The Words We Sing

All devotion, all attention should be concentrated upon the Word in the hymn. . . . [We] do not
hum a melody; we sing words of praise to God, words of thanksgiving, confession and prayer.
Thus the music is completely the servant of the Word.

–Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together, 43

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  1. Pingback: Music is the Servant of the Word « Gathered Worship

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