God's Gift of Music

Today's devotions comes from our organist, pianist and choir director, Priscilla Cunningham.  Priscilla is a great example of what it means to be a church musician.  There is something unique about being a musician in worship, and in this devotion, Priscilla gives us a glimpses into the life and worship of a church musician!  Enjoy!

Reverend Dave
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Music is one of the greatest gifts God has given us.  It helps us rejoice when we're happy and lifts our spirits when we're sad.  Most important of all, it helps us worship.  Through music we are lifted up by Him beyond other forms of expression.

For church musicians, we are able to worship through our music but, best of all, we are able to help others worship.  We are not there to perform, but to help lead worship.

For me, one of the most exciting times in worship is when the congregation is expressing their faith through song.  Hearing full organ and congregation joining in one of the great hymns of the church to worship God is thrilling!

As the beginning of Psalm 100 states:
Shout for joy to the Lord all the earth.
Worship the Lord with gladness;
Come before Him with joyful songs.


- Priscilla Cunningham

4 Comments


Diane Thomas - October 22nd, 2021 at 11:40am

Thank you Priscilla for sharing your gift from God. Blessings!

Karen - October 22nd, 2021 at 6:42pm

Worshiping through music is so powerful. I feel closer to God when I sing.

Jim Keeping - October 22nd, 2021 at 10:18pm

I’m so honored to be in the Church choir, under the Direction of Priscilla Cunningham. A marvelous musician and Director. Under her dealership all these years I have Learned so much. We, the choir love her.

Judy Pine - October 23rd, 2021 at 3:33pm

Sometimes when Priscilla is playing the organ, tears appear and I have a feeling of floating. The music seems to lift me off my feet.

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