The Guitar In Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The use of stringed instruments in worship goes back into the Old Testament and has a history of its own in the Christian church. In recent years, the guitar has been frequently used to lead music for worship. This article explains where and how to use the guitar.

The use of the guitar in praise of God is founded solidly on biblical precedent. The Psalms come immediately to mind with their frequent mention of instrumental praise (e. g. , Ps. 33:2; 71:22-23; 92:3; 144:9), and even a cursory...


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