Ten Reasons Why I Love Classical Christian-Hymns

Besides the Word of God and prayer, nothing connects my heart more to God than classical hymns. I just can’t have enough of them. Classical hymns have been a great part of ┬áthe church liturgical tradition for several centuries. Our forebears in faith found the hymns as great tools for their spiritual growth. We owe a lot to them for passing this great spiritual resource along to us. Hymns have benefited my spiritual life significantly. They remind me of the sovereignty God, the depth of His love and height of His grace. Hymns educates me on the importance of prayer, faith, love in my Christian walk as well as the hope that I have in Christ Jesus. Hymns assure me of God’s presence while going through the ups and downs of my day to day living. Hymns are a great source of revival and inspiration to me. Unfortunately, this great practise of the early Church that had helped in deepening the faith of many is now being ignored by some churches and Christians today. Perhaps the shallow impact of the Christian faith on our society nowadays could partly be as a result of replacing these life transforming songs with entertaining songs in some our churches today. While I am not condemning the use of contemporary music; we must admit that no any other form of music has been spiritually thick enough to replace or displace classical hymns in the Church of Jesus Christ over the years. We must not allow this tradition to die! Below are some the reasons why I love classical hymns so much:

1. Because almost all their composers are no more alive with us, I tend to focus my worship solely on God rather than man while singing the hymns. Sometimes, one could easily be distracted by the performances of the image.jpeg
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