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Music Ministry Scripture Quotes

Please, don't just sing the song...believe it.

Matthew 5:15-16 "Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand, where it gives light to all in the house. Just so, your light must shine before others, that they may see your deeds and glorify your heavenly Father."


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Great New Church Document: Sing to the Lord

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a new document on November 14, 2007 regarding the use of music in divine worship. It is a very well written document that contains thoughtful insights/instructions for religious, lay, liturgical ministers and the congregation. read 'Sing to the Lord' online


I Chronicles 15:15-16

The Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with poles, as Moses had ordained according to the world of the Lord. David commanded the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brethren as chanters, to play on musical instruments, harps, lyres, and cymbals, to make a loud sound of rejoicing.


Psalm 33:3

Sing to God a new song, skillfully play with joyful chant.


Psalm 96:1

Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless his name; announce his salvation day after day.


Psalm 100:1-2

A psalm of thanksgiving. Shout joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; worship the Lord with cries of gladness; come before him with joyful song.


Psalm 104:33

I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I live.


Isaiah 12:5

Sing praise to the Lord for his glorious achievement; let this be known throughout all the earth.


Matthew 26:29-30

"I tell you, from now on I shall not drink this fruit of the vine until the day when I drink it with you new in the kingdom of my Father." Then after singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.


Acts 16:25

About midnight, while Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God as the prisoners listened, there was suddenly such a severe earthquake that the foundations of the jail shook; all the doors flew open, and the chains of all were pulled loose.


I Corinthians 14:15

So what is to be done? I will pray with the spirit, but I will also pray with the mind. I will sing praise with the spirit, but I will also sing praise with the mind.


Ephesians 5:18-20

And do not get drunk on wine, in which lies debauchery, but be filled with the Holy Spirit, addressing one another in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and playing to the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks always and for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father.


Scripture texts in this work are taken from the New American Bible with Revised New Testament and Revised Psalms © 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Washington, D.C. and are used by permission of the copyright owner. All Rights Reserved. No part of the New American Bible may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the copyright owner.




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