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I Will Sing With Understanding

1 Corinthians 14:15 Praise and worship music has become very popular in the church world at large. Recently I heard this song sung at a Protestant Reformed gathering. It’s About The Cross It’s not just about the manger Where the baby lay It’s not all about the angels Who sang for Him that day It’s […]

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O Sing Ye, Hallelujah!

“Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, […]

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Sing Praises with Understanding (2)

We as Reformed believers ought to be very discriminating in our selection of music that we sing and allow ourselves to listen to. The devil is very crafty and many a lie has been promoted through the medium of music. We may be able to spot the lie very easily in the things we read […]

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Sing Praises with Understanding

When churches push aside Psalm singing and congregational singing for hymns, contemporary music, and choirs, one can be sure that diligent growth in the knowledge of God and His Word do not accompany the trend. In fact, quite the opposite is true. The gradual pushing aside of the Psalms and replacing them with hymns and […]

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I Will Sing…

Reprint from the Standard Bearer vol. 29, pp. 277-278.  By the addition of only one letter to the word “heave” we get the entirely different “heaven.” What a tremendous difference in meaning there is between those two words! And by adding the three short words, “unto the Lord,” to our theme of the last installment […]

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Happiness – Allegro Con Spirito

Happiness is a wonderful gift among God’s saints. Within the church family, one of the greatest times to share that happiness is in congregational singing. The moment to spread your joy is during the singing that is such an integral part of the worship service. Together we sing songs of praise and thanksgiving to our […]

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Singing a New Song to Jehovah

There is, young people, a very interesting and extremely important question that must be answered by all of us.  By all means in the days when we are young men and women, but also when we were children, and all through our lives as adult confessing members of God’s church, we are confronted with a […]

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Christ is Born – So Sing!

During the Christmas season, we hear Christmas Carols wherever we go – in the shopping mall, in the grocery store, on the radio – the world fills the air with songs of celebration. But for Christians, hymns of Christmas have a far more special place in our celebra­tion. We have the unique opportunity to sing […]

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The Singing Christian

“…singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord…” -Eph. 5:19 It was a good hour in the church many, many years ago. We came to hear a male quartet sing for us that evening. I was then a relatively young minister, and I was asked to give an “appropriate talk”. I chose to […]

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What Shall We Sing?

You young people for whom Beacon Lights is published will determine what we shall sing in the worship services of our churches in the years to come. Whether our churches will continue to use the Psalter exclusively and limit ourselves to these versifications of the Psalms and a few Scriptural passages from other books of […]

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