(A VISION FOR CHRISTIAN SONG, by Ken Bible; p.28)
That should be the goal of our hymn singing. Our hymns should help us worship as Christ
worshiped and walk as He walked, denying ourselves, taking up our crosses daily, and following
Our hymns should also help us live out the second greatest commandment: to love our
neighbors as ourselves. Jesus said this commandment was very close to the first, and indeed it
is. We cannot love God without loving and serving those He loves so much. Our hymns should
encourage us and guide us to Christian relationships in our homes, our workplaces, our
churches, and in our world at large.