THE CALL OF THE CHRISTIAN MUSICIAN

Romans 12:2 Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Musician + Encounter with God = Transformed Musician (effective instrument of God)

1. Personal Standards to Godly Standards
2. Worldliness to Holiness
3. Joy of Performance to Immersion in Praise & Worship
4. Pride to Humility
5. Self Glorification to Glorifying God
6. Wants to be served to Servant
7. Stimulates feelings that are not Godly to Reveal God’s heart
8. Worship of Music to Worship of God through music
9. Music: Reflections of one’s character to Reflection of God’s character
10. Hide (take refuge) in music to his/her purpose in God
11. Easily gets tired to Can worship with his/her instrument for hours
12. Music speaks to their soul to Holy Spirit speaks to their soul
13. Puts music before many things to Puts Christ before music
14. Love for Music to Passion for God (doesn’t need his/her music to worship)
15. Solo or band to Obeys God & His Church; Serves in God’s Church
16. Blends in with “musicians” to Has chosen to be different from the world
17. May have basic skills to Strives to continually gain skill (even write songs)
18. Mediocre Christian to Born-again passionate Christian
19. Seldom reads the Bible to Has an appetite for the Word of God
20. Needs the instrument to worship to Can experience God even w/o the instrument
21. Routine Worship skills to Prophetic Worship (RIVER)
22. Traditional approach (vocal presence) to Zamar (Strong’s Lexicon 2167-to make music-to give praise)
23. Music as act of worship to His/her life is an act of worship
24. Subjective to Objective
25. Limited knowledge of Theology to Good, solid Theology

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