Rock Music in the Church

We think of rock music as harsh and discordant.

“In our church, no way! That music is of the world, and we won’t have it!”

Yet, rock music is exactly what we want reverberating from the walls of the church.

Luke 19:39-40 gives us the story of Jesus saying, “I tell you, if these were silent, the very stones would cry out.”

So, what must we refuse to be silent about? Let’s look to Psalm 145:5 for our answer.

“They will speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty, and I will meditate on your wonderful works.”

God, the Father, the Creator of all things. The Lord Master, the Ancient of Days. The God of knowledge, the One who sees. The Lord who sanctifies, who heals, and who is our peace. Our Shepherd and our Dwelling Place. He is the Anointed One, the Self-Existent One, our Rock.

You may know some of these names: Rapha, Elohim, Immanuel, El Shaddai, and many more.

Psalm 145:5 tells us that if we don’t speak his praises, rock music will reverberate within our church walls. The very rocks under our feet will cry out unto the majesty of his name.

Let’s lift our voices. More than that, let’s make our lives a voice of praise unto God. The way we live, the words we speak, the places we go. We want God’s presence and his glory proclaimed by the very life we live.

We are God’s children. Let’s let his praises be a daily part of who we are.

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