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Lesson 8: Conformity, Compromise, and Crisis in Worship (1 Kings 11 & 19, Luke 16, 1 Corinthians 9, Romans 14) — Hillsdale University student David Wagner researched the history of the use of the pipe organ in church worship. Wagner reports that Thomas Brattle, a New England Puritan, died in 1713. He left his pipe organ to the church, but the church rejected the gift “believing it improper to use musical instruments in worship.” Was the decision by the Puritan church a refusal to conform to the world, a determination not to compromise its worship of God? Apparently, in 1713 there was controversy over what kind of music constitutes proper worship! Three hundred years later, the same is true. Let’s dive into our study of the Bible to find out what it means to “compromise” in worship! More…
Recent Bible Studies on Worship
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We are currently studying Worship. Below are links to the available lessons in this series. New studies are posted every Friday.
- Lesson 7: Worship in the Psalms (Psalms 19, 49 & 73)
- Lesson 6: Worship and Song and Praise (Psalms 32 & 51, 2 Samuel 22)
- Lesson 5: Happy Are You, Israel! (Leviticus 9-10, Romans 8, 1 Samuel 15)
- Lesson 4: Rejoicing Before the Lord: the Sanctuary and Worship (Exodus 25, Hebrews 10)
- Lesson 3: The Sabbath and Worship (Genesis 1-2, Exodus 20, Colossians 1)
- Lesson 2: Worship and the Exodus: Understanding Who God Is (Exodus 3, 20 & 32, 1 Chronicles 15, 2 Samuel 6)
- Lesson 1: Worship in Genesis: Two Classes of Worshipers (Genesis 4 & 22)
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