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Music is great. Jesus is greater! In part 1 of 3 Bob and David discuss their love of music and why Jesus is even more satisfying. Why is it important to keep congregational music from distracting us from the truths we sing about? And how can we use music as a tool to point people to Christ?
“I waver between the danger that lies in gratifying the senses [through music] and the benefits which, as I know from experience, can accrue from singing. Without committing myself to an irrevocable opinion, I am inclined to approve of the custom of singing in church, in order that by indulging the ears weaker spirits may be inspired with feelings of devotion. Yet when I find the singing itself more moving than the truth which it conveys, I confess that this is a grievous sin, and at those times I would prefer not to hear the singer.” – St. Augustine