About the Book
Is it okay to have instruments in church?
Arguments against instrumentation in worship usually include these points:
- Instrumental music was purely Levitical, ceremonial, and tied to the temple
- Instrumental music cannot be found in the New Testament
- Instrumental music was not used by the early church, and the early church interpreted the Bible to teach a cessationist perspective on instruments
This booklet investigates what the Bible says about music, and looks at each of these three arguments in turn.
About the Author
Phillip Kayser has degrees in education, theology, and philosophy. Ordained in 1987, he currently serves as Senior Pastor of Dominion Covenant Church, a Presbyterian (CPC) church in Omaha, Nebraska. He also serves as Professor of Ethics at Whitefield Theological Seminary and President of the Providential History Festival.
Pastor Kayser has spoken at over 50 conferences in the last 10+ years, such as the National Council of Family Integrated Churches conference and the Generations Shepherds Conference. He also helps churches and church plants with problem solving.
Most of his sermons are online, along with many other booklets, blog posts, and other valuable resources at KayserCommentary.com.