March Music Versus Dance Music
We are to march in the army of the Lord. But the devil wants us to dance. There is a difference. Alan Ives shows how you can tell the difference.
The Importance of Good Music
Music is a controversial issue for Christians, but it is also an extremely important issue that must be dealt with.
Music for Pleasure
I've read some of Alan Ives writings on music. To be blunt - is this something that Baptists are "nit picky" about? What does the Bible actually say about melody, harmony, and rhythm? I've also listened to your sermon on music - does this apply to what we listen to outside of church? I know that CCM is not at all biblical, but what about our musical choices for our own personal listening time outside of the church - there's some great movie scores, orchestral music, and also Broadway tunes - what does the Bible say about such music?
Music in the New Testament Church
Are instruments allowed in the worship service? What should be the purpose of the music in a worship service? All of this and more is covered in this article.
Musicians in the Temple (Daily Portion 10131)
David takes the sons of three of his musicians and establishes twenty-four orders of musicians for the service of the temple. They will match the twenty-four courses of priests who do the service of the temple.