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Instruments In The Church Quotes


"All instruments sound fantastic in a church." - Colin Meloy

"We should think of the church as an orchestra in which the different churches play on different instruments while a Divine Conductor calls the tune." - William Ralph Inge

"If all experienced God in the same way and returned Him an identical worship, the song of the Church triumphant would have no symphony, it would be played like an orchestra in which all instruments played the same note." - C S Lewis

"I still go to that church now, and they don't believe in instruments in the church. But, my brothers and sisters in the church will listen to me. They will come out to a place to see me play. They will buy all of my records and everything, but they don't believe in bringing that instrument in the church. But, they'll come and watch me somewhere else. Why that is, I don't know." - Ralph Stanley

"In the studio, I'm always throwing people on different instruments." - Beck

"I was reared in the church, in the Presbyterian Church." - Billy Graham

"The emperor is in the Church, not about the Church." - Ambrose

"The emperor is in the Church, not above the Church." - Saint Ambrose

"The Church in England is the Church of England." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"I mix Indian instruments with Western instruments all the time." - Satyajit Ray

"I'm a member of the Primitive Baptist Church, and they will buy every CD that I have released, but they don't me just to bring the instruments much into the church." - Ralph Stanley

"For a long time religion made me feel guilty for being involved in music. Growing up, the religion I grew up in, the Church of Christ, encouraged a capella, but didn't allow musical instruments, so even though my parents allowed me to play trumpet in the band, and I was pretty good at it, it had this baggage." - Gary Panter

"The Reformers, therefore, as instruments in the hands of God, in delivering the Church from bondage to prelates, did not make it a tumultuous multitude, in which every man was a law to himself, free to believe, and free to do what he pleased." - Charles Hodge

"Woman's virtue is the music of stringed instruments, which sounds best in a room; but man's that of wind instruments, which sounds best in the open air." - Jean Paul

"Percussion is physical, as most instruments are. The body must function well in order to play the instruments well. Last year I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro." - Evelyn Glennie

"Lazy Line Painter Jane - it was an insane way to make a record! It was just in a church hall, no separate rooms for instruments, and a crappy digital desk, and I think it's fantastic. I think it's one of the best records we ever made. But if you actually said that to a professional recording engineer or producer they'd laugh at you." - Stevie Jackson

"In the studio you have pretty much carte blanche with whatever you're doing. You can turn natural instruments into electronic instruments." - John Cale

"The possibility of war increases in direct proportion to the effectiveness of the instruments of war." - Norman Cousins

"The other saxophones, except as solo instruments, really don't have much point in the orchestra" - Gerry Mulligan

"The other saxophones, except as solo instruments, really don't have much point in the orchestra." - Gerry Mulligan

"I learned to play the instruments of war," he said, "and paint in blood." - Cassandra Clare

"I see God in the instruments and mechanisms that work reliably." - R Buckminster Fuller

"In the eyes of empire builders men are not men, but instruments." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"There's nothing more exciting to me than using real instruments in the studio." - Michael Kiwanuka

"In the eyes of empire builders men are not men but instruments." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The church is in the hope business." - John Ortberg

"The Christian church was born in song." - Ralph P. Martin

"I was raised in the church." - Kenny Rogers

"Hey, I was raised in the church." - Cheech Marin

"The instruments of darkness tell us truths..." - William Shakespeare

"Silence is the bluntest of blunt instruments." - Erica Jong

"If we admit instrumental musick in the worship of God, how can we resist the imposition of all the instruments used among the ancient Jews?-yea, dancing as well as playing, and several other Judaic actions? or, how can we decline a whole rabble of church-officers, necessary to be introduced for instrumental musick, whereof our Lord Jesus Christ hath left us no manner of direction?" - Cotton Mather

"If we admit instrumental musick in the worship of God, how can we resist the imposition of all the instruments used among the ancient Jews?-yea, dancing as well as playing, and several other Judaic actions? or, how can we decline a whole rabble of church-officers, necessary to be introduced for instrumental musick, whereof our Lord Jesus Christ hath left us no manner of direction?" - Cotton Mather

"Tone is light in another shape. In music, instruments perform the functions of the colours employed in painting." - Honore De Balzac

"I grew up in the church. I was raised in the church." - Quinton Aaron

"In fact, my parents were church people; my father was a deacon in the church." - Tina Turner

"Where Christ erecteth his church, the divell in the same church-yarde will have his chappell." - Richard Bancroft

"The practice of arbitrary imprisonments have been, in all ages, the favorite and most formidable instruments of tyranny." - Alexander Hamilton

"Percussion is the most adaptable family of instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way." - Evelyn Glennie

"Love thine enemies for the strengths they call up in us make them the instruments of our destiny." - Harriet Rubin

"It is not in the nature of lenses to tell the whole truth. They are instruments of exaggeration and belittlement." - Walter J. Phillips

"Though you see a Church-man ill, yet continue in the Church still." - George Herbert

"I'm happiest in an empty church. I love the smell of a church." - Michael Patrick King

"My work on hyper instruments started with simple instruments, like the piano." - Tod Machover

"A man may as well hew marble without tools, or paint without colors or instruments, or build without materials, as perform any acceptable service without the graces of the Spirit, which are both the materials and instruments in the work." - Joseph Alleine

"How come the term 'threesome' is always used in a sexual context? What, nobody plays string instruments any more?" - Dov Davidoff

"I'm a musician. I play instruments. I dabble in the hip-hop field. That doesn't take vocal ability necessarily." - Nick Cannon

"From my opinion, 'geisha' means a woman skilled in the arts, like dancing, singing and playing musical instruments,." - Zhang Ziyi

"So efficient are the available instruments of slavery; fingerprints, lie detectors, brain washings, gas chambers; that we shiver at the thought of political change which might put these instruments in the hands of men of hate." - Bernard Baruch

"Is the Church of England an Anglican church? The church did not start in Canterbury, the church did not start in Rome. Whether Canterbury is Anglican or not is immaterial. We are Anglicans. They are the Church of England." - Peter Akinola

"I had five brothers and sisters. Four of them older, and some of them played instruments, and we would get together and have family recitals and raise money for the church. I belonged to a wonderful church community that encouraged me to sing." - Al Jarreau

"Consciousness permits us to develop the instruments of culture - morality and justice, religion, art, economics and politics, science and technology. Those instruments allow us some measure of freedom in the confrontation with nature." - Antonio Damasio

"In order to make my solo shows as interesting as possible, I moved songs onto very different instruments so that I was moving instruments quite a lot during the set." - P J Harvey

"Initially, when I was making the bagpipes and reed instruments, it was different from the other instruments. In terms of sound itself, it may not be different, but in performing with it, it was a necessity to build it if I was going to perform and make scores with it. By making the instruments, it helped me compose the way I want." - Yoshi Wada

"The church is in Christ, as Eve was in Adam." - Richard Hooker

"In the visible church the true Christians are invisible." - Proverbs

"If the presence of God is in the church, the church will draw the world in. If the presence of God is not in the church, the world will draw the church out." - Charles Grandison Finney

"Leadership in church is one of the biggest challenges that the Church is facing because without strong leadership, the church rarely lives out its redemptive potentials." - Bill Hybels

"There's nobody who doesn't have problems with the church, because there's sin in the church. But there's no other place to be a Christian except the church." - Eugene H Peterson

"Maybe you are the key to revival in your church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"That's so cute! They have birdbaths in the church!" - Hilary Duff

"Art in the Church fundamentally exists for evangelization" - Pope Francis

"You will find God in the church of your choice." - Bob Dylan

"Any opportunity to serve in the Church is a blessing." - Lance B. Wickman

"Integrating in the Church doesn't mean receiving communion." - Pope Francis

"I believe in the separation of church and planet." - Eric Idle

"I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church." - Thomas Paine

"I'm not denouncing the church, and I'm not interested in people who want me to denounce the church. It's not a church worthy of denouncing." - Barack Obama

"It is better to think of church in the ale-house than to think of the ale-house in church." - Martin Luther

"In all cases, the Church is to be judged by the Scripture, not the Scripture by the Church." - John Wesley

"The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence." - Maria Montessori

"The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence." - Maria Montessori

"The sarangi, the ney flute are pretty ancient instruments." - Howard Shore

"The National Catholic Register's coverage of the Church universal, and the Church in our own country, is splendid." - Timothy M. Dolan

"The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion" - Anthony Trollope

"[The poets' role is that of] capturing on their instruments the secret stir of life in the air and giving it voice in the music of prophecy" - Rabindranath Tagore

"In turning from the smaller instruments in frequent use to the larger and more important machines, the economy arising from the increase of velocity becomes more striking." - Charles Babbage

"External instruments are only extensions of the biological instrument." - Yusef Lateef

"Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays." - George Balanchine

"...the violin - that most human of all instruments..." - Louisa May Alcott

"Give the instruments a chance - their sounds are quite beautiful." - John Marin

"At last a dream come true. The Instrument of Instruments." - Mick Fleetwood

"The most effective instruments do have a vocal quality." - Robert Wyatt

"The high stage of world-industrial development in capitalistic production finds expression in the extraordinary technical development and destructiveness of the instruments of war ..." - Rosa Luxemburg

"The high stage of world-industrial development in capitalistic production finds expression in the extraordinary technical development and destructiveness of the instruments of war." - Rosa Luxemburg

"One thing and one thing alone keeps us from complete decay in this hour - the church, the true Church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"A missional church is a church that must live the dialectic. It must stay in the journey." - Alan Hirsch

"I do object to the sensationalism or even the voyeurism of doing things in church or out of church." - Pierre Trudeau

"By the time we get to church, I need church cuz I've been yelled at by everyone in the family." - Jeff Foxworthy

"When a church is faithless to its duties, the real church is outside its walls, in the community." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Worship is more than singing beautiful songs in church on a Sunday. It is more than instruments and music. As a true worshipper, your heart will long to worship Him at all times, in all ways and with all your life." - Darlene Zschech

"I am the first instrument. I am the voice. I do not imitate other instruments. Other instruments imitate me." - Abbey Lincoln

"The governments of the great States have two instruments for keeping the people dependent, in fear and obedience: a coarser, the army; and a more refined, the school." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Our hearts resonate at the same frequency as the earth and the universe. Therefore, we are all valuable instruments in the orchestration of the world and its harmony." - Suzy Kassem

"In my mind these two instruments speak to me in different ways, and the solo stuff seems to be easier to do on the soprano." - Evan Parker

"In history, in most cultures, and at most points in time, if you want to find the most advanced technologies, you can look principally in two places. One is weapons and the other is musical instruments. My hypothesis is that instruments are usually ahead of weapons. In fact, I think you can find many examples of instruments being predecessors of weapons and very few in the reverse." - Jaron Lanier

"A Church that has lost its voice for justice is a Church that has lost its relevance in the world." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I did not grow up in the church. I'm not a church-goer now. I'm a very spiritual person." - Malcolm D Lee

"I grew up in the United Methodist Church, and church was always a very big part of my growing up." - Hilarie Burton

"The history of totalitarian regimes is reflected in the evolution and perfection of the instruments of terror and more especially the police." - Carl Joachim Friedrich

"The mercury sank in the mouth of the dying day. What instruments we have agree The day of his death was a dark cold day." - W H Auden

"Our future and our fate lie in our wills more than in our hands, for our hands are but the instruments of our wills." - B C Forbes

"Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression." - John Charles Polanyi

"Weakness' is weakness only in light of the aims man sets for himself, the instruments at his disposal and the laws he imposes." - Simone De Beauvoir

"The nurse knocked softly on the door of the examining room and wheeled in a shiny silver tray displaying neatly arranged instruments of torture." - Jennifer Echols

"Occasional war is one of the rigorous instruments in the hands of Providence to give tone to the character of nations." - John Quincy Adams

"We must never relent in our efforts to resolve conflicts through diplomacy and through all of the instruments bestowed by the Charter of the United Nations." - King Felipe Vi

"He does it with his hands, by experience, first in play and then through work. The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence." - Maria Montessori

"Our salvation is not in some father or human instruments. It is sad to see people so blinded, worshiping the creature more than the Creator." - William J. Seymour

"I like to say, 'I hit every type of music in a show, and I play the people, not the instruments.'" - Dick Dale

"Public protests against globalization - protests that occur by and large in the prosperous West - denounce free trade and the mobility of capital as instruments of exploitation and oppression." - Thomas Woods

"I used to play until 4 o'clock in the morning.My dad would go nuts - he'd scream and say the cops are gonna come and break our instruments." - Kamasi Washington

"Always turn to God in the midst of your struggle and view people who offended you as an instruments of divine sovereignty." - John C Maxwell

"When Simplicity is broken up, it is made into instruments. Evolved individuals who employ them, are made into leaders. In this way, the Great System is United." - Laozi

"Everything we know has its origins in questions. Questions, we might say, are the principal intellectual instruments available to human beings." - Neil Postman

"I had thought that words were instruments of precision. Now I know that they devour the world, leaving nothing in its place." - Steven Millhauser

"Having decided to follow my own intuitive path I began to write music on the basis of harmonized spoken words, for new instruments and in new scales." - Harry Partch

"We have issued financial instruments in the past, and there is a strong demand for them, it is simply unnecessary now." - Vladimir Putin

"I got my MacBook in the first year at university, and that's really when I stopped playing live instruments and started geeking out on my laptop." - Ryan Hemsworth

"And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray's In deepest consequence." - William Shakespeare

"But 'tis strange and oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray's in deepest consequence." - William Shakespeare

"Maybe the same instruments and tools that have been used to keep people in slavery and ignorance could potentially be used to liberate and awaken them." - Daniel Pinchbeck

"The guys in my band buy instruments and sell and trade them. But if I have something I hang onto it. Everything is sentimental to me." - Gary Clark Jr

"When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable." - Max Lerner

"In the hierarchy of instruments, if you're a harpist, you're considered someone with a brain much more than if you're a singer." - Nellie Mckay

"If nobody can sell mortgage-backed securities based on trillions of dollars of unpayable instruments, there's a lot less risk in the overall system." - Elizabeth Warren

"Over the years, when you're in a band with a catalog like Aerosmith's, you accumulate a lot of instruments to duplicate those songs." - Joe Perry

"My father had all kinds of instruments in the house that he would hide from my mother. He bought them through mail order!" - Cassandra Wilson

"I do think I've learned, in the ensuing years, how to be a more effective bandleader. And maybe, just maybe, we're a little better on our instruments." - David First

"And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray's In deepest consequence" - William Shakespeare

"When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church." - Enya

"No service in the Church or in the community transcends that given in the home." - Boyd K. Packer

"We knowingly chose to protest in the Christ the Savior Cathedral, the most important church in the country, to denounce the connection between the church and Putin." - Yekaterina Samutsevich

"All Church power arises from the indwelling of the Spirit; therefore those in whom the Spirit dwells are the seat of Church power. But the Spirit dwells in the whole Church, and therefore the whole Church is the seat of Church power." - Charles Hodge

"Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church; by means of that prayer the Church prays, since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church, Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'." - Edith Stein

"The local church is the outcrop of the church universal." - Peter T. Forsyth

"The local church is the outcrop of the church universal." - Peter Forsyth

"Whoever be the instruments of any good to us, of whatever sort, we must look above them, and eye the hand and counsel of God in it, which is the first spring, and be duly thankful to God for it. And whatever evil of crosses or afflictions befalls us, we must look above the instruments of it to God." - Thomas Boston

"It's time for a new Reformation in the Church-to call the Church back to the authority of the Word of God, beginning in Genesis." - Ken Ham

"I looked for the church and I found it in the world; I looked for the world and I found it in the church." - Horatius Bonar

"We must reinstate Jesus in the rightful place which belongs to Him in the church; or the church will soon be driven into the wilderness." - Thomas March Clark

"It appears likely that there was no normative pattern of church government in the apostolic age, and that the organizational structure of the church is no essential element in the theology of the church." - George Eldon Ladd

"The Church in the colonies is the white people's Church, the foreigner's Church. She does not call the native to God's ways but to the ways of the white man, of the master, of the oppressor." - Frantz Fanon

"In order to make my solo shows as interesting as possible, I moved songs onto very different instruments so that I was moving instruments quite a lot during the set. I didn't want the set to be boring. So I'd moved some older songs onto the autoharp, and they worked really well." - P J Harvey

"I was obsessed with the scientific instruments people were building and all the weird experiments they were doing. I did actually wind up working in some of that, but there were whole sections I'd written about these instruments that ultimately had to be abandoned when I realized that the book really was about Margaret Cavendish. I couldn't justify using all of them." - Danielle Dutton

"The church is in trouble-that's what they say anyways. The problem is most of what they call the church is not the church, and the church is not quite as in trouble as everybody thinks. As a matter of fact, the church today is absolutely beautiful-she's glorious, she's humble, she's broken, and she's confessing her sin. The problem is what everybody's calling the church today isn't the church. Basically, by and large, what's called the church today is nothing more than a bunch of unconverted church people with unconverted pastors." - Paul Washer

"The Church must send or the church will end." - Mendell Taylor

"It is the voice of the Church that is heard in singing together. It is not you that sings, it is the Church that is singing, and you, as a member of the Church, may share in its song." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"I think a lot of bad things have happened in the name of the church and in the name of Christ and therefore I shy away from church." - John Lennon

"Nowhere nor in anything, except in the assertion of the Church, can we find that God or Christ founded anything like what churchmen understand by the Church." - Leo Tolstoy



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