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4 Positive Trends That Could Make Today's Worship Music Even Better
An encouragement to widen our musical tastes, expand our emotional range, renew our melodic emphasis, and incorporate other artistic expressions.

4. Open The Door To Other Artistic Expressions

Aside from music and computer-based graphic design, there is very little use of artistic expression in most churches.

Just as we need to expand our musical tastes to other racial and ethnic expressions, we need to expand our artistic palette beyond music.

When it was time to build the Tabernacle in the desert, God chose a man named Bezalel to oversee the construction, and he “filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills — to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, to cut and set stones, to work in wood, and to engage in all kinds of crafts.” (Exodus 31:3-5)

There are a lot of modern-day Bezelels with great artistic abilities, but most of them have no idea how to use their talents worshipfully because they haven’t been invited to do so.

It’s time to turn the artists loose and see what God’s spirit can do through them – for the blessing of the church and the glory of God.

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January 11, 2019 at 1:00 AM

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