Good Question! In the providence of God, I listened to the entire exposition on the question of "May We Use Instruments In Worship?" Good question! Yes, we may use instruments in worship.
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.
(15) By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
(16) But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Yes, God created human hearts, mouths and lips for his praise, worship and adoration. Christian worship, hymns and spiritual songs distinguish believers from non-believers and not all saved and born again believers agree on how to worship God in Spirit and in truth, but one thing is for certain: God causes a song to spring from the heart of one of his sheep in order to hold, keep, comfort, and cheer him. Praise and thanks be to God for holy songs that spring from t
Mark M (12/14/2015)
from United Kingdom
Thought Provoking! Thank you Rev Holland! A really interesting and thorough message - not something I had considered at all before. Food for thought. God bless you in your ministry.
Rev. Stephen Holland is a native of Wales and came to saving faith in Jesus Christ at the age of eighteen. After a brief study with those falsely called Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses, he came to realise salvation is not something that can be worked for or achieved by human merit....