Music for the quieting the Mind

A friend once asked the great composer Haydn why his church music was always so full of gladness. He answered: "I cannot make it otherwise. I write according to the thoughts I feel. When I think upon my God, my heart is so full of joy that the notes dance and leap from my pen; and since God has given me a cheerful heart, it will be pardoned me that I serve Him with a cheerful spirit." -Van Dyke

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16

Music is so vital in our lives. It can motivate us to peace or to war. It can make us laugh or cry. But the main purpose for music I believe is Worship. Music is a great prelude to the preaching of God’s Word because it can prepare our hearts for Him! So when you are picking out that next cd, video, Blue ray disk, or if you still need a cassette; make sure you get something that will quiet your mind so that God can work in your heart!