MUSIC

MUSIC RESOURCES

Psalms Resources

History
History of Church Music, especially the singing of Psalms.
A Brief History of Psalmody

Writers
Isaac Watts, "Father of English Hymnody"


Psalm Settings: Old and New

"Old"
The Psalms of David in Metre (Scottish Psalter)
Watts Paraphrases ("The Psalms of David, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament")
Watts (complete on one page)

New
from Worship Map


Hear Them!

NIV in streaming audio
Metrical Psalms sung a capella


How Do We Use the Psalms?

"Why do you sing chants, psalms, and traditional music?"
"How long, O Lord, will we forget?" (by David Lee)
"The Secret of the Psalter" (by Dietrich Bonhoeffer) -the Psalter as the prayer of Christ and his Church

"Exclusive Psalmody"(using only Psalms in worship)
    the general worship issues raised by the following articles are worth wrestling with
The Church's Perfect Hymn Book (D. W. Comin) intermediate
Purity of Worship more technical


Psalm Studies

Studies In The Psalms (M. Copeland) -an introduction to studying the Psalms
Christ in the Psalms (E. S. McKitrick)
Types of Psalms (Dennis Bratcher)
Sunday School Lessons with study questions
Devotionals from Psalms
Psalmfinder by Ken Collins

Commentaries
Jamieson, Fausset & Brown
Spurgeon's Treasury of David

1999 - 2002 Bruce L. Johnson