Singing and Instrumental Music

Sing Songs
Eph. 5:19--Sing psalms and hymns, sing and chant with your heart
Col. 3:16--Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs
Rev. 5:9--4 animals and 24 elders sang a new song
Rev. 14:3--Singing a new song
Rev. 15:3--Singing the song of Moses and the song of the Lamb

Chant Psalms
Rom. 15:9--Sing to your name [Ps. 18:49]
1 Cor. 14:15--Sing not only with the spirit but with the mind too
1 Cor. 14:26--At the meeting everyone has a psalm
*Eph. 5:19--listed above
*Col. 3:16--listed above
James 5:13--If feeling happy, sing a psalm

Sing Hymns
Matt. 26:30--After singing psalms, they left for Mount of Olives
Mark 14:26--After singing psalms, they left for Mount of Olives
Acts 16:25--At midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing
*Eph. 5:19--listed above
*Col. 3:16--listed above
Heb. 2:12--I will sing to you in the assembly

Musicians and Instruments
Minstrel--Rev. 18:22
Cymbal--I Cor. 13:1
Flute/Pipes--Matt. 9:23; 11:17; Luke 7:32; 1 Cor. 14:7; Rev. 18:22
Harp/Harpists--1 Cor. 14:7; Rev. 5:8; 14:2; 15:2; 18:22
Trumpet--Matt. 6:2; 24:31; 1 Cor. 14:8; 15:52; 1 Thess. 4:16; Heb. 12:19: Rev. 1:10; 4:1; 8:2, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13; 9:1, 13, 14; 10:7; 11:15; 18:22 (used as signal except in last verse)

Things commanded in Old Testament but not in New
instrumental music--2 Chronicles 29:25-28
incense burning--Ex. 30:34-36
animal sacrifices--Lev. 1-7
wearing of robes--Ex. 29:29-30; 39:27-29
holy water--Num. 5:17

Examples of obeying old command
Num. 14:39-45

Example of Christian following Old Law
Acts 21:23-26

The Place of Silence
Silence gives consent--Num. 30:3-15
Silence forbids--Lev. 10:1-2


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