The Reasonableness of Setting Forth the Most Worthy Praise of Almighty God, According to the Usage of the Primitive Church: With Historical Views of the Nature, Origin, and Progress of Metre Psalmody (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from The Reasonableness of Setting Forth the Most Worthy Praise of Almighty God, According to the Usage of the Primitive Church: With Historical Views of the Nature, Origin, and Progress of Metre Psalmody
Without chanting, our services are destitute of vocal psalmody; for the appointed psalms and hymns of public worship, when read; become verbal'scriptures addressed tothe hu man understanding, 'rather than vocal praises oeered up to Almighty God. If this were not the case, what reason can be assigned, why the psalmody of the Jewish Church wager. Chained by a perpetual ordinance, to be celebrated by a choir, the grandest and the most numerous that ever was upon earth; hnd Why all cathedral establishments, through. Out-the Christian world, ever have embraced; and still hold fast this. Primitive usage of setting forth God's most worthy praise.
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