into the book “Bible Study For Those Who Don’t Read The Bible.”  Part Two with volumes 57-113 will be published later this year.

Thanks for joining our discussion of what the Bible says about music. In some respects, this study is a continuation of Vol. 114: “What the Bible says about praising God.”  Similarly, again I was “called” to write about this musical topic, exactly how I described in Vol. 114, when on the big screen at church, a passage from Psalm 46 was displayed with the full verse that reads:

“God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the Lord amid the sounding of trumpets. Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises” (Psalm 47:5-6).  

And so we must – because the moment I began writing this study, a simple thought penetrated my brain: When we sing in church, we are singing to God. We are actively praising Him as if He is standing before us. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t think that way until this personal revelation. Going forward I always will, and believe I

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