04A Journey into the Holy of Holies TNW PP

A “shadow of heaven” (Heb 8:3). This PP explains how concepts in the Tabernacle & Temple are being applied to contemporary worship practice.┬áThis basic model has also been called Praise & Worship, & Worship in the Inner & Outer Courts. Emphasis on God’s Presence. Rationale, leadership principles, biblical support, discussion.

12 The Temple: What is Davidic Praise? PIP PP


Davidic praise is active, demonstrative, not passive, silent: shouting, kneeling, prostrating, raising hands, processing, lifting eyes. David’s prayer at Solomon Temple dedication. A contrast: Greek Dualism.

13 Music in the Temple: Organization/Administration PIP PP

Revised Oct 1, 2014

A discussion of the organization of the music ministry and the importance of the major festives in the Temple and appllications to today’s administration of music and worship in churches. ┬áTemple music organization: 24 groups, 288 master teachers, 4000 musicians; organization, supervision; strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion; tithe, subsistance farming.

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14 Music in the Temple and New Testament: Style, Instrumentation PIP PP

How were levitical musicians regarded? Was there a sacred style? Their living arrangements, responsibilities, and temple rotation schedules. The supervising heads of the three major, musical families resided in Jerusalem, while individual musicians and groups were scattered over Israel.