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INSTRUMENT MUSIC TOM L. CHILDERS October 16, 2013
BEGINNING OF THE HENDERSON CHURCH OF CHRIST
WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID
MUSIC AUTHORIZE D
Musical instruments in celebrating the praises of God would be no more suitable than the burning of incense, the lighting of lamps, and the restoration of the other shadows of the law.
JOHN WESLEY I have no opposition to the organ in our chapel provided it is neither seen nor heard.
ADAM CLARKE Music, as a science, I esteem and admire; but instruments of music in the house of God I abominate and abhor.
Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church in London, England Charles H. Spurgeon
I would as soon pray to God with machinery as to sing to God with machinery. Charles H. Spurgeon
“PLAY ON MISS BERTHA”
MISS BERTHA Mrs. Bertha Mason Fuller, aged 83, of 1818 Summit Avenue, a retired minister and missionary for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) died Tuesday at a Little Rock hospital. She was the widow of Rev. James Henry Fuller, former pastor of the Wright Avenue Christian Church, and had lived at Little Rock 40 years. A native of White County, Mrs. Fuller graduated from Texas Christian University and served as a missionary in Mexico from 1896 to 1911, interspersed by speaking and fund-raising assignments in the United States.
ARGUMENTS FOR INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC Psallo argument An aide like a hymn book No authority needed Silent argument - does not say not to use it Instrumental music in Old Testament and in heaven Reaches the lost