Category Archives: Music

Review: Psalm Songs by The Corner Room

The renewed interest in singing the Psalms has produced settings of all sorts. When I find a new Psalms project, I’m eager to find renditions that are either intended for congregational singing or are the kind I want to get stuck … Continue reading

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Album Round-Up

Now that No Grave Could Keep is done and released, I thought I’d provide a roundup of the whole thing. This was the first recording project for Kenwood Music, and I’m so pleased with how it turned out. The guys at … Continue reading

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No Grave Could Keep

We sang this at Kenwood Baptist Church this morning. He is risen! https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90360961/No%20Grave%20Could%20Keep.m4a No Grave Could Keep by Matt Damico Verse 1 The Maker of all, in a young virgin’s womb, the Word, now a baby, cries. In humility robed, … Continue reading

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How Do We Judge the Arts?

Have you ever stared at a painting and asked yourself, “Why is this thing in a museum? Am I supposed to appreciate this? Am I stupid for not liking this?” I have. Same thing with certain books and music. Knowing … Continue reading

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Servants, Not Songsters

Tom Nettles recently published a fantastic biography of Charles Spurgeon. Nettles did much of his research in Spurgeon’s monthly publication, The Sword and the Trowel, where Spurgeon provided insights into his ministry and church life at the Metropolitan Tabernacle. As it turns … Continue reading

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Hallelujah!

For some reason, I find this video fascinating, and surprisingly moving. Maybe it’s the majesty of the music (the “Hallelujah” chorus gets me every time). Or maybe the words, and the thrill of hearing that Jesus shall reign “forever, and … Continue reading

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And Can It Be

The Christian faith has produced myriads of great hymns, and one of my favorites is “And Can It Be” by Charles Wesley.  I hope this song is sung at my funeral.  The third verse is one of my favorite verses of … Continue reading

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