Explains why our Puritan and Reformed forefathers called the use of instrumental music in public worship "the badge of Popery" -- which they believed overturned the work of Christ and reintroduced the shadows of the Old Testament (which the light of Christ had abolished) back into public worship. Part 2 of 2 in this series is called Instrumental Music in Public Worship in the New Testament. Also see Girardeau‚Äôs book Instrumental Music in the Public Worship of the Church at http://www.swrb.com/catalog/g.htm.
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"Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen" (1 John 5:21).
"But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men" (Matthew 15:9).