Sing with Understanding

“God is King over all of the earth; sing a maskil!” (Psalm 47:8 {verse 7 in English Translations})   Once more, to drive the great Truth home, the psalmist proclaims that God is indeed the sovereign king over all of his creation — and he indeed is not done doing so! Surely it is true… Read More

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Odes (Colossians 3:16)

“Let the word of Christ dwell richly in you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing with psalms, hymns, and spiritual odes, in thanksgiving in your heart, to God.” (Colossians 3:16)   This passage is the passage that has often been cited in the debate over what kind of music should be allowable… Read More

A New Song!: Introduction

Introduction:   While we often think of the book of Revelation in terms of God’s judgment being brought upon his enemies, one of the major themes of Revelation is that of worship.  In fact, nearly half (24 of 60 uses) of the New Testament uses of the verb proskunew (proskuneo), which means “to worship,” are… Read More