I want to see practical applications as evidence that I am living out my faith, and that my faith is increasing.
Reading through the Psalms of Asaph the seer, music leader, writer and poet, he passed down his skills to many generations, inspiring an immeasurable amount of people.
Asaph began to understand that God’s kingdom that was coming down was not through Solomon or his temple…Solomon wasn’t the direct answer. And Asaph the musician and writer of the Psalms received a new hope.
Asaph would see Solomon become jaded in his later years. He would see the king become full of want and chase after life’s luxuries. He would see the king succumb to the desires of evil men, partner with them, take their daughters for wives, build his kingdom and fall into idolatry.
Did you know that all of the people involved in music in the courts and service of King David were from the tribe of Levi? This includes the chief musician under the king, Asaph.
It doesn’t matter where you worship God, it matters how. And that should be with your whole life.
Part 2 of an interesting and hot subject regarding music, worship and the modern church.