Category Archives: Instrumental Music

“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 11 (Eph 5:19, Part 3)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 22 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “Church Music in Ephesians and Colossians.” Psalm 108 … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 10 (Eph 5:19, Part 2)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 22 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “Church Music in Ephesians and Colossians.” It astonishes … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 9 (Eph 5:19, Part 1)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 22 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “Church Music in Ephesians and Colossians.” “Be filled … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 8 (Col 3:15-17, Part 2)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 22 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “Church Music in Ephesians and Colossians.” Let’s take … Continue reading

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Hans Rollman’s Restoration Movement Site is Back Up!

I know that many readers have enjoyed reading the Restoration Movement texts collected by Hans Rollman. Beginning many years ago, Rollman, with the help of many volunteers, digitized countless Restoration Movement texts and posted them at his website. I learned … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 7 (Col 3:15-17, Part 1)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 22 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “Church Music in Ephesians and Colossians.” Ferguson begins … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 6 (The Argument from the Nature of Human’s Service to God)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 21 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “The Case for A Cappella Music in the … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 5 (The Argument from the Nature of the Christian Assembly)

We continue to consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 21 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “The Case for A Cappella Music in the … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 4 (The Argument from History)

We next consider Ferguson’s arguments in chapter 21 of his The Early Church and Today, vol. 1 and vol. 2, edited by Leonard Allen and Robyn Burwell. This chapter is titled “The Case for A Cappella Music in the Christian … Continue reading

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“The Early Church and Today,” by Everett Ferguson, Part 3 (the Assembly and the Temple)

The Temple Ferguson concedes that instrumental music was in fact used as part of the Temple worship. The question thus becomes, even if Ferguson’s historical conclusions were to be correct, whether the Christian assembly — according to the scriptures — … Continue reading

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