21 – I Will Sing of My Redeemer: Introduction of the Psalm Model and Using the Psalms as a Songwriting Guide
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What is the Psalm Model?
We have talked about the Psalm Model as a way to shape writing worship music (Type 1). The Psalms contain:
- Ancient Near Eastern poetry
- Songs written for corporate worship
- Songs written by individuals
- Songs of praise and lamentation
- Songs of thanksgiving and petition
- Songs about the future work of Christ
- Songs reflecting the Truth of Scripture
- Songs reflecting God’s glory and beauty
- Songs commanding to sing new songs
We believe that music meant for worship follow this model.
Next week: Lament
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