dēlecto , āvi, ātum, 1,
God put His WORDS into the MOUTH of the Prophets: that is the meaning of the SPIRIT words which can never and has never been a god.
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Proof Texts from a Lexicon on music used to deceive his elders-who cannot retreat.
No advanced degree as once-Christian universities know or need to know the entire story line of Scripture. While they cannot find anything to prevent them from the Abomination brought with the Hebrews from Egypt, Scripture and concuring secular literature identifies tone-making brass or strings as brought by Lucifer called the singing and harp-playing harlot into the Garden of Eden.
There is no religious "noise"--never music in our sense--which is not the product of Females leading the effeminate.
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There is One God and One Mediator Between God and Man, the MAN Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:28 says that NEITHER Male nor Female can Replace Jesus Christ as the only Rabbi. That is Marked by READING or SPEAKING that which is written for our LEARNING. Learning is the One-Piece Pattern for those who know that God is God and they are not.
Sorcery or Witchcraft is enabled by any musical or metrical performance. Jesus SPOKE what God put into His MOUTH (the meaning of SPIRIT) without measure or METRON. To make it hard for those OF the World, Kosmos, Ecumenical or the kingdom making war against the Kingdom of Christ, God's SPIRIT delivered NO WORDS to anyone in Scripture as LYRIC POETRY which permits a LYRE.
There is not a single command, example or remote inference of the godly people who assembled in the synagogue or ekklesia of SINGING with or without tone-making machines.
1Tim. 2:11 Let the woman LEARN in silence with all subjection. [under control]
1Timothy 2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach,
nor to usurp authority over the man,
but to be in silence.
The lust for the PULPIT ignores 1 Corinthians 1 where Paul explains Isaiah 33 proving there will be no PODIUMS nor Takers of SHEKELS in the Kingdom of Christ
Si_gaō , means silent and not just VOCAL while being ORDERLY. Men have NO AUTHORITY to transmit to women to TEACH in the self-referenced or authentia authority form.keep silence, used by Hom. only in imper. siga, hush! be still! I 2. metaph. of things, “sigōn d' olethros kai mega phōnount' . . amathunei” A.Eu.935 (anap.); “surigges ou sigōsin” Id.Supp.181;
The Prophetic Type for the BURDEN or ALARM the enemies of Messiah would bring
Psalms 25:2 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed
let not mine enemies triumph over me.
Psalms 41:11 By this I know that thou favourest me,
because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.
gaudebit carmine (with delectari iambis),”
carmen a tune, song, air, lay, strain, note, sound, both vocal and instrumental “carmine vocali clarus citharāque
Apollinem) concordant carmina nervis, “citharae liquidum carmen,” “lyrae carmen,” “canere miserabile carmen
CantusThe Mark of Apollo (Abaddon, Apolllyon) at Mount Sinai
I. the production of melodious sound, a musical utterance or expression, either with voice or instrument; hence, song, singing, playing, music (while carmen is prop. the contents or substance of the song,
B. An incantation, charm, magic song, etc.: cantusque artesque magorum. Ov. M. 7, 195;
dēlecto , āvi, ātum, 1,I.v. intens. a. [delicio].Mousa A.“Olumpiades M., Dios aigiokhoio thugateres
II. mousa, as Appellat., music, song, “m. stugera” A.Eu.308 (anap.); “euphamos” Id.Supp.695 (lyr.); “kanakhan . . theias antiluron mousas” “Aiakō moisan pherein” [Burden]
2. Esp. of sounds.
The command SILENCES: phōn-eō , (phōnē) Anaxarch.1: abs., cry aloud, as in joy, S.Tr.202; of a singer, “aoidos . . aiola phōneōn” Theoc.16.44:—Pass., ta phōnēthenta sounds or words uttered, Pl.Sph. 262c, Ti.72a, cf. Longin.39.4.
4. of a musical instrument, sound, E.Or.146 (lyr.); of sounds, hēdu phōnein sound sweetly, Plu.2.1021b; but brontē ph. it has a voice, is significant, X.Ap.12.
The command SILENCES: surigx , iggos, hē, A.shepherd's pipe, Panspipe, “aulōn suriggōn t' enopē” Il.10.13; “nomēes terpomenoi surigxi” 18.526; “suriggōn enopē” h.Merc.512; “hupo ligurōn suriggōn hiesan audēn” Hes.Sc.278; “ou molpan suriggos ekhōn” S.Ph.213 (lyr.); kalaminē s. Ar.Fr.719; “kat' agrous tois nomeusi surigx an tis eiē” Pl.R.399d.Both Eve and Miriam are the examples FROM THE LAW
Galatians 3:28 does not say that BOTH shall be defacto priest. Paul says that NEITHER male nor female
Theophilus of Autolycus II. XXVIII
And Adam having been cast out of Paradise, in this condition knew Eve his wife, whom God had formed into a wife for him out of his rib. And this He did, not as if He were unable to make his wife separately, but God foreknew that man would call upon a number of gods. And having this prescience, and knowing that through the serpent error would introduce a number of gods which had no existence,... This Eve, on account of her having been in the beginning deceived by the serpent, and become the author of sin, the wicked demon, who also is called Satan, who then spoke to her through the serpent, and who works even to this day in those men that are possessed by him, invokes as Eve.58 And he is called "demon" and "dragon," on account of his [apodedrake/nai] revolting from God. For at first he was an angel. And concerning his history there is a great deal to be said; wherefore I at present omit the relation of it, for I have also given an account of him in another place.
THE LUST TO BE SCHOOLMASTER IS ANTICHRISTIAN
58 Referring to the bacchanalian orgies in which " Eva " was shouted, and which the Fathers professed to believe was an unintentional invocation of Eve, the authoress of all sin.
The word "abomination" is also key to understanding the context. In Hebrew, the word "to 'evah," (abomination) is almost invariably linked to idolatry. In the passages from which both verses are taken, God tells Moses to tell the people not to follow the idolatrous practices of the people around them, people who sacrificed their children to Molech, or who masturbated into the fire to offer their semen to Molech, for example. Chapter 20 starts off with the same warning."To 'evah" also means "something which is ritually unclean,"
Gal. 3:25 But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
Gal. 3:26 For ye are all the children [Students] of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
Gal. 3:27 For [enim: what I means is that] as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Gal. 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
1Tim. 2:4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
1Tim. 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
1Tim. 2:6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
1Tim. 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.
1Tim. 2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
Paul would not have to warn a Christian, Disciple or Student of that which is written for our learning. The lust to preside is the MARK of people who believe that God was ignorant.
dŏcĕo , to teach, instruct, inform, show, tell, măgister
măgister I.a master, chief, head, superior, director, president, leader, commander, conductor
“chori canentium,” a head-chorister, leader of a choir, Col. 12, 2: “officiorum and operarum,” a
căno with a designation of the subject-matter of the melody, as v. a., to make something the subject of one's singing or playing, to sing of, to celebrate, or make known in song, etc. A. With carmen, cantilenam, versus, verba, etc., to sing, play, rehearse, recite: “cum Simonides cecinisset, id carmen
a. Carmen intus canere, to sing for one's self, i. e. to consult only one's own advantage, “puellis carmine modulato laudes virtutum ejus canentibus,
dŏmĭnor to rule, reign, govern, etc., of inanimate and abstract subjects: “Cleanthes solem dominari putat,Ezekiel 13: Women Prophets, Wherewith ye there hunt the souls to make them fly
1Tim. 2:13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve.
1Tim. 2:14 And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.
sē-dūco , i. e. divide into two adverse squadrons, put asunder, separate, divide Hence, sēductus
2. In partic., to lead astray, mislead, seduce
Verg. A. 4.385
She with averted eyes and glance that rolled
speechless this way and that, had listened long
to his reply, till thus her rage broke forth:
“No goddess gave thee birth. No Dardanus
begot thy sires
O, how my fevered soul
unceasing raves! Forsooth Apollo speaks!
His Lycian oracles! and sent by Jove
the messenger of Heaven on fleeting air
the ruthless bidding brings! Proud business
for gods, I trow, that such a task disturbs
their still abodes! I hold thee back no more,
nor to thy cunning speeches give the lie.
John T. Willis Sing and Make Melody. John T. Willis is Number One Scholar at ACU and leader at Highland Church of Christ and Instrumental Music. John T. Willis was tutored by Jo Bass who managed to subvert the elders into the Baptist Direct Operation of the Holy Spirit. This led to the Herald of Truth introduction of massive discord which affirmed the ANTI position.
Debbie Boggs etal: While WE want to be considerate of feelings and comfort zones, WE should be much more interested in being obedient to God and considering what He desires. “Am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.”
ALL of the female silence passages recognize that women were always the CLERGY in pagan temples. Women could fall into charismatic ecstasy induced by drugs or music. A male who would self-exhibit by singing and playing an instrument was always marked as effeminate or worse.
FIRST: FULFILLMENT: THE SUDDEN RISE OF FEMINIST-EFFEMINATE IS THE THEOLOGY RIGHT ON TIME C. ad 2000
When the female minstrel or "worship team" connected with the Jewish and other's Covenant with death and hell wanted to assist Jesus He "cast them out more or less violently like dung".
JEANENE P. REESE . Jesus freed males from the role of domination that belongs to the fallen WORLD, in order that they can be truly male. On behalf of women Jesus acted as the model human standing AGAINST the patriarchal system, bringing women into the new order where sex distinctions no longer determine rank and worth.
-nēnĭa (naenĭa ), I. a funeral song, song of lamentation, magic song, incantation: This was worshipping the goddess of lamentation. “honoratorum virorum laudes cantu ad tibicinem prosequantur, cui nomen nenia,The only way to perform your own self-authored songs and sermons is to "Eat up the homes of Widows and other honest workers.
has sung the death-dirge over his property, i. e. has buried, has consumed it, Plaut. Truc. 2, 1, 3.—Prov.: “nenia ludo id fuit,” my joy was turned to grief, Plaut. Ps. 5, 1, 32.—
2. A magic song, incantation: “Marsa,” Hor. Epod. 17, 29.—
“dicetur meritā Nox quoque neniā,” id. C. 3, 28, 16:
First Corinthians 14. The assembly was a mutual reading and confessing the WORD, Logos or Regulative principle.-mĕrĭto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. freq. a. mereo. *I. To earn, gain: “vilicus, qui sestertia dena meritāsset,” Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 50, § 119: “Roscius histrio HS. D. annua meritāsse proditur,” Plin. 7, 39, 40, § 129.—
Cor. 14:34 Let your women keep SILENCE in the churches:The lust to PERFORM always challenges Scripture.
1Cor. 14:35 And if they will LEARN any thing,
let them ask their husbands at home
[Scripture trained and aware that Scrippture was not to be challenged]
The rare female who wants to replace Jesus as the only Rare believed and believe
1Cor. 14:36 What? came the WORD of God out from you? or came it unto you only?
The Word or Logos OUTLAWS any personal speaking, singing or playing instruments: the PROOF that they were not in the LEARNER or DISCIPLE Role and therefore not a Christian.
Lynn Anderson The Beginning of Musical Idolatry
John T. Willis 2. "Sing" is vocal; "make melody" is instrumental. Psalms 33:2-3; 144:9; 149:1, 3 make this crystal clear. Amos 5:23 further verifies this reality. People forget that God turned Israel over to worship the starry host because of musical idolatry at Mount Sinai. The Levites were under the KING and the COMMANDERS of the army: they made war and not worship. We will examine these passages in context.
They are mortally ignorant that Moses was commanded how to subdivide the tribes down to groups of families as small as ten. The leaders were to READ and REHEARSE the written word or as delivered from Moses.
Hab 2:18 What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image,
and a teacher of lies,
that the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?
Hab 2: 19 Woe unto him that saith to the wood,Hab 2: 20 But the LORD is in his holy temple let all the earth keep silence before him
Awake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall teach!
Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver,
and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
The command is to SPEAK the ODES
-lexis , eōs, h(, (legō B) A. speech, OPPOSITE. ōdē, Pl.Lg.816d; l. ē praxis speech or action, Id.R.396c; ho tropos tēs l. ib.400d; ta lexei dēloumena orders given by word of mouth,
-ōdē , hē, contr. for aoidē,
“en tais ōdais kai melesin” R.399c, cf. 398c; OPPOSITE. lexis,
Paul said: Speak "that which is written for our learning" or the Word of Christ.
But, as Antithesis: Ode and Psallo in the heart or SILENTLY.
Paul said: 1Corinthians 14:6 Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues,
what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge,
or by prophesying, or by doctrine?
But, as Antithesis:1Corinthians 14:28 But if there be no interpreter,
let him keep silence in the church; and let him speak to himself, and to God.
Men and Women are to be SILENT
1Timothy 2:2 For kings, and for all that are in authority;
that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
1Timothy 2:11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
1Timothy 2:4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
1Timothy 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
Women who teach has the same meaning as Men who teach or preach. The pattern was established for the Church of Christ (the Rock) in the wilderness and was exampled by Jesus and commanded by Paul and practiced by the historic Church of Christ.
Acts 15:21 For Moses of old time hath
in every city them that PREACH him,
being READ in the synagogues every sabbath [rest] day.
Neather male nor female have ANYTHING to teach: The elders are to teach that WHICH HAS BEEN TAUGHT.Jesus died to give us REST meaning freedom from any person needing to PERFORM any act as "worship."
Fables are myths from MUO [to shut the mouth: music forces the lambs to be silent before the slaughter]Plat. Rep. 3.396a and in other ways sinning against themselves and others in word and deed after the fashion of such men. And I take it they must not form the habit of likening themselves to madmen either in words nor yet in deeds. For while knowledge they must have both of mad and bad men and women, they must do and imitate nothing of this kind.” “Most true,” he said. “What of this?” I said, “—are they to imitate smiths and other craftsmen or the rowers of triremes and those who call the time to them or other things
Muthos 2. fiction (OPPOSITE. logos, historic truth) embroidered lies Poikilos 2. of Art, p. humnos a song of changeful strain or full of diverse art, Pi.O.6.87; “poikilon kitharizōn” Id.N.4.14; “dedaidalmenoi pseudesi poikilois muthoi” Id.O.1.29; of style, “lexis poiētikōtera kai p.” Isoc.15.47 (Comp.); “skhēmatismoi” D.H.Is.3.
Plat. Rep. 3.396b “How could they,” he said, “since it will be forbidden them even to pay any attention to such things?” “Well, then, neighing horses and lowing bulls, and the noise of rivers and the roar of the sea and the thunder and everything of that kind—will they imitate these?”
“Nay, they have been forbidden,” he said, “to be mad or liken themselves to madmen.”
“If, then, I understand your meaning,” said I, “there is a form of diction and narrative in which
For this rejection of violent realism Cf. Laws 669 C-D. Plato describes exactly what Verhaeren's admirers approve: “often in his rhythm can be heard the beat of hammers, the hard, edged, regular whizzing of wheels, the whirring of looms, the hissing of locomotives; often the wild, restless tumult of the streets, the humming and rumbling of dense masses of people.”Because they CHOOSE to be ignorant they thought that silence gave them permission to rise up against God and PLAY. That was vocal and instrumental rejoicing.
mimēteon. See on mimeisthai 395 D. hippous -- brontas. The reference is probably to stage machinery and musical effects etc. in dramatic poetry generally, as well as in the later and degenerate form of the dithyramb (see on 394 C). Cf. (with Nettleship Lect. and Rem. II p. 105) Laws 669 C ff. and Ar. Plut. 290 ff. The bronteion and keraunoskopeion for producing thunder and lightning were familiar enough (Müller Gr. Bühnenalt. p. 157 note 2). It is clear, as Nettleship remarks, that “Plato felt strongly that Greek literature and music were declining” in his days: see Laws 659 A ff., 700 A ff., 797 A ff
For that offense, the Levites jumped at the right to execute 3,000 of their brethren. God slapped them with The book of The law and sentenced to to captivity and death BEYOND BABYLON.
The Spirit OF Christ ordained the Qahal, synagogue, Ekklesia or Church of Christ (the Rock) in the wilderness. This was for reading only an excluded vocal or instrumental rejoicing or what we jokingly call preaching
Debbie Anderson Boggs exercises the Authentia Authority outlawed for anyone but Jesus Who is still the only TEACHER over those whose elders are APT and obedient to "teach that which has been taught. In Ephesians 4 Jesus in His glorified STATE of Holy Spirit failed to mention "pulpit preachers." They are EXCLUDED in 1 Corinthians 1 which leaves as a MARK: there will be no PODIUM not Counters of Shekels.
Theophilus.Autolycus.II.html This Eve, on account of her having been in the beginning deceived by the serpent, and become the author of sin, the wicked demon, who also is called Satan, who then spoke to her through the serpent, and who works even to this day in those men that are possessed by him, invokes as Eve.58 And he is called "demon" and "dragon," on account of his revolting from God. For at first he was an angel. And concerning his history there is a great deal to be said; wherefore I at present omit the relation of it, for I have also given an account of him in another place.
Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart:and ye shall find rest unto your souls. Matthew 11:29
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:30
Labor is what we call "religion" and "worship."
Phortizo (g5412) for-tid'-zo; from 5414; to load up (prop. as aa vessel or animal), i.e. (fig.) to overburden with ceremony (or spiritual anxiety):- lade, be heavy laden.
Anapauo (g373) an-up-ow'-o; from 303 and 3973; (reflex.) to repose (lit. or fig. [be exempt], remain); by impl. to refresh:- take ease, refresh, (give, take) rest.
Anapausis (g372) an-ap'-ow-sis; from 373; intermission; by impl. recreation:- rest. When you hear people yelling for you to do this here religious program, it is not God. Believe me. I tell my folks that they are reloading me with the burden Jesus died to remove just by anouncing (and anouncing and anouncing) all of those "busy" programs. All good of course, but not added to our "to do list" by Jesus.
So, you have heard it straight from Jesus:"Go enjoy an ice cream cone, sleep late, go for a long walk in the forest or along the beach, and just relax."
Pauo means stop the polemos or battle, fight, war: stop levying war against another, anaireisthai or airô egeirein, kathistanai, epagein to begin a war; p. poieisthai to make war, -- opp. to p. anapauein, kataluesthai to put an end to it, make peace, all in attic
The singing which is to PAUSE to give rest is b. mostly of things, make an end of, stop, abate
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. II. chant, choral song, melôidias poiêtês, lullaby, generally, musispauō , 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,
Pauo means: Stop worshipping the MUSES
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
kata-pauô put an end to, stop
3. depose from power, k. tina tês archês, tês basilêïês, Hdt.4.1, 6.64; tous turannous Id.5.38 , cf. 2.144, 7.105; Mousas depose them from their honours, cease to worship them, E. HF685 (lyr.):--Pass., tês basilêïês katepausthê Hdt. 1.130 , cf. 6.71.Euripides, Heracles (ed. E. P. Coleridge) Never will I cease to link in one the Graces and the Muses,  sweetest union. Never may I live among uneducated boors, but ever may I find a place among the crowned!  Yes, still the aged singer lifts up his voice of bygone memories: still is my song of the triumphs of Heracles, whether Bromius the giver of wine is near, or the strains of the seven-stringed lyre and the Libyan pipe are rising;  not yet will I cease to sing the Muses' praise, my patrons in the dance.
The word "abomination" is also key to understanding the context. In Hebrew, the word "to 'evah," (abomination) is almost invariably linked to idolatry. In the passages from which both verses are taken, God tells Moses to tell the people not to follow the idolatrous practices of the people around them, people who sacrificed their children to Molech, or who masturbated into the fire to offer their semen to Molech, for example. Chapter 20 starts off with the same warning."To 'evah" also means "something which is ritually unclean," not something evil in itself, like rape or theft. Eating pork or having sex during menstruation are ritually unclean.
ALL of the foundation upon which people are willing to lie, cheat and steal the churches of the owners is a based on a COMMON list of passages which mention an INSTRUMENT all of which God said produces NOISE. Most of this would be the screeching and screaming in the fashion of modern ROCK which is the MARK of the always-connection between performance speaking, self exhibition and strange sexuality made visible at Mount Sinai.. ALL of the use of instruments was confined to the God-Abandoned Civil-Military-Clergy which which WORSHIPPED the starry host including Apollo or Apollyon the Jews brought with them from Egypt.
The Serpent in the garden of Eden was the same Babylon Mother of Harlots in Revelation 17. In Revelation 18 her ministers are "lusted after fruits" (same as Amos 8). Jesus in His new STATE of 'Holy Spirit' calls the speakers, singers or instrument players SORCERERS. John affirms the universal MARK of BURNING when he says "THEY WILL BE CAST ALIVE INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE." When God put His Words into the Mouth [the meaning of SPIRIT] of Isaiah and Ezekiel, Lucifer (Apollon) is called the singing and harp-playing harlot.
The ONLY Active verbs connected to the Word, Logos or Regulative Principle are SPEAK or READ with no human ENHANCEMENT.
Here are words connected with Demonic Magic, ALL produced by singing or playing instruments.
BEGIN WHERE NOT THEOLOGIAN DARES OR CANNOT GO. The began in Sumer or Babylon.I will post the FACTS that words such as Abomination Witchcraft, the BEASTS, sorcery, Charming, Soothsaying, enchantment, harlots, beguile, serpents, vipers, Serpo, Herpo, inducing wine-dranking, Cunning Craftsmen or Sophists, Rhetoricians, Dogs or Catamites, magic, Demon or Devil worship, Voodoo in primitive America
WE WILL POST MANY "RESOURCES" TO UNDERSTAND THE MEANING OF THE UPRIGHT, TALKING SERPENT. THE SPIRIT OF CHRIST WHICH IS GOD PUTTING HIS WORD INTO THE MOUTH OF ISAIAH AND EZEKIEL, USING A MELODY WORD DEFINES TYRE AS "LUCIFER THE SINGING AND HARP-PLAYING HARLOT IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN."Yiddish the word is leynen 'read', derived from Latin legere, giving rise to the Jewish English verb "to leyn".)
The Philipedium: In most western European languages, the word for “read” starts with the letter “L”. These languages can be divided into two main groups — those of Latin origin and those of Germanic origin. In each of the Latin languages (Italian, Spanish, French, etc.), the modern word is derived from legere, the Latin word for “read”. The Italian word is still leggere, essentially unchanged from the Latin. In the other Romance languages, the “g” sound was lost, and so we have leer in Spanish, ler in Portuguese, and lire in French
The Greek and Latin Psallo means to "pluck something with your fingers but never with a plectron" or guitar pick.
APOLLO OR APOLLYON was brought by the Jews from Egypt. He is the father of "musical melody" and "shooting arrows." The word Psallo is used primarilly of Shooting Arrows into the literal heart. He carried his Lyre to shoot "love arrows" into those who would not submit to his sexual advances. That is why the command is but everyone perverts.
SPEAKING the Biblical Text. It can all be can be read or chanted but none of it can be sung is a tuneful sense.
ODE and PSALLO are IN the heart or silent because both are marks of the SORCERESS or BEAST.
All words such as KOMA, beWITCHING, Sorcery, Enchantment are said to be caused by MUSIC
[289e] For not only do these speech-writers themselves, when I am in their company, impress me as prodigiously clever, Cleinias, but their art itself seems so exalted as to be almost inspired. However, this is not surprising; for it is a part of the SORCERERS's art, epōdōn tekhnēs
Latin 289e: kai mentoi ouden thaumaston: [LYING WONDERS] esti gar tēs tōn epōdōn tekhnēs morion mikrō te ekeinēs hupodeestera.FLEECING THE FLOCK TO HIRE A PERFORMING ARTS TEAM IS THE MARK OF THE BEAST.
-epōdē , Ion. and poet. epa^oidē , hē, A.song sung to or over: hence, enchantment, spell, BURDEN
ou pros iatrou sophou thrēnein epōdas pros tomōnti pēmati
of the Magi, Hdt.1.132
oute pharmaka..oud' au epōdai” Pl.R. 426b ; thusiai kai e. ib.364b ;
charm for or against.., “toutōn epōdas ouk epoiēsen patēr” A.Eu.649.
epōd-os , on, （epadō） A.singing to or over, using songs or charms to heal wounds, “epōdoi muthoi” Pl.Lg.903b.
Opposite LOGOS. “muthoisin skoliois” or Crooked Sermos
2. fiction (opp. LOGOS, historic truth)
Babylon-Tyre Israel. Sodom not spiritual Israel. Addressed to claiming TITHES AND OFFERINGS. SPIRIT OF CHRIST
Jesus referenced Isaiah and Ezekiel to define the national Worship of the Starry Host--Abaddon
The End-Time Fulfillment For thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will bring upon Tyrus Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people. Ezek 26:7
They will plunder your wealth and
loot your merchandise;
they will break down your walls
and demolish your fine houses
and throw your stones, TIMBER and rubble into the sea. Ezek 26:12
Fulfilled at a EXChurch near you.
Also, thou son of man, the children of thy people still are talking against thee by the walls and in the doors of the houses,
and speak one to another, every one to his brother, saying,
Come, I pray you, and hear what is the word that cometh forth from the Lord. Eze 33:30
Rev 17:3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
Rev 17:4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
Rev 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Rev 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
I will put an end to your NOISEY songs, and the music [sound] of your HARPS will be heard no more. Ezek 26:13
The LXX is more forceful in showing that both the music and the musicians would be silenced---
"And he shall destroy the MULTITUDE of thy musicians, and the sound of thy psalteries shall be heard no more." Ezek. 26:13 LXX
My people come to you, AS they usually do, and sit before you to listen to your words,
but they do not put them into practice.
With their mouths they express devotion (Lord, Lord as amorousness - inordinate love),
but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain (commerce or trade or attendance). Eze 33:31
Rev 18:1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory. 2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.
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; Rev 18:22
then I will bring you down with those who go down to the pit,to the people of long ago
I will make you dwell in the earth below,
as in ancient ruins, with those who go down to the PIT,and you will not return or take your place in the land of the living. Ezek 26:20
Isaiah 14:11 Thy POMP is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms [maggots] cover thee.
Amos 5:23 Take thou away from me the noise [tŭmultus] of thy songs [carmen] for I will not hear the melody [cantĭcum] of thy viols
Indeed, to them you are NOTHING MORE
than one who sings love songs with a beautiful voice
and [NOTHING MORE than one who]
plays (make melody on) an instrument well,
for they hear your words
but do not put them into practice. Eze 33
Rev 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 WERE all nations deceived.
The Brides and Bridegrooms along with the GRINDERS is the Heiros Gamos being promoted by Female Clergy.
I will make thee a TERROR, and thou shalt be no more:
though thou be sought for,
yet shalt thou never be found again, saith the Lord God. Ezek 26:2
ALL musical sounds create TERROR in those who claim that they bring GOD close.
When all of this this comes true--
and it surely will--
then they will know that a prophet has been among them." Eze 33:33
Revelation 19:19 And I saw the BEAST, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.
Revelation 19:20 And the BEAST was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.
THE BEAST THE MOTHER OF HALOTS RIDES TO USE SORCERY TO TAKE AWAY YOUR INHERITANCE
da^pa^n-aō 2. consume, use up, “hē phusis d. ton thoron” Arist.GA757a25; “khronon eis
of persons, to be destroyed, “hupo thēriōn” Ph.2.43; kathaper hupo puros ib.433; “pros thēriōn” App. BC5.79; “en tartarois kai barathrois
puri kai phonō kai sidērō panta dapanēsasthai “en tartarois kai barathrois dapanōmenous”
WASTE THE PUBLIC'S MONEY
Meaning: A new style of music or drama!
Tarta^r-os , the nether world generally,
And altogether the ancient philosoj)hy of the Greeks appears to have been very much addicted to music; and on this account they judged Apollo to have been the most musical and the wisest of the gods, and Orpheus of the demigods. And they called every one who devoted himself to the study of this art a sophist, as
Aeschylus does in the verse where he says — And then the sophist sweetly struck the lyre.
Musae (Mousai). In Greek mythology the Muses were originally the nymphs of springs, whose waters gave inspiration, such as Hippocrené, Castalia, etc.; then goddesses of song in genera. They are all female and are considered goddesses dwelling in Olympus, who at the meals of the gods sing sweetly to the lyre of Apollo. They are the nine daughters of Zeus.
Sophis-tês , ou, ho, master of one's craft, adept, expert, of diviners, Hdt.2.49; of poets, meletan sophistais prosbalon Pi.I.5(4).28 , cf. Cratin.2; of musicians, sophistês . . parapaiôn chelun A.Fr.314 , cf. Eup.447, Pl.Com. 140; sophistêi Thrêiki (sc. Thamyris) E.Rh.924, cf. Ath.14.632c: with mod
II. from late v B.C., a Sophist, i.e. one who gave lessons in grammar, rhetoric, politics, mathematics, for money, such as Prodicus, Gorgias, Protagoras, a quibbler, cheat, a RHETORICIAN as the primary meaning of a HYPOCRITE.
2 Peter 2:12 But these, as natural brute beasts, [Zoon, Zao, Zoe]
made to be taken and destroyed,
speak evil of the things that they understand not;
and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;
Natural: G5446 phusikos foo-see-kos' From G5449 [natural descent] ; “physical”, that is, (by implication) instinctive:--natural. Compare G5591
Bruit: G249 alogos [Anti-Logical] al'-og-os From G1 (as a negative particle) and G3056 ; irrational:--brute, unreasonable.
Beasts: G2226 zōon dzo'-on Neuter of a derivative of G2198 [Zao, Zoe] ; a live thing, that is, an animal:--beast.
căprīle , is, n. caper, like equile, ovile, bubile, etc., I. an enclosure or stall for goats, Varr. R. R. 2, 3, 8; Col. 7, 6, 6; Plin. 28, 10, 42, § 153; Vitr. 6, 9.—Adj.: căprīlis , e, of or pertaining to the goat: “semen, i. e. capellae,
2 Peter 2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness,
as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time.
Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves
with their own deceivings [delusions] while they feast with you;
All musicians and rhetoricians are equated to parasites.
Entrupo (g1792) en-troo-fah'-o; from 1722 and 5171; to revel in: - sporting selves.
gamêliôi lechei [marriage couch-bed] hêdonais, playing in the wind, exult over, treat haughtily or contemptuously, made a mock of, tinos sumphorais, III. use or abuse at pleasure
Paison paizô [pais]
4. to play (on an instrument), Hhymn. II. to sport, play, jest, joke, Hdt., Xen., etc.; p. pros tina to make sport of one, mock him,
APOLLON LEADER OF THE MUSES
Introduction. Are some authorized to destroy the comfort zone Jesus died to give aus?
- God rescued Israel from Captivity by pure grace: because he promised it. His justice would have left them to self destruct because He says they were WORSE than the nations.
- God gave them The Book of The Covenant of Grace: the Abrahamic covenant made by God IN Christ.
- They refused to listen to God and demanded a mediator (that clergy folly)
- Israel rebuked God by rising up to "play" which was instrumental worship of the Egyptian (etal) trinity under the image of Apis the bull calf. "The pantheon included bull, cow and calf divinities . "Young braided girls, dressed in short skirts with bands crossed over their breasts, are shown performing sacred songs and dances for Hathor [female cow] who are accompanied by women muscians, playing flutes or clapping their hands in rhythm. Over the dancers and musicians in the lower register is a powerful invocation to the starry snake goddess of the night, Hathor "Gold," whom they call on to rise and be propitiated though the dances they perform in her honor.
Real men cannot be induced: we had to wait for David before female roles were performed by male Levites but only after they had been turned over to worship the starry host: COSMIC WORSHIP.
- The golden calf represented real bull calves worshiped musically in Egypt. Probably a Babylonian connection to SUN worship to which God abandoned Israel because of musical idolatry.
- The Spirit OF Christ affirms that God never commanded such sacrifices and proves that the Mount Sinai musical idolatry was without redemption.
Debbie Boggs in Navigating the Winds of Change shows how to slowly change people's "comfort zones" so that they become comfortable with that which they know is not Scriptural. This says that one opinionated person has the right to manipulate your mind so that you gradually love to become the proverbial "boiled frog." Unfortunately, when such people learn how to manipulate you it becomes their religion and your weakness lets them act out their tyranical impulses. The result is that the slippery slope leads to destruction of that which you PRESUMED to create in your own image. I have collected many notes about Anderson's method of "shepherding" but minimalists understand that sheep will not rest and feed around the sounds of rushing waters. I am sure that this represents his views which intimidated the elders and resulted in a full-blown rock and roll show.3.11.11 Logos versus Mythos: Word versus Music Logos (modern) is rational of the word and STRAIGHT: Mythos and Sophia (postmodern) are irrational and Gender-Confused. Mythos Nomoi (traditional law)
(a) Eros is approved, and its excesses condoned, when directed towards superior youths approaching manhood.Those who willingly infiltrate and impose musical instruments into a peaceable church justify the deliberate sowing of discord based on false teachings of all of the "instrument" passages also preach that GRACE will cover them.
(b) It appears to be condemned, in so far as parents forbid their boys to converse with “erastae.” The explanation of this ambiguous attitude must be sought in the principle laid down above, that the moral quality of an act depends upon the conditions of its performance.
GRACE is Kharizo 2. gratify or indulge a humour or passion, 3. in erotic sense, grant favours to a man,
give up as a favour by dropping a law aimed at him,
Grace Centered Magazine: 3.06.11. This forum has a Church of Christ thread dedicated to abusing those who do not deliberately reject the clear teaching of the Word and recorded history. A common lie is that the Church Fathers had nothing bad to say about the use of instruments based on Scripture. We have refuted that to prove that NO ONE used instruments in the churches but refute the Jews who did because they had been abandoned to Canaanite Baalism or the worship of the starry host.
See Jay Guin Review for the list of New Wineskins papers.
Debbie Boggs etal: While WE want to be considerate of feelings and comfort zones, WE should be much more interested in being obedient to God and considering what He desires. “Am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.” Gal.1:10. Rather than asking what kind of worship we are comfortable with, each of us should be asking what kind of worship is pleasing to God.
The Sabbath or Rest and the Church as Ekklesia CANNOT supply anything but their EARS.
ANY THING OR PERSON "ENHANCING" THE CHURCH AS A SCHOOL OF THE WORD IS ANATHEMA. That means that a person hired to decorate or enhance the Word is Anathema. They or it cannot be redeemed and must be BURNED.
Gal. 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we HAVE preached unto you,
let him be accursed.
 agalma, votive offering set up in a temple Hdt.1.14.Gal. 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men?
2. used by Hom. only in first sense of agalma, delight, ornament, molpêt' orchêstuste: tagart' anathêma tadaitos Od.1.152 21.430
Molpe song and dance, the orchestra, klanga, pipes,3. of a slave in a temple
Orchestra SINGing or dance group
Daitos a meal
Play Hepsiaomai Molpe song and dance, the orchestra, klanga, pipes, Phorminx the harp of Apollo, ApollonAgalma A.glory, delight, honour,Il.4.144, etc.; kephalaisin andrônagalmata (sc. lophoi) Alc.15; chôras a., of an ode, Pi.N.3.13, of Bacchus, in the Agora or marketplace. Pleasing gift fo the gods, a bull odorned for sacrifice, for Apollon , Apollo, Apollona, name of a number,
for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
Outlawed for the synagogue Romans 15: 700. aresko, ar-es´-ko; probably from 142 (through the idea of exciting emotion); to be agreeable (or by implication, to seek to be so): please.
Airo (g142) ah'ee-ro; a prim. verb; to lift; by impl. to take up or away; fig. to raise (the voice), keep in suspense (the mind); spec. to sail away (i.e. weigh anchor); by Heb. [comp. 5375] to expiate sin: - away with, bear (up), carry, lift up, loose, make to doubt, put away, remove, take (away, up).Worship literally means to fall on your face, like a dog licking its masters feet: By Grace Paul's ONLY worship word was to give heed or attendance to the reading of the Word of God and not those of men or women to please them. There is no Bible or history which can insinuate MUSICAL PERFORMANCE into the worship of decent, high class people. Paul excluded the indecent people in Romans 15 and defined a speaking assembly to please the literate and decent people:
This had the same meaning of EXTERNAL SINGING:
Aoidê 1. art of song, autar aoidên thespesiên, spell, incantation, thing sung, song, whether of joy or sorrow,
Aeidô sing,.hence of all kinds of vocal sounds, crow as cocks, hoot as owls, croak as frogs,; hoi tettiges chamothen aisontai, crowing too soon.
The tettiges are the LOCUSTS which are the MUSES serving Apollo, Abaddon or Apollyo
Alawys denounced: I move, in the next place, that the flute-girl, who has just made her appearance,Based on the need for music as a comfort zone for the whole week we should ask whether sitting down and listening to the Word of God for a few minutes without music deprives them of the opiate they need to make it through life. Reading and listening is not addictive: music is a highly addictive drug (endorphins) inducer.
be twww to go away and play to herself, or, if she likes, to the women who are within.
-aul-ētēs , ou, ho, A. flute-player
Aulêtrida. It was the fashion at convivia to provide pipers, dancers, jesters,
jugglers et hoc genus omne to amuse the guests.
A.flute- , [Jesus cast out the musical minstrels LIKE DUNG using the same "musical" term defining to play the flute, steal other people's inheritance, pollute, prostitute and as "Lucifer was cast as profane" out of heaven.]
Alawys approved: To-day let us have conversation instead; and, if you will allow me, I will tell you what sort of conversation.Alawys denounced: -[347c] [347c] But if he does not mind, let us talk no more of poems and verses, but consider the points on which I questioned you at first, Protagoras, and on which I should be glad to reach, with your help, a conclusion
For it seems to me that arguing about poetry
is comparable to the wine-parties of common market-folk.
These people, owing to their inability to carry on a familiar conversation over their wine by means of their own voices and discussions- [347d]
-such is their lack of education--put a premium on flute-girls
by hiring the extraneous voice of the flute at a high price,
and carry on their intercourse by means of its utterance.
Jesus consigned the pipers, singers and dancers to the marketplace.
Alawys approved: - [347d] But where the party consists of thorough gentlemen who have had a proper education, you will see neither flute-girls nor dancing-girls nor harp-girls, but only the company contenting themselves with their own conversation, and none of these fooleries and frolics--
each speaking and listening decently in his turn.
- -Suneimi: To be joined with, Intercourse is II. to have intercourse with a person, live with- hêdonê, desires after pleasure, pleasant lusts, -voluptuosus,EVIL: Those who were ignorant or of the lower classes always sought musicians because they were unable to hwww a conversation. [Romans 14] Jesus consigned the "pipers, singers and dancers" to the Agora or marketplace.
GOOD: Those who were educated and decent "cast out" the musicians so that dialog was possible. That is what Paul commanded. [Romans 15]
-Plato in Republic Book III did not envision (nor did the Bible so translate) that such piping and strumming have any "abiding value" but as the Septuagint translates Amos, music was just "fleeting pleasure." In no sense did Plato permit the parasites of Lucian to take the place of the god:EVIL: "If a man, then, it seems, [398a] who was capable by his cunning of assuming (pantomimic art) every kind of shape and imitating all things should arrive in our city, bringing with himselfbut (we) should say to him that there is no man of that kind among us in our city,
- the poems which he wished to exhibit,
- we should fall down and worship him as a holy and wondrous and delightful creature,GOOD: but we ourselves, for our souls' good, should continue to employ the more austere and less delightful poet and tale-teller,
- nor is it lawful for such a man to arise among us,
- and we should send him away to another city,
- after pouring myrrh down over his head and crowning him with fillets of wool (taring and feathering him)
- who would imitate the diction of the good man and would tell his tale
- in the patterns which we prescribed in the beginning,
- when we set out to educate our swwwiers."
More troubling is that they usurp the roles of the elders and the collective body who are the "owners" of their community comfort zone. Evangelism, on the other hand, is the role of those claiming to be "located missionaries." Those with talent are commanded to use it to minister to others: those who speak in the assembly are commanded to speak as the oracle of God. The words for speak are defined and proven in the ancient texts to be the opposite of poetry or music which was used to deceive.
They make the claim that not using machines for doing hard work in the assembly is a form of mental illness.
"A comfort zone denotes that limited set of behaviors that a person will engage without becoming anxious. A comfort zone is a type of mental conditioning that causes a person to create and operate mental boundaries that are not real. Such boundaries create an unfounded sense of securityTHIS IS ANTI-CHRISTIAN BURDEN JESUS DIED TO REMOVE
Of Anxiety: Somatically the body prepares the organism to deal with threat (known as an emergency reaction): blood pressure and heart rate are increased, sweating is increased, bloodflow to the major muscle groups is increased, and immune and digestive system functions are inhibited. Externally, somatic signs of anxiety may include pale skin, sweating, trembling, and pupillary dilation."
Matt. 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth,
because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent,
and hast revealed them unto babes.
The wise are the "doctors of the Law" and the "crooked race" pointing to the skolion musicians in the symposiumMatt. 11:26 Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Sophos A. skilled in any handicraft or art, clever “mantis” Id.Th.382; “oiōnothetas Interpreter of signs.
poets and musicians, Pi.O.1.9, P.1.42, 3.113; en kithara s. E.IT1238 (lyr.), cf. Ar.Ra.896
Sophizo practise an art, Thgn.19, IG12.678; play subtle tricks, deal subtly, etc.; ouden sophizomestha toisi daimosi we use no subtleties in dealing with the gods, E.Ba.200;
Sophia , Ion. -iē, h(, prop. A. cleverness or skill in handicraft and art, as in carpentry 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,
Sophistes (Latin) A. master of one's craft, adept, expert, of diviners, Hdt.2.49;
of poets, “meletan sophistais prosbalon” Pi.I.5(4).28,
of musicians, “sophistēs . . parapaiōn khelun”
with modal words added, “hoi s. tōn hierōn melōn”
Melos sp. musical member, phrase: hence, song, strainII. from late v B.C., a Sophist, i.e. one who gave lessons in grammar, rhetoric, politics, mathematics, for money, such as Prodicus, Gorgias, Protagoras
2. music to which a song is set, tune, Arist.Po.1450a14; opposite rhuthmos, metron, Pl.Grg. 502c; opp. rhuthmos, rhēma, Id.Lg.656c;
melody of an instrument, “phormigx d' au phtheggoith' hieron m. ēde kai aulos”
3. later of the rhētores, Professors of Rhetoric, and prose writers of the Empire
Playto, Cratylus says
"the part of appropriative, coercive, hunting art which hunts animals, land animals, tame animals, man, privately, FOR PAY, is paid in CASH, claims to GIVE education, and is a hunt after rich and promising youths, must--so our present argument concludes--be called SOPHISTRY.
Matt. 11:27 All things are delivered
unto me of my Father:
and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father;
neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son,
and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.
Matt. 11:28 Come unto me,
all ye that labour
and are heavy laden,
and I will give you rest.
Matt. 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me;
for I am meek and lowly in heart:
and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Matt. 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
5412. phortizo, for-tid´-zo; from 5414; to load up (properly, as a vessel or animal), i.e. (figuratively) to overburden with ceremony (or spiritual anxiety): lade, by heavy laden. Pphthalmon encumbering of the eyes.Cyclopaedia p 133 In music, the burden is an archaic term for the drone or base in some musical instruments, and the pipe or part that plays it, such as a bagpipe or pedal point in an organ. Burden also refers to a part of a song that is repeated at the end of each stanza, i.e. the chorus or refrain. The term comes from the French bourdon, a staff; or a pipe made in the form of a staff, imitating the gross murmurs of bees or drones. This is what was anciently called proslambanomenos.
Phoros (g5411) for'-os; from 5342; a load (as borne,) i.e. (fig.) a tax (prop. an individ. assessment on persons or property; whereas 5056 is usually a gen. toll on goods or travel): - tribute.
Laden is: Impure Religion is: Phortizo (g5412) for-tid'-zo; from 5414; to load up (prop. as aa vessel or animal), i.e. (fig.) to overburden with ceremony or spiritual anxiety: - lade, be heavy laden. Threskeia (g2356) thrace-ki'-ah; from a der. of 2357; ceremonial observance: - religion, worshipping.
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, Col.2:18
Phort-izô auchena ph Aenigma Sphingis
Phort-izô Ev.Luc.11.46; perissêi dapanê ph. ta koina A massive burden
Perissos A.beyond the regular number or size, prodigious, 2.out of the common, extraordinary, strange, II. more than sufficient, superfluous, 2. in bad sense, superfluous, useless, poetry,
Luke 11:44 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!
for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
Luke 11:45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him,
Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
Luke 11:46 And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers!
for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne,
and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.More sinister is the well-documented fact in the Bible and ancient literature is that speaking the Word of God is always the mark of godly people while "making" Rock and Roll music is always the mark of the spiritual harlot, the ignorant and the very lowest classes.
NEXT: LOOKING AT THE COMMON PROOF TEXTS--out of order!
Debbie Boggs etal: Gal. 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world,
according to the will of God and our Father:
This evil world in Greek includes the LADED BURDENS (songs) which creates spiritual anxiety through religious ritual.
-Poneros in a physical sense: oppressed by toils, ponêrotatos kaiaristos, of See Shield of Heracles, for the ugly meaning of the muses 2. of things, toilsome, painful, grievous, erga 274 ; phortion [The burden Jesus removed]
Erga involves a musical instrument such as those handled (without authority) by Jubal and are defined as machines for doing hard work."
-Organon , to, ( [ergon,] ) I. an implement, instrument, engine of any kind
-Ergon [Ergô] I.work, 1. in Il. mostly of deeds of war, 3. a hard piece of work, a hard task, Il.: also, a shocking deed or act,A. instrument, implement, tool, for making or doing a thing
3. musical instrument the "organ" of Jubal.
The Bible says that Jubal handled musical instruments WITHOUT AUTHORITY.
Then and now everyone knows that making music is works-intensive and "legalism" meaning making music to force the laws of Apollyon or Abaddon as NOMOS.Appealing to Aldus Huxley to validate turning from the Word to the performing arts must accept he also said that this performance induces a perverted manner into the habitual performers. Plato observed the same thing.
-Aristotle Politics 1341b and all the instruments that require manual skill. And indeed there is a reasonable foundation for the story that was twww by the ancients about the flute. The tale goes that Athena found a flute and threw it away. Now it is not a bad point in the story that the goddess did this out of annoyance because of the ugly distortion of her features; but as a matter of fact it is more likely that it was because education in flute-playing has no effect on the intelligence, whereas we attribute science and art to AthenaAnd since we reject professional education in the instruments and in performance and we count performance in competitions as professional, for the performer does not take part in it for his own improvement, but for his hearers' pleasure, and that a vulgar pleasure, owing to which we do not consider performing to be proper for free men, but somewhat menial; and indeed performers do become vulgar, since the object at which they aim is a low one, as vulgarity in the audience usually influences the music, so that it imparts to the artists who practise it with a view to suit the audience a special kind of personality,
Organum: a device, plan, contrivance; esp. a trick, artifice, stratagem. Of musical instruments, a pipe, Vulg. Gen. 4, 21
Gen 4:21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
The word handle flows naturally from the musical enchanter in the garden of Eden who wholly seduced Eve in a sexual sense, to TOPHETH or HELL once king's Solomon's music grove in Jerusalem.H8610 taphas taw-fas' A primitive root; to manipulate, that is, seize; chiefly to capture, wield; specifically to overlay; figuratively to use unwarrantably:--catch, handle, (lay, take) hwww (on, over), stop, X surely, surprise, take.
A. of or for harp playing, ps. organon a stringed instrument, (of the magadis)
A or secret worship, of the rites of Bacchus, Phallikos, of or for the phallos: to ph. (sc. MELOS) the phallic song, also a dance,
-Galliambus, I. a song of the priests of Cybele, Diom. p. 513 P.; Mart. 2, 86, 5; Quint. 9, 4, 6.
-Machina. a machine, i. e. any artificial contrivance for performing work, II.Trop., a device, plan, contrivance; esp. a trick, artifice, stratagem II. Trop., a device, plan, contrivance; esp. a trick, artifice, stratagem: “at nunc disturba quas statuisti machinas,” i. e. abandon your schemes, Plaut. Ps. 1, 5, 137:
Paul warning about passing judgment did not give others the right to wreck my life whileI have no right to condemn you: passing judgment is IMPOSING things into the assembly which causes discord. It is consistent with those imposing music that they take into account the loss of a large part of the "owners" because they have a higher use and appeal to the law of IMMINENT DOMAIN. In Paul's words, creating such mental arousal as to separate the body is to CRUCIFY CHRIST to yourself all over.
The purpose of instruments under the law as well as psalms as warrior chants was to magnify their power to delibertly disturb ot sow discord: they are therefore violent people. Passing judgment is imposing pagan musical rituals to sow discord.Paul restricted women specificially whose flailing unholy arms brings on wrath or an ORGY. This spiritual anxiety Jesud outlawed along with the burden laders is what PREVENTS the understanding of the Word as the only true purpose for the assembly.
Musical instruments bring on the WRATH which Paul tried to prevent by allowing only senior males to perform publically:
Orgao I. to be getting ready to bear, growing ripe for something, II. of men, like sphrigaô, swell with lust, wax wanton, be rampant, aphrodisiois mainomenos [Zoe: mad women in Corinth], to be in heat, desire sexual intercourse, organ pros tên homilian, 2. generally, to be eager or ready, to be excited, judge under the influence of passion.
Peter said that we should ave us from this CROOKED generation. All of history knows that music was for "entertainment" only and appealed--according to the classics and church fathers--to the lower classes. This crooked generation was the enemy beginning with the "serpent" in the garden of Eden who is defined throughout that area as a Musical Enchanter(ess). Isaiah defines "Lucifer as the singing and harp playing prostitute in the garden of Eden."Acts 2:40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward [crooked] generation.
The untoward or perverted or crooked generation were MARKED:
-Skolios 1 curved, winding, twisted, tangled, bent sideways, douleiê kephalê skoliê, unjust, unrighteous , Il., Hes., etc.; skolia prattein,
Prattein, -Prassô II. experience certain fortunes, achieved bondage, i.e. brought it on himself, grant power of song, get something, plot, 3. of sexual intercourse, b. esp. of secret practices and intrigues
Impure Grace is: -Charis for his pleasure, for his sake, glôssês charin for one's tongue's pleasure, pleasure or sake, for the sake of my flesh, for the pleasure of devouring it, prassein, 4. love-charm, philtre, charizesthai (1.2), indulge, humour, orgêi, Charizomai charizô in erotic sense, grant favours to a man,
“tai Diōnusou sun boēlata kharites dithurambō” Pi.O.13.19;
-Skolion [sub. melos] a song which went round at banquets, sung to the lyre by the guests, Ar.; so called from its zigzag course-- each guest who sung hwwwing a myrtle-branch murrinê, which he passed across the table to any one he chose.
This is the only meaning of "musical" melody and Jesus and Paul calls it crooked. This was invented by Sappho as the prototypical Lesbian. Aristonexus is used by Burgess, Johnson, Payne etc as their authority for PLUCKING in church.
What Melic poetry like Sappho's actually was is best comprehended in the light of Plato's definition of melos, that it is 'compounded out of three things, speech, music, and rhythm.' Sappho is said by Athenaeus, quoting Menaechmus and Aristoxenus, to have been the first of the Greek poets to use the Pêktis (pêktis), a foreign instrument of uncertain form, a kind of harp (cf. fr. 122), which was played by the fingers without a plectrum. Wharton's Life of Sappho
-Lesbia. 16. But whenever these poems were written, they spring from experiences that did not touch deeply the soul of the writer. A passing fancy, a moment's passion, an evanescent humor brought them forth. But at Rome, and not long after he arrived at Rome, Catullus met the mastering passion of his life, and beside the verses to which it gave birth the melodious chamber ditties of Horace and the elaborated passions of the elegiasts are but as tinkling cymbals.
To the woman who exercised this wonderful power over him he gives the name of Lesbia. But more often he is not content with a name, and the familiar terms of endearment flow from his lips with a newer and deeper meaning;
for he delights to feel that though his experience is on the outside like that of other men,
his mistress is peerless in virtues and his love for her a love passing that of women
Now, HERE is the audition for the Musical Worship Team.(a) from skolios crooked, because of the crooked order of the singers, the bad singers being passed over, or the couches being crookedly arranged, later, the omission of the bad singers being ascribed to the difficulty or non-social character of the songs skolion, or it was said that the songs were easy, but appeared difficult to drunken revellers,
Debbie Boggs etal: Gal. 1:5 To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Paul defined the ekklesia or synagogue in Romans 15 from which he EXCLUDED "Areskos" or self-pleasure which includes ALL of the hypocritic arts. The literature describes a "demagogue who appeases the mases using the performing arts" and connects the word "kleptoma."
The ONLY way he defines a way to GLORIFY God or praise God is to speak with ONE MIND and ONE MOUTH using "that which is written." This educates, comforts with Scripture and PREVENTS disunity. It is not possible to watch performing musicians without giving the glory to THEM: that is why they perform.
Debbie Boggs etal: Gal. 1:6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
Gal. 1:7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble [compel] you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.3344. metastrepho, met-as-tref´-o; from 3326 and 4762; to turn across, i.e. transmute or (figuratively) corrupt: pervert, turn.This has the same meaning as the crooked generation of skolion singers who eleminate all who do not perform the "idolatry of talent."
Crooked: G4646 skolios skol-ee-os' From the base of G4628 ; warped, that is, winding; figuratively perverse:—crooked, froward, untoward.
Perverse: G1294 diastrephō dee-as-tref'-o From G1223 and G4762 ; to distort, that is, (figuratively) misinterpret, or (morally) corrupt:—perverse (-rt), turn away.
G4762 strephō stref'-o Strengthened from the base of G5157 ; to twist, that is, turn quite around or reverse (literally or figuratively):—convert, turn (again, back again, self, self aboutG5157 tropē trop-ay' From an apparently primary word τρέπω trepō (to turn); a turn (“trope”), that is, revolution (figuratively variation):--turning.
-Tropos , ho, ( [trepô] ) turn, direction fashion, guise: in barbarous guise or fashion IV. in Music, like harmonia,Because the "gospel" gives us freedom from any but those who let us REST and learn the word, the gospel is perverted by music or any kind of theatrical or hypocritic performance
IV. in Music, like harmonia, a particular mode, “Audios t.” Pi.O.14.17; but more generally, style, neosigalos t. ib.3.4; “ho arkhaios t.” Eup.303; ōdēs tropos, mousikēs tropoi, Pl.R. 398c, 424c; dithurambikoi t. (distd. fr. ēthos) Phld.Mus.p.9K.; “ho harmonikos tēs mousikēs t.”
Debbie Boggs etal: Gal. 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
Gal. 1:9 As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
Gal. 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
Self pleasure is what Paul OUTLAWED for the ekklesia, synagogu or school of the Bible:
Rom 15:1 WE then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves
The weak are the infirm and that includes lots of www people and most people to some extent. What the performers think is spiritual is creating the "spiritual anxiety" died to remove. No one goes away from a "musical" performance not being damaged by decibel poisoning and a "drug" high.
Aeiro (g142) ah'ee-ro; a prim. verb; to lift; by impl. to take up or away; fig. to raise (the voice), keep in suspense (the mind); spec. to sail away (i.e. weigh anchor); by Heb. [comp. 5375] to expiate sin: - away with, bear (up), carry, lift up, loose, make to doubt, put away, remove, take (away, up).
ai. mēkhanēn, in the theatre, Antiph.191.15; so “epi tas mēkhanas katapheugousi theous airontes
Airô to raise up, exalt, Aesch.:--of passion, to exalt, excite, hupsou airein thumon to grow excited, to raise by words, to extol, exaggerate, to take up for oneself: to carry off, win, gain
This had the same meaning of EXTERNAL SINGING:
-Aoidê 1. art of song, autar aoidên thespesiên, spell, incantation, thing sung, song, whether of joy or sorrow,
-Aeidô sing,.hence of all kinds of vocal sounds, crow as cocks, hoot as owls, croak as frogs,; hoi tettiges chamothen aisontai, crowing too soon.
The tettiges are the LOCUSTS which are the MUSES serving Apollo, Abaddon or Apollyo
Aeirô is connected to:
Kithar-izô ,( [kitharis] ):--play the cithara, phormingi [Apollyon's instrument], kitharize. Instrument players were defined as parasites.
The included Attic word Airô to raise up, exalt, Aesch.:--of passion, to exalt, excite, hupsou airein thumon to grow excited, to raise by words, to extol, exaggerate, to take up for oneself: to carry off, win, gain
Sustinere I. to hwww up, hwww upright, uphwww, to bear up, keep up, support, sustain 1.To sustain, support, maintain, by food, money, or other means (maintain, preserve with dignity of a citizen II. Concr., the citizens united in a community, the body - politic, the state, and as this consists of one city and its territory, or of several cities, it differs from urbs, i.e. the compass of the dwellings of the collected citizens;
Imbecillitas Caes. B. G. 7, 77, 9
Caes. B. G. 7, 77, 9 Caesar, Gallic War 7.77. LXXVII. But those who were blockaded at Alesia , the day being past, on which they had expected auxiliaries from their countrymen, and all their corn being consumed ignorant of what was going on among the Aedui, convened an assembly [Concilium Pastorium] and deliberated on the exigency of their situation. After various opinions had been expressed among them, some of which proposed a surrender, others a sally, while their strength would support it, the speech of Critognatus ought not to be omitted for its singular and detestable cruelty.
4. Of animals, to graze, browse (poet.):
Concilium is the same as Latin ecclesia or Greek sulloge or synagogue.I.a collection of people, an association, gathering, union, meeting A.An assembly for consultation pastorum pasco 2.To feed, nourish, maintain, support, 3.To cherish, cultivate, let grow, feed pascentes capellae,
Vulg. Ezech. 34. The word of Yahweh came to me, saying, Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and tell them, even to the shepherds, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves! Shouldn't the shepherds feed the sheep? You eat the fat, and you clothe you with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep. You haven't strengthened the diseased, neither have you healed that which was sick, neither have you bound up that which was broken, neither have you brought back that which was driven away, neither have you sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor have you ruled over them. They were scattered, because there was no shepherd; and they became food to all the animals of the field, and were scattered.
Eph 4:He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a full grown man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ
Outlawed: -Placeo to please, to be pleasing or agreeable, to be welcome, acceptable, to satisfy (class.).
1. In scenic lang., of players or pieces presented, to please, find favor, give satisfaction: scenico placentiRom. 8:8 So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
Rom. 8:9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit,
if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you.
Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Outlawed: Scaenicus I. of or belonging to the stage, scenic, dramatic, ORGANA, theatrical
I. Lit.: poëtae, dramatic poets, ludi, stage-plays, theatrical representations, : fabula, a drama,
2. Placere sibi, to be pleased or satisfied with one's self, to flatter one's self, to pride or plume one's self
I. Lit.: poëtae, dramatic poets, ludi, stage-plays, theatrical representations, : fabula, a drama, organa, Suet. Ner. 44 : coronae, id. ib. 53 : habitus, id. ib. 38 : gestus, Cic. de Or. 3, 59, 220 : modulatio Comedy. Orator
Poi-êtês II. composer of a poem, author, p. kômôidias Pl.Lg.935e ; p. kainôn dramatôn, b. composer of music, 2. author of a speech
Debbie Boggs etal:
II. Inspired Scripture
I believe in a God who speaks clearly through His Inspired Word. His important truths are readily apparent throughout the whole of scripture. Certainly there are finer nuances to be gleaned by deeper study, but He does not leave us to guess where He stands and then hope to escape the wrath of hell if we guess wrong.
I believe that all scripture is “inspired by God” (2Tim. 3:16).
I have heard it said many times that the Bible doesn’t address the issue of instrumental worship for the church and that it is conspicuously missing.
Sorry, but I have never heard that the Bible doesn't address instruments except from instrumental apologists: I think they meant that the Bible did not authorize it. The most overwhelming issue of the www Testament is the clergy being abandoned to pagan music and the prophets universally condemning them.
Some claim that God is silent and his silence gives ME the right to impose new practices whih BECOME the words of God which cannot be disputed. And so totally inspired that they claim that God COMMANDED instrumental praise and we must not be disobedient.
When God brought Israel out of Egypt by pure grace, He gave them The Book of the Covenant. They agreed to keep it but refused to listen to the voice of God. While Moses was on the mountain getting a written code of grace, the people rose up in musical idolatry. For that transgression God removed Grace and gave them The Book of The Law and turned them over to worship the starry host.
Exod 32:1 AND when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
Exod 32:2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the gwwwen earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.
Exod 32:3 And all the people brake off the gwwwen earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.
Exod 32:4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
Exod 32:5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To morrow is a feast to the Lord.
Exod 32:6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.
"The triumphal hymn of Moses had unquestionably a religious character about it; but the employment of music in religious services, though idolatrous, is more distinctly marked in the festivities which attended the erection of the gwwwen calf." (Smith's Bible Dictionary, Music, p. 589).
"In the New Testament there is nowhere any emphasis laid on the musical form of the hymns; and in particular none on instrumental accompaniment whereas this is significantly paganism." (Delling, Gerhard, Worship in the New Testament, trans. Percy Scott Phil. Westminster press, 1962, p. 86).Both the Greek and Latin define this is MUSICAL IDOLATRY;
Ludo A.To sport, play with any thing, to practise as a pastime, amuse one's self with any thing. B.To sport, dally, wanton (cf. "amorous play,
Tertullian De Spectaculus Chapter X. Theatrical Performance and Religion
Let us pass on now to theatrical exhibitions, which we have already shown have a common origin with the circus [Circe=church], and bear like idolatrous designations-even as from the first they have borne the name of "Ludi," and equally minister to idols.They resemble each other also in their pomp, having the same procession to the scene of their display from temples and altars, and that mournful profusion of incense and blood,
.........with music of pipes and trumpets,
........ all under the direction of the soothsayer and the undertaker,
........ those two foul masters of funeral rites and sacrifices.
2 Peter 2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness,
..........as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time.
..........Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves
..........with their own deceivings [delusions] while they feast with you;
..........All musicians and rhetoricians are equated to parasites.
Entrupo (g1792) en-troo-fah'-o; from 1722 and 5171; to revel in: - sporting selves.
gamêliôi lechei [marriage couch-bed] hêdonais, playing in the wind, exult over, treat haughtily or contemptuously, made a mock of, tinos sumphorais, III. use or abuse at pleasure
Exod 32:17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.
Lam. 2:6 And he hath
1. violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden:
2. he hath destroyed his places of the assembly: [h4150 synagogues: good and bad]
the LORD hath caused the solemn feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion,
and hath despised in the indignation of his anger the king and the priest.
Hos 8:3 Israel hath cast off the thing that is good: the enemy shall pursue him.Hos 8:4 They have set up kings, but not by me: they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gwww have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.
Hos 8:5 Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will it be ere they attain to innocency?Hos. 13:11 I gave thee a king in mine anger, and took him away in my wrath.
3. The Lord hath cast off his altar (candlestick), he hath abhorred his sanctuary,WES: 2:7 They - The enemies with their triumphs and blasphemies, made as great a noise, as those that sang holy songs, or played on instruments, were wont to make to the glory of God.
he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces;
they have made a noise in the house [Temple] of the Lord, as in the day of a solemn feast. Lam 2:7
Exod 32:18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome; but the noise of them that sing do I hear.
Paul warned both the Romans and Corinthians about this musical idolatry
1Co.10:7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.-E.Ba.161 Euripides Bacchae
He is sweet in the mountains, whenever after the running dance he falls on the ground, wearing the sacred garment of fawn skin, hunting the blood of the slain goat, a raw-eaten delight, rushing to the Phrygian, the Lydian mountains, and the leader of the dance is Bromius, evoe! The plain flows with milk, it flows with wine, it flows with the nectar of bees. The Bacchic one, raising the flaming torch of pine on his thyrsos, like the smoke of Syrian incense, darts about, arousing the wanderers [planetes [Wandering stars] with his racing and dancing, agitating them with his shouts, casting his rich locks into the air. And among the Maenad cries his voice rings deep: “Go, Bacchae, go, Bacchae, with the luxury of Tmolus that flows with gwww, sing of Dionysus, beneath the heavy beat of drums, celebrating in delight the god of delight with Phrygian shouts and cries, when the sweet-sounding sacred pipe sounds a sacred playful tune suited to the wanderers, to the mountain, to the mountain!” And the Bacchante, rejoicing like a foal with its grazing mother, rouses her swift foot in a gamboling dance
êïos epithed of Phoebus,
A. êïe Phoib [Apollo, Apollon, Apollyon]Note 2. lura A.lyre, a stringed instrument with a sounding-board formed of the shell of a tortoise thrênon (since the dirge was accompanied by the flute) The Bible is NOT lyric poetry.
Debbie Boggs etal: Is not the www Testament part of our Bible? Is it not part of all scripture? Was it not written to teach us about God (Ro. 15:4) and what He values (love, justice, mercy, faith, worship, etc.) and what He hates (evil, idolatry, etc.)? When the early church gathered to worship, what scripture did they study together - not the New Testament - it had not been written yet. What was their hymnbook? - the psalms, which over and over include mandates to use instruments
Rom 15:4 “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”
Paul excludes the diversities of Romans 15 and defines the ekklesia or synagogue or school of the Bible in Romans 15: the teaching was done by speaking "that which is written" using one mind and one mouth. Self-pleasure excludes all form of theatrics especially exhibitionism which was a female or perverted mark.
This was written for our learning including telling us that Israel fell from Grace because of musical idolatry. Because there is no exception to this radical condemnation, it is not possible for anyone taking an honest look at the text to conclude that it teaches us to DO that which caused God to abandon them to musical idolatry in national-only animal sacrifices.
1Cor. 10:6 Now these things were our examples,When Paul addressed those areas where pagan singing with instruments--and music included the whole body--he commanded that the SPEAK "that which is written" (Rom 15), The Spirit (Eph 5; John 6:63) or the Word of Christ (Col 3.) These were all forms of the BOOK of Psalms or other inspired text. Modern writers do not write inspired Scripture.
to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
1Cor. 10:7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written,
The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
1Cor. 10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
"The triumphal hymn of Moses had unquestionably a religious character about it; but the employment of music in religious services, though idolatrous, is more distinctly marked in the festivities which attended the erection of the gwwwen calf." (Smith's Bible Dictionary, Music, p. 589).
"They sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play. They practiced rites in which they made themselves naked, perhaps similar to those which were carried out by naked Babylonian priests." (Woodrow, p. 158)
Anton Marks "We know that all of the Israelites brought Egyptian gods and practices with them and it is not far-fetched to think that Miriam, who had not yet been exposed to the Covenant, was part of the consciousness-altering rhythms and which was part of a priestly myth-play brought to destructive consummation at Mount Sinai as the gwwwen calf was called back into action.
This "rising up to play" involved eating, drinking, nakedness and musical worship. The goddess, Hathor, is the best candidate for the Mother Goddess of the Mount Sinai idolatry. Here priestessess or prophetesses were highly trained with musical instruments, cultic songs and be able to join in the religious dance.
Where there were numerous prophets which usually meang prophesiers or mad singing and playing people who arroused you to pick your pocket, Peter twww the churches to give attention to the PROPHETS and the Day Star would arise in their hearts.
The reason for both is that Peter left a written memory and claimed that it was from an eye and ear witness of Jesus Christ Who validated HIS mission by working miracles. Therefore, singing that which is written is a MARK as the only real way we can identify what Paul identified as the pagan, perferted performers. A teacher who did not "teach that which is written" was marked as a false teacher. That is why God put that authority in the hands of Pastor-Teachers as the elders and not young professional performers to put on a show.
Jesus had a bound copy of the Greek version: maybe similar to the one the eunuch was reading so that he knew that baptism was prophesied. The meaning of a Scribe was that they would be at every major event taking notes and making copies to sell before the audience got away. Everything that Jesus said would be recorded and became short accounts.
Therefore, they would need nothing more to assemble to read whatever text they had, discuss it and be admonished to observe it. With the addition of the Lord's Supper they could conduct "church" until Jesus comes.The MARK is the Mother of Harlots using "lusted after fruits" as false speakers, singers and instrument players who John called SORCERERS.
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