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“Various positions and opinions on music are debated, argued, and staunchly defended. The very mention of the topic can cause an immediate spirit of defensiveness or carnality and a wide variety of unfavorable emotional responses.” Cary Schmidt Photo by: mferak
“Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well-advised is wisdom.” - Proverbs 13:10 “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” - Proverbs 16:18 “A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.” - Proverbs 29:23
Culture Loves Entertainment!
Photo by: ellikelli “There is probably no other cultural activity [such as music] which is so all-pervasive and which reaches into, shapes and often controls so much human behavior.” Philip Merriam
You are a battlefield! “For the flesh lusteth [wars/competes] against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary [opposites] the one to the other: so they ye cannot do the things that ye would.” – Galatians 5:17
“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.” - Rom. 12:1 “For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.” - 1 Cor. 6:20
“If you listen to the world’s music, you are yielding your instruments to the flesh. If you listen to godly music, you are yielding to the Spirit of God.” Cary Schmidt