Essay On Purpose Of Music

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Register to read the introduction…Music is a symbolic language of expression and communication. The meaning of music is less specific than the meaning of words, and is added by the culture in which it exists. It will in fact change from culture to culture and from age to age. In one, it will be secular and anti-church, and in the next, it may be pro-church.Therefore, it is not absolute. Communication and expression are mentally rooted in human thought, and therefore, music as a product of human creativity through the thought process is of course susceptible to corruption by sin, especially through the lyrics.
This on the other hand, could be argued that the power lies in the person to make the choice on whether the music can influence them positively or negatively.
When one asks, what the purpose of music is; the answer is pretty obvious but also not that obvious. It depends on who asks the question, are they Christians or not Christians or may be more generally people of faith. For the context of this class, my answer lies in the assumption that the person seeking the answer is a person of faith. Therefore, the answer to the question lies in the purpose of creation, more specifically man. We were created for God’s glory and our duty was to worship Him. One of the ways of achieving this goal was through
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Our role as partakers should be the choice of choosing what we listen to and not letting the negative type affect and influence us. On the other hand, we should not judge others who don 't subscribe to the kind of music we like but appreciate their taste even if we don 't yet kie it be it for cultural, political or religious issues. Finally, like Paul says in (Philippians 4:9), “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such
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