Why We Sing, Col 3:16

The reason why we sing is that, in Col 3:16 and Eph 5:19, the Lord told us to sing. God’s creation started with singing. In Job 38:4-7 the morning stars sang together.  The nation of Israel sang their great song of deliverance in Ex 15 after God drowned Pharaoh and...

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The Word of Christ and Singing, Col 3:16

In Col 3:16, Paul wrote about the word of Christ and singing.  In this verse, he gave us clear instructions on what to do with both of these.  What to do with: The word of Christ – notice that Paul wrote “the word of Christ.”  In the Godhead, Jesus Christ...

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Singing, Col 3:16

Singing Col 3:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Today’s message is on singing.  We are comparing modern so-called “Christian” music to the psalms and hymns and spiritual songs mentioned in Col 3:16 and Eph 5:19.  The purpose of this broadcast is to show you the contrast between the scriptural music of the...

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Sing A New Song, Ps 149:1

Before we were saved, our old songs were about carnal love, rebellion, drinking, getting high, surfing, losing lovers, trains, dogs, etc.  After getting saved we started singing new songs in church.  These are congregational songs according to Ps 149:1.  When you run the references to “new song” in the Bible,...

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Praise the Lord Ps. 111:1

Praise the Lord Ps. 111:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When we get together we are to praise the Lord in the congregation.  Many churches have turned praising the Lord into a concert.  Contrasted to that movement in modern churches, what does the Bible say about how are we to praise the...

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Christian Music Eph. 5:19, Col. 3:16

Christian Music CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are several qualities of Christian music that are addressed in this study.  We will limit ourselves to just a few of the many topics that could be discussed. Christian Music is Spiritual – Eph 5:19, Col 3:16 – “spiritual songs” – it is spiritual...

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The Ministry of Music Eph. 5:19-20

The Ministry of Music Eph. 5:19-20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO A young man, who has been backslidden 9 years, called me from another city – he said that when he decided to quit what he was doing the Lord spoke to him in an inaudible voice that he remembered from the...

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