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21 Reasons Instrumental Music is Wrong

Illustration – Judge asks lawyer, “Why is your client not present in court today?” Lawyer: “There are 21 reasons why my client is not here. #1 He died last night. The other 20 reasons don’t matter.”


1.    Psallo (Greek word) is used 5 times in the New Testament

a.    Romans 15:9

b.    1 Corinthians 14:15 (2 times)

c.    Ephesians 5:19

d.    James 5:13

e.    Translated – sing, make melody, sing psalms

2.    Original meaning

a.    Thayer

b.    Strongs

c.    All others in agreement

3.    What others have said

a.    Calvin

b.    Luther

c.    Wesley

d.    Spurgeon

e.    Clarke

4.    The Greek Orthodox Church - today

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