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Worship the Great I AM!

Discussion in 'Baptists' started by ByTheSpirit, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. ByTheSpirit

    ByTheSpirit Pray always!! Supporter

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  2. ChaseWind

    ChaseWind Guest

    I sure hope God has a sound proofed room in heaven to stick this sort of performance! For some of us Christians, having to endure that would be pure torture, NOT heaven.
     
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    morethanenough06 Newbie

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    Thanks for opening us up into worship. This was beautiful!!
     
  4. ByTheSpirit

    ByTheSpirit Pray always!! Supporter

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    I'm sorry you don't like worshiping the Lord. I hope you do at some point.
     
  5. ChaseWind

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    Check out worship in the NT and see if you see anything like that worldy concert dressed up in religious garb and called worship in the NT. No wonder former bastians of the NT faith are going to hell in the proverbial handbasket! Many are confusing enthusiasm, show and emotions as worship.
     
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    That's ok, your heavenly body will enjoy it ;) :thumbsup:
     
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    ST1TCH Newbie

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    Huh, I guess I missed the verses in the NT that condemn contemporary worship.

    David seemed to have a different take on it

    Psalm 150

    English Standard Version (ESV)

    Let Everything Praise the Lord

    150 Praise the Lord!
    Praise God in his sanctuary;
    praise him in his mighty heavens!
    2 Praise him for his mighty deeds;
    praise him according to his excellent greatness!

    3 Praise him with trumpet sound;
    praise him with lute and harp!
    4 Praise him with tambourine and dance;
    praise him with strings and pipe!
    5 Praise him with sounding cymbals;
    praise him with loud clashing cymbals!
    6 Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!
    Praise the Lord!
     
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    americanvet Childfree

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    Just because someone doesn't like the same music as you doesn't mean they don't like worshiping the Lord.
     
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    Great song! [​IMG] Our God Rocks :thumbsup:
     
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    Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest. :clap:
     
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    ByTheSpirit Pray always!! Supporter

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  13. ChaseWind

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    What part of this article are you guys clapping and rejoicing over? Maybe this part:

    "Gersztyn, his mind altered by an estimated 100 LSD trips in the 1960s, convinced his girlfriend to head out to Southern California with him to join the Children of God."
    “I was smoking pot one day when Jesus appeared to me in a vision,” he recalled. “He told me he was the source of all love, then said, ‘Come follow me.’”

    Or, maybe this part:

    "Today, the music born out of that movement has grown into a huge industry. Estimates of its annual revenue range from $500 million to $2 billion — depending on who does the calculating and what bands are included as 'contemporary Christian.'"

    Maybe the concluding part:

    "In his book, however, Gersztyn writes that the emotionalism and improvisational spirit that inspires a great Grateful Dead concert is not that much different than the Holy Spirit that drives parishioners to gospel music ecstasy in many African-American churches.
    'In both instances,” he writes, “the experience is communal, with the audience or congregation being as much a part of the show as the performers.'"

    Thank God I did not see the name "Baptist" anywhere in this disgusting record.
     
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    So I take it that you're perfect in every way and have never sinned, would I be correct?

    I grew up in the Catholic church, wasn't a big fan of hymns then, and still not a big fan of hymns now even though I am no longer Catholic.

    Give me Christian rock any day of the week and twice on Sunday. If all my church sang were hymns, I would end up not going back and finding a church that allows me to worship in the style that I know my heart is full in on worshiping our God.
     
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    Oh for goodness sake, the people of God were praising God long before pot smoking drug addicts started praise him too.

    If someone with an evil eye wants to label everyone who praises God with a set of drums in its group they can do that.

    Just because one person buys into that doesnt make everyone who believes to the contrary more unholier then that person.
     
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    I was only making reference to the post that I quoted.

    I was curious to see if this person is sinless.
     
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    I don't think they were posting about your article, they were enjoying the song video and lyrics that were posted.

    So since a guy and his buddies got caught up in the "Jesus movement" of the 60's and were druggies, who then were concert promoters for Christian artists, that means that all of contemporary Christian music is evil? Love how they tried to group MercyMe and Third Day into this "group".

    You do realize that a good percentage of Baptist churches today have contemporary worship services, correct?

    Also noticed that you didn't comment on my posting of Psalm 150 where David essentially says "Hey, every instrument you got, play it to the Glory and Worship of God". People who condemn contemporary music and instruments in the church must have to rip Psalm 150 out of their Bible.
     
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    I think he was responding to ChaseWind, not you.
     
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    I overposted you Boidae, my post was not meant for you, we were just posting nearly at the same time, sorry I made you think that it was directed toward you. It wasnt I assure you. I should have quoted who I was speaking to.
     
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    She, and yes, thanks I was:thumbsup:
     
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