Christianity and secular music

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Re: Christianity and secular music

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Post by Murray » Wed Nov 23, 2011 4:49 pm

I like to listen to trance personally. Not very christian music there...

Although I do also love Latin Chanting
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Post by inlovewiththe44 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:19 pm

Although it's not worship music, I would consider mewithoutYou a Christian band. Their lyrics basically a stream of confessions and highlight of the struggles of leading a righteous life in Christ. They've been one of my favorite bands for about a year and a half now.

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Post by Murray » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:25 pm

I actually enjoy christian metal like "as I lay dying". Although i'm sure many of you ol' timers wouldn't enjoy that too much :ewink:

Also love FFDP, not really a christian band but some good messages in their music
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Post by jlay » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:44 pm

Is there a difference in "Christian music," and "music by Christians?"

Discuss amongst yourselves.
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Post by Murray » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:45 pm

jlay wrote:Is there a difference in "Christian music," and "music by Christians?"

Discuss amongst yourselves.
Yes and No, would be the best answer
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Post by jlay » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:48 pm

LOL

At least you didn't says, "sometimes."
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Post by RickD » Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:15 pm

jlay wrote:Is there a difference in "Christian music," and "music by Christians?"

Discuss amongst yourselves.
jlay,I discussed it amongst me, myself, and I. Me and myself agree, but I thinks the difference between "Christian music", and "music by Christians", is that the first, is Christian music, and the second is music by Christians. I hope that clears it up, for you.
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Post by inlovewiththe44 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:02 am

Such an enlightening post, Rick :clap: Thank you :pound:

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Post by Canuckster1127 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:03 am

Why the differentiation between "Christian" and "Secular"? I think it's artificial. As far as I see it, there's "good music" and "bad music" and yes some of that is personal taste. Some of it though has to do with whether there's any redeeming value to the lyrics and message of the song. By that standard, there's "secular music" that is fantastic and there's some "Christian Music" that I can live without.
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Post by RickD » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:59 am

Some of it though has to do with whether there's any redeeming value to the lyrics and message of the song. By that standard, there's "secular music" that is fantastic and there's some "Christian Music" that I can live without.
Great point, Bart. That reminds me of a youtube song that I discovered, on the Home Site of GodAndScience. While as a general opinion of mine, I can't stand rap music. But this song is as powerful a song, as any just about any I've heard. Clearly, the writer of the song, spoke from his heart.



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Post by StMonicaGuideMe » Thu Dec 08, 2011 6:35 pm

I looooooooooooooooooooooove Switchfoot <3
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Post by Tiffany Dawn » Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:20 pm

I am Christian and I love upbeat music-and always have.
I listen to it when I want to and I see nothing wrong with it-
To not be able to listen to upbeat music would just be bondage-if you ask me.
And, I use to hear some php preach that rock-in-roll can send a person to hell-What a lie from hell
Now I don't like the Heavy metal stuff or any of the devil music coming from Manson etc.,etc.and
I will not listen to something like Hells Bells although I like the beat to it-
Not only that if I'm listening to something bad I get that little nudge feeling like that is wrong-listen to something else.
I know that yes the devil has perverted some music but I have all power over him and I don't listen to his lies-
One of my favorites is this song-I exercise to it.

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Post by Seraph » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:03 pm

Just for fun and anyone who is interested, I recently made a youtube video thing of my top 15 favorite albums. :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lkLPzxf ... ideo_title
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Post by DannyM » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:01 am

Seraph wrote:Just for fun and anyone who is interested, I recently made a youtube video thing of my top 15 favorite albums. :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lkLPzxf ... ideo_title
Well done on 15, 8 and 6.
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Post by Rob » Mon Dec 26, 2011 3:45 pm

Seraph wrote:Just for fun and anyone who is interested, I recently made a youtube video thing of my top 15 favorite albums. :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lkLPzxf ... ideo_title
I love 15, 13, 11, 9, 5, 4, and 2!

Big Doors fan, eh?

Probably my favorite song of all time:

http://youtu.be/p6S9oqJRclo

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