Thursday, September 1, 2011
Congregational Singing ... to Build Up One Another
1) That's not true of all hymns by a long shot. There's a good mix of both 2nd person and 3rd person hymns, just as there's a mixture in contemporary worship songs. (See an older post on the subject.)
2) Even if it were true, so what? Aren't we commanded to sing to one another?
18And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, 19addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs ... (Ephesians 5, ESV).
The occasion of this post is Justin Taylor and Greg Gilbert's post on the subject. I recommend reading it.