Seek the Presence Your Own Way (Pt 6)

As we conclude this week’s series on worship music, I’d like to say that I get it—some people don’t like music. They don’t like to sing and they just can’t seem to wrap their minds around a presence-infused worship service. To such people I’d like two say two quick things: (1) I don’t think your…

The Revelation Scenes (Pt 5)

Finally, I’d like to make note of the scenes we find in Revelation. Throughout this book we get glimpses of spectacular worship services in which the creatures surrounding God’s throne can’t stop praising Him on repeat. Even though their words aren’t mentioned to have music backing them up, they certainly sound caught up in a…

Worship Music and Exorcism (Pt 4)

What about King David? Do you think he ever engaged the presence of God with his music? I would say so, seeing as how we find the supernatural at play in his prophetic lyrics. Though there’s another way he engaged the supernatural as well. There’s an intriguing story that happens after King Saul started walking…

The Musical Prophets (Pt 2)

So much weird stuff happens to Saul when he comes in contact with a group of prophets that we often miss the simple components of the story. You may recall that Samuel told Saul that he would “meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre before…

Presence Music (Pt 1)

It has become popular over the years for pastors to remind their congregations that what we do with our lives is worship and not just the music we sing on Sundays. This, of course, is all good and true and needs to be said given how lacking the church is in discipleship. By all means,…