The following articles are related to the topic of SINGING

Clapping as an Accompaniment to Singing in Worship

Some Christians argue that clapping, to accompany singing in worship, is merely an inconsequential mode of providing some zest to the service. What are the facts? Is this a violation of scriptural principle?

What About Singing “Psalms”?

Is it appropriate to sing some of the songs from the book of Psalms in the Old Testament? An interested reader wants to know.

The Authorized Elements of Church Music

Jesus declared that “worship” must be consistent with revealed “truth” (John 4:24), namely God’s word (John 17:17). This includes the musical engagement of the church.

Responding to Critics on the “Instrumental Music” Issue

In the past we have published several articles dealing with the innovation of using mechanical instruments of music in Christian worship. These essays have generated a flood of critical responses. We have categorized these defensive arguments, and in this article we offer our rebuttal.

Should Women Function as Translators in the Assembly?

A controversial question is whether women should be used as translators in the public worship assembly. Some, who would object to the modern practice of women leading public worship, have no problem in using a female translator. Others object to the practice. Carefully study this question with an open mind. Let God’s word be our guide during this study.

Ephesians 5:19 — Making Melody

Does this passage authorize the use of mechanical instruments of music in worship to God? Many erroneously contend that it does. Study this important issue with us.

May a Christian Address Christ in Praise or Prayer?

Some sincere Christians contend that the child of God may not address Christ, either in praise or through prayer. Will this case stand in the light of critical investigation? Carefully study this issue with us.

What Is A Cappella Music?

Did the first-century Christians employ mechanical instruments of music in their worship of God? If so, where is the evidence of such? If not, why did they refrain from such when instruments were readily available in that era?

Notes from Isaiah 55

In the book of Isaiah (55:1ff) there is a thrilling prophecy of the salvation that was to be made available as a result of the promised Messiah’s victory over death.

Too Late for Tears

The Hebrews writer appeals to the profane attitude of Esau in order to teach us something about the nature of irreversible consequences. If we treat lightly the promises of God and forfeit the Christian inheritance, it will be too late for tears come judgment.