David Young has always been in favor of adding what is called "Instrumental Music in Worship." We will look at his backfiring proof text from Psalm 33 where David is confessing that he is making himself vile with the PSALTERY. This was universally the instrument of prostitutes and was used by David when he WENT NUDO with the camp following girls. He will use use Psalm 15 which is a HALAL which again useses the instruments for making war of making impure sex which instrumental idolatry caused the fatal fall at Mount Sinai and Paul in Romans 1 proves that, as the Classics confirm, music is the SIGN or CAUSE of men who are "Drunk on wine, perverted or just having fun." Christ also warned of the day when women and BOYS would rule over you (Isaiah 3). And he will use Revelation 5 where the literal harps would be in the hands of the ELDERS and BEASTS who are forced to fall on their faces: The BEASTS is defined as "A New Style of Mosic or Drama." And the MARK is the performance of musical "worship" which marks their CHARACTER.
Isaiah 30 has Christ leaving the Wind, String and Percussion instruments as the MARK of God driving His enemies into HELL.
The end-time Prophetic type is a SIGN of the Babylon Mother of Harlots (Revelation 17) using "lusted after fruits" (same as Amos 8)
They are Galli or emasculated Priests (Paul warned ) of the Mother Goddess and John identified the craftsmen (any paid for the free water of the Word), singers, instrument players and GRINDERS (the millstone) as SORCERERS (Miriam and the Levites) and said they would be or are being Cast Alive into the lake of fire.
Anyone who has learned to read can clearly see that the COMMAND in Romans 15 after silenceing all of the hypocritiic performers is to "use one mind and one mouth" speaking "that which is written for our learning and comfort of the SCRIPTURES. The elders as the only Pastor--Teacher is commanded to teach that which has been taught. The command of Christ from the wilderness onward was "teach that which has been taught" after silencing the "vocal or instrumental rejoicing including self-speakers whom Jesus claimed were sons of the Devil.
Ode and Psallo are both OPPOSITE to the LOGOS words and keeping the pagan music SILENT as in 1 Corinthians 14 would automatically EXCLUDE those Paul in Philippians 3 defined as Dogs or Concision while worship was IN THE SPIRIT and not IN THE FLESH.
The LOGOS speaking words are OPPOSITE to the ODE and the ODE is opposite to the command to SPEAK that which is written for our learning.
I will look at a Shock and Awe sermon. A musical instrument is a machine for doing hard work mostly in making war and the SHOCK AND AWE of the instrumental sorcerers who, as music from mystery means "To Make the Lambs dumb before the Slaughter." They MUSICALLY MOCKED Jesus up to the foot of the old Rugged Cross.
David Young has always been enamoured by the Great American Awakenings: Recorded history and the evil, divisive results of Cane Ridge and the rethanking of the DUPED, proves that they were practicing WITCHCRAFT or SORCERY and the movement was IGNITED (fire starter-music starter) by the Blacks singing, shouthing and clapping. The first Great American Awakening split the quakers 4 ways and produced over 300 Baptists denominations of which there are still 146 distinct Sowing of Discord.
Romans 12: Spiritual worship is Rational worship devoted to the LOGOS or Word of Christ which is the Regulative principle outlawing all of the external ACTS being sold as performing worship which is in the FLESH because the ACTS like music from mystery means "to make the lambs dumb before the slaughter."
Worship means to give attention to God by giving attention to His Word which was left to us as a "memory" of the eye and Ear Witnesses of the Risen Christ Who made more certain or CERTIFIED the PATTERN for the Assembly both inclusively and exclusively. This can only happen in the human spirit or mind made into A holy spirit which comes by request when we are washed in water INTO the word or Into the School of the Word.
The PATTERN from the Church in the wilderness was to PREACH the Word (only) by READING the Word on the sabbath day which was to rest FROM the always-pagan and Jewish worship of the starry host. No mortal is prepared not can become prepared to go beyond the command to the elders to "teach that which has been taught." Sorry, that this pattern which lasted several centuries simply has to ROLES and no DONE which hobbles the godly classes from trying to force growth when the command for the only assigned people is to GO and preach the Word, Baptize them INTO the Word or School of Chist and then Teach them what HE COMMANDED to be taught.
Romans 11:32 For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God!
how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Romans 11:34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counseller?
Romans 11:35 Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again?
Romans 11:36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things:
to whom be glory for ever. Amen.
God sent Jesus to be both Lord and Christ and SPEAK the WORD or LOGOS of God. This was to certify that no mortal can know the mind or Spirit OF God unless He delivers the Word: Peter affirms that the Word is not subject to private interpretation or further expounding. To go beyond the command to hold ekklesia or synagogue to PREACH the Word by READING the Word for Comfort and Doctrine is to prove that one is OF the WORLD for whom Jesus will not pray and the Wise or Sophists (speakers, singers, instrument players) FROM WHOM God HIDES Himself.
Isaiah 59:16 And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him.
Isaiah 59:20 And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob, saith the LORD.
Isaiah 59:21 As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the LORD;
My spirit that is upon thee,
and my words which I have put in thy mouth,
shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed,
nor out of the mouth of thy seed’s seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.
THE PROPHETIC TYPE CERTIFIED AND NOT TO BE PRIVATE INTERPRET OR FURTHER EXPOUNDED:
Romans 12:1I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that
YE present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God,
which is your reasonable service.
ēn logikēn latreian humōn:
Darby: [which is] your intelligent service.
In the real world a person agrees to serve the person and company which feeds him. Unless one is arrogant they go into the Boss' Office and PRESENT themselves to be told how to be a profitable servant in that office or Vineyard.
SILENCE BEFORE GOD IS THE UNIVERSAL COMMAND. Isaiah 57 has Christ defining the meaning of Silence before God Almighty as a Prophetic Type for anyone who understands that in Isaiah 58 Christ outlawed seeking your own pleasure or even speaking your own words.
To the law and to the testimony:
if they speak not according to this word,
it is because there is no light in them. Isa 8:20
In 1 Timothy 2 Paul silenced both male and female who are most likely to bring on wrath, orge or ORGY so that there can be peace and quiet. This was to MAKE POSSIBLE the one piece pattern that "everyone be saved (safe from paganism) and come to a knowledge of the Truth: The Word of Christ IS truth and is the Spirit OF Truth. You cannot add any institutional baggage or "minister" or "ministries" which burden the flock and do not fit the PATTERN of church is A School of the Word: we are washed with water INTO the Word or into the School of Christ.
Perhaps only the woman at the well understood that when Messias comes He will TELL US ALL THINGS.
John 4:20 Our fathers worshipped in this mountain;
and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
John 4:21 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me,
the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain,
nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
John 4:23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
These mountains were HOUSES at PLACES: worship IN SPIRIT is a place and the pattern to give attention to THE TRUTH which came when "Messias told us all things." Both male and female catamites were regular attenders around all sacrificial temples (not commanded by God). Paul knew that the Dogs or Cynics would be looking for any young assembly where food and money might be present: the Levite and all sacrificial instrument players were called sorcerers and parasites. Thereforee,
Philippians 3:1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.
Philippians 3:2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.
Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
kuōn [u^, ho and h(, both in Hom., the masc. more freq., gen. ku^nos, dat.ku^ni, acc.kuna, voc.
II. as a word of reproach, freq. in Hom. of women, to denote shamelessness or audacity; applied by Helen to herself, Il.6.344, 356; by Iris to Athena, 8.423; by Hera to Artemis, 21.481: of the maids in the house of Odysseus, Od.18.338, al.: later, in a coarse sense, Ar.V.1402; hē rhapsōdos k., of the Sphinx, S.OT391, cf.A.Fr.236 (lyr.); of men, “kakai k.” Il.13.623; implying recklessness, 8.299, 527, Od.17.248, 22.35; also of offensive persons, compared to yapping dogs, LXX Ps.21(22).17, Ep.Phil.3.2; k. laithargos, = lathrodēktēs, metaph., of a person, S.Fr.885, cf. E. Fr.555: prov., “mē dōte to hagion tois k.” Ev.Matt.7.6
The Beast: thēreutēs deinos. “A mighty hunter,” a very Nimrod. For the notion of the chase in erotics, cp. the use of helein and diōkein in 182 E, etc., and of thēra in Soph. 222 D tē tōn erōntōn thēra (cp. thērōmai in Isocr. Hel. 219 D): for the same notion applied to philosophical enquiry, cp. Phaedo 66 C tēn tou ontos thēran: Gorg. 500 D, Theaet. 198 A ff. So Emerson (On Beauty), “The sharpestsighted hunter in the world is Love, for finding what he seeks and only that.”
MARK of the BEAST or Theiron meaning "A New style of music or drama).Eur. Ba. 977 Go to the mountain, go, fleet hounds of Madness, where the daughters of Kadmos hold their company, and drive them raving  against the mad spy on the Maenads, the one dressed in women's attire. His mother will be the first to see him from a smooth rock or crag, as he lies in ambush, and she will cry out to the maenads:
WHEN ONE RECEIVES "A" HOLY SPIRIT OR A GOOD CONSCIENCE THEY UNDERSTAND THAT GOD IS GOD AND NO ONE SPEAKS FOR HIS MESSAGE BY CHRIST IN THE PROPHETS AND APOSTLES. They go before the Commander or King and presents their whole self to listen to and obey what comes through the Word or LOGOS as the sole resource for one with A holy spirit.
FIRST grasp that information flows FROM God to Disciples (only) and they present their self to the Written Word or God the Living Word:
Present is paristēmi , II. set before the mind, present, touto p. tous theous humin that they may put this into your minds, Id.18.1 ; “to deinon p. tois akouousin” Id.21.72
5. make good, prove, show, “ I. stand by, beside, or near
2. collect oneself, VI. 2. to be passionately devoted to, “hippoisi paresteōtes”
Dem. 18 1 My next prayer is for you, and for your conscience and honor. May the gods so inspire you that the temper with which you listen to my words shall be guided, not by my adversary—
Dem. 21 72 No description, men of Athens, can bring the outrage as vividly before the hearers as it appears in truth and reality to the victim and to the spectators.
Romans 12:1Weymth I plead with you therefore, brethren, by the compassionsof God, to present all your faculties to Him as a living and holy sacrifice acceptable to Him. This with you will be an act of reasonable worship.
SACRIFICE, SILENCE, MAKE DEAD THE HUMAN CONTRIBUTIONS:
G2378 thusia thoo-see'-ah From G2380 ; sacrifice (the act or the victim, literally or figuratively):--sacrifice
G2380 thuÿ thoo'-o A primary verb; properly to rush (breathe hard, blow, smoke), that is, (by implication) to sacrifice (properly by fire, but generally); by extension to immolate (slaughter for any purpose):--kill, (do) sacrifice, slay.-Thu^si-a , Ion. -iē, h(, (thuō) prop. A. burnt-offering, sacrifice, “en thusiēsi einai” Hdt.8.99;
-Plat. Phaedo 61b before making sure that I had done what I ought, by obeying the dream and composing verses.The pattern from the Church of Christ (the Rock) in the wildernesss onward was to quarantine the godly people from the Jacob-cursed and God-abandoned Levites to REST from the normal Sabazianism on the evil seventh day. They were permitted to READ and REHEARSE the Word supplied by God because the object was to be DISCIPLES and not Ceremonial legalists.
So first I composed a hymn to the god whose festival it was;
and after the god, considering that a poet, if he is really to be a poet,
must compose myths and not speeches,
since I was not a maker of myths, I took the myths of Aesop, which I had at hand and knew, and turned into verse the first I came upon. So tell Evenus that, Cebes, and bid him farewell, and tell him, if he is wise, to come after me as quickly as he can.
-muthos , ho, 2. public speech, “m. andressi melēsei” Od.1.358; “muthoisin skoliois” [Crooked Race] 2. fiction (opp. logos, historic truth), 5. plot of a comedy or tragedy, Id.Po.1449b5, 1450a4, 1451a16.
7. talk of men, rumour, “aggelian
aggelia , 3. A. personified as daughter of Hermes, Pi. O.8.82.1Corinthians 13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
Aggelos , A. messenger, envoy, [A herald, kerusso deliveres what is written] of a loquacious person 2. generally, one that announces or tells, e.g. of birds of augury, Il.24.292,296; Mousōn aggelos, of a poet,
4. in later philos., semi-divine being, “hēliakoi a.” Jul.Or.4.141b, cf. Iamb.Myst.2.6, Procl. in R.2.243 K.; “a. kai arkhaggeloi” Theol.Ar.43.10, cf. Dam.Pr.183, al.: also in mystical and magical writings,
nik-ēi_, hē, II. pr. n., Nike, the goddess of victory, Hes.Th.384, cf. Pi.I.2.26, etc.; “Nikē Athana Polias” S.Ph.134, cf. E. Ion457 (lyr.), 1529
La^l-eō ,Mark of the Locusts
II. chatter, Opposite. articulate speech, as of locusts, chirp, Theoc.5.34; mesēmbrias lalein tettix (sc. eimi), a very grasshopper to chirp at midday,III. of musical sounds, “aulō [flute] laleō” Theoc.20.29; of trees, v.supr.1.2; “di'aulou [flute] ē salpiggos l.”[trumpet] Arist. Aud.801a29; of Echo, magadin lalein sound the magadis, [double flute]
Antithetical to the cursed monarchy our LITURGY consists only of the Word of God after squashing all of the jumpity-clappy children.
leitourg-ia , h(, earlier Att. lēt- IG22.1140.14 (386 B.C.):—at Athens, and elsewhere (e.g. Siphnos, Isoc.19.36; Mitylene, Antipho 5.77),The Pagan sacrifices were:
III. public service of the gods, “ hai pros tous theous l.” Arist.Pol.1330a13; “hai tōn theōn therapeiai kai l.” D.S.1.21, cf. UPZ17.17 (ii B.C.), PTeb.302.30 (i A.D.), etc.; the service or ministry of priests, LXX Nu.8.25, Ev.Luc.1.23.
Thu^si-azō , "is specificially a religious sacrifice to Bacchus or Dionysys which was a common religious exercise Paul warns about in Romans 15". tō Dii huper tōn ploizomenōn ib.199.36 (Adule); “th. tō theō kai bakkheuein” D.S.4.3: abs., LXX 1 Ch.21.28, al., IG3.74.16, etc.: thusiazousai, hai, title of mime by Herodas.
Bakkh-euō ,A. celebrate the mysteries of Bacchus, Hdt.4.79.2. speak or act like one frenzy-stricken, S.Ant. 136 (lyr.), E.Ion1204, etc.: also of places, “b. stegē” A.Fr.58, cf. E. IT1243(lyr.).II. causal, inspire with frenzy, “hautai se bakkheuousi suggenē phonon;” E.Or.411, cf.HF966:—Pass., Id.Or.835; “philosophia eu mala bebakkh.” full of mysticism, Plu.2.580c.2. initiate in the Bacchic mysteries, in Pass., Schwyzer792 (Cyme, v B. C.).
ANY SERVICE OUTSIDE OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMANDED TO SPEAK THAT WHICH IS WRITTEN, SERVICE or SLAVING for others in the name of the Lord is liturgy but not called worship?
"Biblical Greek. Here the meaning is always religious. leitourgia in the OT is limited to priestly and Levitical administration. In the LXX it renders chiefly the Hebrew abhodha (5656) (from abad (5647)) which signifies service to God, specially undertaken by priests and Levites (e.g. Num.8:25; Lk.1:23; Heb.8:6; 9:21).
Hebrews 8:6 But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.
Hebrews 8:7 For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
Hebrews 8:9 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.
The people rose up in PLAY which was Instrumental Idolatry of the Egyptian Triad under Apis the golden Calf also worshipped in Samaria and condemned by Amos and Stephen. The Spirit of Christ in the Prophets affirmed that the instrumental idolatry was a sin beyond redemption
"St. Paul speaks of himself being 'offered,' as upon an altar (Ph.2:17), and Epaphras as sacrificing almost his life to supply the Philippians' lack of leitourgia (2:30). He uses the word to indicate the almsgiving of Corinthian believers (II Cor.9:12). St. Clement speaks of leitourgia of each Christian apparently in the context of the Eucharist (41:1), and later in connection with the bishop's office.(44:3,6).The placing of the word leitourgia in the context of the Eucharist so early in Christian history naturally raises the question whether this term, having a strong sacrificial sense in Biblical Greek, does not figure in the same context in the NT. Is not Paul referring thereby to the offertory gifts at the Breaking of Bread
THROUGHOUT THE BIBLE THE MARK OF SERVING GOD IS TO COME BEFORE HIM IN SILENCE SINCE WE HAVE NOTHING OF VALUE TO OFFER HIM
THEN IT IS POSSIBLE TO WORSHIP GOD SPIRITUALLY OR RATIONALLY.
Rătĭōnābĭlis , e, adj. ratio (post-Aug.; = rationalis, which is in better use), I. reasonable, rational: he pure milk of reason, id. 1 Pet. 2, 2: “sententia vera et rationabilis,”
Sententĭa , ae, f. for sentientia, from sentio,I. a way of thinking, opinion, judgment, sentiment; a purpose, determination, decision, will, etc.
I. Transf., of words, discourse, etc., sense, meaning, signification, idea, notion, etc.
1. In gen., a thought expressed in words; a sentence, period: dum de singulis sententiis breviter disputo
Greek rational worship demands:
logi^k-os , ē, on, (logos)A. of or for speaking or speech, merē l. the organs of speech, Plu.Cor.38:
logikē, hē, speech, Opposite. mousikē, Opposite phantasia” expressed in speech,
II. possessed of reason, intellectual, “meros” Ti.Locr.99e, al.; “to l. zōon”
dianoētikai, Mind Opposite. ēthikai, Arist.EN1108b9.
Ethi^k-os , A. “ēthos” 11) moral, Opposite. dianoētikos, Arist.EN1103a5,
al.; ta ēthika a treatise on morals,
2. dialectical, argumentative, hoi l. dialogoi
logical, l. sullogismoi, Opposite. rhētorikoi, Rh.1355a13.
peri logikōn title of work, Opposite to phusikon, to ēthikon,
And Phusikos is the opposite of logikos
phu^sikos , ē, on, A. natural, produced or caused by nature, inborn, native,
II. of or concerning the order of external nature, natural, physical, “hē ph. epistēmē”
2. “ho ph.” an inquirer into nature, natural philosopher,
4. Adv. “-kōs” according to the laws of nature,
phu^sikos is the Opposite of logikōs,
III. later, belonging to occult laws of nature, magical, ph. pharmaka spells or amulets,
Revelation 18:21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.Opposite Enthousi-astikos , ē, on,
Revelation 18:22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;
Revelation 18:23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries [pharmaka] were all nations deceived.
Revelation 18:24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
John says that they will be cast alive into the lake of fire.
A. inspired, “phusis” Pl.Ti.71e; esp. by music, Arist.Pol.1340a11; “hē e. sophia” divination, Plu.Sol.12; “e. ekstasis” Iamb.Myst.3.8; “to e.” excitement, Pl.Phdr. 263d: Sup. -ōtatos Sch.Iamb.Protr.p.129 P. Adv. “-kōs, diatithenai tina” Plu.2.433c: Comp. “-ōteron” Marin.Procl.6.
Sophia , A.cleverness or skill in handicraft and art, in music and singing, tekhnē kai s. h.Merc.483, cf. 511; in poetry, Sol.13.52, Pi.O.1.117, in divination, S.OT 502Rathional opposite to phusis
Plat. Tim. 71e as good as they possibly could, rectified the vile part of us by thus establishing therein the organ of divination, that it might in some degree lay hold on truth. And that God gave unto man's foolishness the gift of divination a sufficient token is this: no man achieves true and inspired divination when in his rational mind, but only when the power of his intelligence is fettered in sleep or when it is distraught by disease or by reason of some divine inspiration.
But it belongs to a man when in his right mind to recollect and ponder both the things spoken in dream or waking vision by the divining and inspired nature, and all the visionary forms that were seen, and by means of reasoning to discern about them allLogos , Opposite. kata pathos, Arist.EN1169a5 or personal experiences
Opposite Pathos A. that which happens to a person or thing, incident, accident, where this incident took place, unfortunate accident,Opposite matēn , Dor. mata_n ma^, Adv. random, false, dreams
2. what one has experienced, good or bad, experience
II. of the soul, emotion, passion (“legō de pathē . . holōs hois hepetai hēdonē ē lupē” Arist.EN1105b21), “sophiē psukhēn pathōn aphaireitai”
Sophia , A. cleverness or skill in handicraft and ar,t in music and singing, tekhnē kai s. h.Merc.483, cf. 511; in poetry, Sol.13.52, Pi.O.1.117, Ar.Ra.882, X.An.1.2.8,Opposite Poiein to excite passion, Arist.Rh.1418a12; V. Rhet., emotional style or treatment, to sphodron kai enthousiastikon p. Longin.8.1; “pathos poiein” Arist. Rh.1418a12; “
in divination, S.OT 502 (lyr.
Opposite human reasoning.
Opposite muthos, as history to legend,
Opposite phōnē, 3. any articulate sound,
4. of sounds made by inanimate objects, mostly Poet., “kerkidos ph.” S.Fr.595; “suriggōn” (flute) E.Tr.127 (lyr.); “aulōn” rare in early Prose, “organōn phōnai” Pl.R.397a; freq. in LXX, “hē ph. tēs salpiggos” LXX Ex.20.18; ph. brontēs ib. Ps.103(104).7;
kerkis , “histois kerkida dineuousa” E.Tr.199 (lyr.); “kerkisin ephestanai” Id.Hec. 363; “phōnē kerkidos” S.Fr.595; kerkidos humnois ib.890 (lyr.); “kerkidos aoidou” 2. tympanum or half-tympanum, IG42(1).102.89, 112Opposite Organon , to, (ergon, erdō) hard work A. instrument, implement, tool, for making or doing a thing, engine of war,
3. musical instrument, Simon.31, f.l. in A.Fr.57.1 ; ho men di' organōn ekēlei anthrōpous, of Marsyas, Pl.Smp.215c ; aneu organōn psilois logois ibid., cf. Plt.268b ; “o. polukhorda” Id.R.399c, al.; “met' ōdēs kai tinōn organōn” Phld.Mus.p.98K.; of the pipe, Melanipp.2, Telest.1.2.
Plat. Sym. 215c Why, yes, and a far more marvellous one than the satyr. His lips indeed had power to entrance mankind by means of instruments; a thing still possible today for anyone who can pipe his tunes: for the music of Olympus' flute belonged, I may tell you, to Marsyas his teacher. So that if anyone, whether a fine flute-player or paltry flute-girl, can but flute his tunes, they have no equal for exciting a ravishment, and will indicate by the divinity that is in them who are apt recipients of the deities and their sanctifications. You differ from him in one point only—that you produce the same effect with simple prose unaided by instruments. For example, when we hear any other person—Opposite inarticulate noise (psophos）
prose, Opposite poiēsis, Id.R.390a; Opposite. psilometria, Arist.Po.1448a11; Opposite. emmetra, tō l. touto tōn metrōn (sc. to iambeion）“
pezoi, Opposite poiētikē,
pezos , ē, on, (v. pous) : 2. of verse, unaccompanied by music, “kai peza kai phormikta” S.Fr.16 ; pezō goō: aneu aulou ē luras, without the lyre
2. without musical accompaniment (cf. 11.2), “pausai melōdous' alla p. moi phrason” . Pl.Sph.237a.
STOP the melody but let me explain!
phrazō , S.Ph.25, etc.: poet. impf. explain (opp. legō, which means simply speak, say), phrason haper g' elexas declare, explain what thou didst say,Matthew 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. (anapauo)
II. Med. and Pass., indicate to oneself, i.e. think or muse upon, consider, ponder,
373. anapano, an-ap-ow´-o; from 303 and 3973; (reflexively) to repose (literally or figuratively (be exempt), remain); by implication, to refresh: — take ease, refresh, (give, take) rest.
3973. pauo, pow´-o; a primary verb (“pause”); to stop (transitively or intransitively), i.e. restrain, quit, desist, come to an end: — cease, leave, refrain.
Stop the: Melōd-eō ,A. chant, sing, Ar.Av.226, 1381, Th.99:—Pass., to be chanted, “ta rhēthenta ē melōdēthenta” Pl.Lg.655d, cf. Chamael. ap. Ath. 14.620c; to be set to music, Cleanth. ap. Phld.Mus.p.98 K.; ta melōdoumena diastēmata used in music, Plu.2.1019a.
Spiritual worship or Reasonable worship is the Word of Christ only.pauō , Il.19.67, etc. ;
Stop the: lupas ōdais p. E.Med.197 (anap.), etc. ; p. toxon let the bow rest, Od.21.279
Stop the: 2. c. acc. pers. et gen. rei, hinder, keep back, or give one rest, from a thing, p. Hektora makhēs, ponoio Akhilēa, Thamurin aoidēs,
Stop the: 3. c. pres. part., stop a person from leave off doing . . , hoth' hupnos heloi, pausaito te nēpiakheuōn when he stopped playing
Stop the: later paēsomai （ana-) Apoc.14.13
Stop the: of one singing or speaking, 17.359, Hdt.7.8.d : generally, Med. denotes willing, Pass. forced, cessation.
Stop the rhapsōd-os , o(, A. reciter of Epic poems, sts. applied to the bard who recited his own poem, professional reciters, esp. of the poems of Homer, Hdt.5.67, Pl.Ion 530c, etc.: also rh. kuōn, ironically, of the Sphinx who chanted her riddle, S.OT391
(Prob. from rhaptō, aoidē; Hes.Fr. 265 speaks of himself and Homer as en nearois humnois rhapsantes aoidēn, and Pi.N.2.2 calls Epic poets rhaptōn epeōn aoidoi:
Stop the orkheomai , 2. represent by dancing or pantomime,
III. Act. orkheō , make to dance (v. Pl.Cra.407a), is used by Ion Trag.50, ek tōn aelptōn mallon ōrkhēsen phrenas made my heart leap
Rev 14.13] I heard the voice from heaven saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow with them."
So, rational or spiritual worship is EXCLUSIVE of music which disables the mind.
Rational worship is of the reason or intellect.
Spiritual worship os Opposite to "sermonizing" or "moralizing which is:
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world:
but be ye transformed (metamorph-oō )by the renewing of your mind,
that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable,
and perfect, will of God.