S3E13: Does the Bible give us authority to use musical instruments during worship? Let’s see what the Bible says about God’s design for worship in the New Testament as well as break down common objections to musical instruments and Christian worship.
Resources Mentioned In The Podcast (And More)
What About Mechanical Instruments of Music in Christian Worship?
The Authorized Elements of Church Music
Instrumental Music and the Principle of Authority
The Silence Argument https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/680-the-silence-argument
Do Psalms Authorize Instrumental Music in Worship?
Psallo and the Instrumental Music Controversy https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/829-psallo-and-the-instrumental-music-controversy
Responses to Critics on the “Instrumental Music” Issue?
Making Melody in Ephesians 5:19? What does it mean? https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/1142-ephesians-5-19-making-melody
Great Books to Read
Where’s The Piano? https://www.chulavistabooks.com/products/10880-wheres-the-piano/
Richland Hills and Instrumental Music https://store.apologeticspress.org/products/apbmdm0016
Instrumental Music in the Public Worship https://www.chulavistabooks.com/products/11010-instrumental-music-in-the-public-worship/
Instrumental Music in Worship: Is It A “Big Deal”? https://store.apologeticspress.org/products/apbmdm0018
Boswell/Hardeman Discussion/Debate on Instrumental Music https://www.chulavistabooks.com/products/9884-boswellhardeman-discussion/
Everett Ferguson 3 Books
“Acapella Music in the Early Worship of the Church” https://www.amazon.com/Cappella-Music-Public-Worship-Church/dp/1939838037
“Early Christians Speak” https://www.chulavistabooks.com/products/11677-early-christians-speak/
“The Early Church and Today” https://www.amazon.com/Early-Church-Today-1/dp/0891125868