Scripture gives at least seven purposes for Christ-honouring music.1. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔…

Scripture gives at least seven purposes for Christ-honouring music.

1. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘Ύπ’π’“π’”π’‰π’Šπ’‘

β€œAnd all the congregation worshipped, and the singers sang, and the trumpeters sounded: and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished” (2 Chronicles 29:28).

2. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘»π’‰π’‚π’π’Œπ’”

β€œSing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God” (Psalm 147:7).

3. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘Ήπ’†π’‹π’π’Šπ’„π’Šπ’π’ˆ

β€œMake a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise. Sing unto the Lord with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm” (Psalm 98:4–5).

4. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘ͺπ’π’π’”π’†π’„π’“π’‚π’•π’Šπ’π’

β€œSearch me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts” (Psalm 139:23). (Spoken in song!) β€œPraise ye the Lord. I will praise the Lord with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation” (Psalm 111:1).

5. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘¬π’…π’Šπ’‡π’Šπ’„π’‚π’•π’Šπ’π’

β€œLet 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” (Colossians 3:16).

6. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘¬π’—π’‚π’π’ˆπ’†π’π’Šπ’”π’Ž

β€œAnd he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord” (Psalm 40:3).

7. 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇 π‘·π’“π’†π’”π’†π’“π’—π’‚π’•π’Šπ’π’ 𝒐𝒇 π‘­π’‚π’Šπ’•π’‰

β€œOne generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts. I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works” (Psalm 145:4–5).

May the music of our churches bring glory to the Lord and lift our hearts in His praise.

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