Ephesians 5:1-2, 8-20
1. How do you normally feel about singing during
2. How might the teaching from this passage change the way you sing during worship?
The Spirit intends us to join our hearts to each other as well as to Christ when we sing.
Sing lustily and with good courage. Beware of singing as if you were half-dead, or half asleep; but lift up your voice with strength.
The duty of singing praises to God seems to be appointed wholly to excite and express religious affections. No other reason can be assigned, why we should express ourselves to God in verse, rather than in prose, and do it with music, but only that such is our nature and frame, that these things have a tendency to move our affections.