The Sabbath and Worship Music
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THE SABBATH AND WORSHIP MUSIC Samuele Bacchiocchi, Ph. D., Retired Professor of Theology, Andrews University
The religious history of mankind is largely a history of worship: a history of WHO people worshipped, HOW they worshipped, and WHEN they worshipped. Tourist who come to Europe are attracted by the magnificent Cathedrals, which stand as silent monuments to the worship experience of people who lived in these countries during the past centuries.
The doctrinal differences among various Christian denominations today are largely reflected in their respective worship style. Catholic worship, for example is largely inspired by the belief in the intercessory role of Mary and the Saints who play a major role in the liturgy. Pentecostal worship, on the other hand, is largely influenced by a strong immanental view of God as a power that can be experienced through the stimulus of loud preaching, pop music, and speaking in tongues..
The Seventh-day Adventist church draws inspiration for her worship from three major doctrines: (1) the Sabbath, (2) Christ’s atoning sacrifice and His ministry in the heavenly sanctuary, and (3) the certainty and imminence of Christ’s Return. Each of these beliefs helps to define the nature of Adventist worship.
The Sabbath Offers Reasons for Worship. Of the three major biblical doctrines that identify the Seventh-day Adventist church, the Sabbath occupies a unique place because it provides a sacred time and the theological reasons for the true worship of God. The theological reasons are to be found in the three fundamental truths that the Sabbath contains and proclaims: namely, that the Lord