October 10, 2018 by directorfsm
Deuteronomy 32; 34 Deuteronomy 34:5-6 (ESV) So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord,6 and he buried him in the valley in the land of Moab opposite Beth-peor; but no one knows the place of his burial to this day.
Perhaps the best way to impress doctrine upon our hearts and minds is through the singing of songs. Therefore, we should think carefully about the lyrics of the hymns that we sing in our churches. Today, pick out a favorite hymn from your favorite hymnal. Consider the meaning of the lyrics and try to find the biblical passages upon which they are based. When you have the opportunity to sing unto the Lord, pay close attention to the meaning of words being sung.
For further study: Judges 5
Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.
Do the “worship” songs you sing in church have a direct and traceable connection to scripture? Far to many modern songs sung in churches today are for the entertainment and pleasure (feel good emotions) of the folks in the pews and not to glorify God.
Last December I posted an article called the Regulative Principle of Worship in short this is worshiping God as he wants to be worshiped. I have a link there to John Owen’s paper on the subject, for those who find Owen rather weighty here is a link to Pastor Derek Thomas’s take on the matter Regulative Principle; Thomas. – Mike