God is never late, we're just impatient.— LeCrae
Astounding Christian Music quotations
Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
I'm not a prophet of doom, I'm a prophet of love.
But love will bid a warning doom to the children who play on the freeway. We need to wake up.
In the end, worship can never be a performance, something you're pretending or putting on. It's got to be an overflow of your heart...Worship is about getting personal with God, drawing close to God.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Remember: In the end, you're not living to impress your friends or your relatives or your coworkers. All of life is for Jesus.
As worship leaders we might use music as a tool, but music is only ever just that - a tool with which to encourage lives to be renewed and awakened to God.
There's no such thing as perfect people.
There's no such thing as a perfect life. So come as you are, broken and scarred. Lift up your heart and be amazed and be changed by a perfect God.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
I got the best of Jesus. He got the worst of me.
I feel that Christian music is a subculture directed towards the Christians.
It's not really being exposed to non-Christians and it's not really created for non-Christians, so non-Christians almost never hear any of this music.
Love isn't love until you give it away.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Do I think all contemporary Christian music is good? No.
Writing songs is about trying to connect with people on a deeper spiritual level - but I'm not a fan of contemporary Christian music.
When music is allowed to take the place of devotion and prayer, it is a terrible curse. Young people assemble together to sing, and, although professed Christians, frequently dishonor God and their faith by their frivolous conversation and their choice of music.
Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.
As far as spiritual influences in Christian music, I would say Crystal Lewis - a lot of her songs especially. The ministry she has through her songs has really hit me.
Writing songs out of my faith was a real natural progression.
I grew up singing in my dad's choir and singing with my family. Christian music became the music that I identified myself with and was a way that I expressed my faith. Even at a public school I would take my Christian music in and play it for my friends.
I never wanted to really make a career out of doing Christian music exclusively, but I love it to my core. I love music. I love what I'm doing now.
People are like Music, some speak the truth and other are just noise
I am a gay, Christian, farm girl from Kansas who sang Country Music and I did the very best I could do - to know God and to share God.
A wolf is no less a wolf because he's dressed in sheepskin and the devil is no less the devil because he's dressed as an angel.
The way to begin healing the wounds of the world is to treasure the Infant Christ in us; to be not the castle but the cradle of Christ; and, in rocking that cradle to the rhythm of love, to swing the whole world back into the beat of the Music of Eternal Life.
Music is the emotional life of most people.
But Stacie Orrico was my childhood hero.
I was about 12 when I found her music. She is a contemporary Christian artist, and I can honestly tell you that I don't think I'd have a soulful voice if I didn't listen to Stacie. I wanted to sound just like her growing up, and to this day I STILL think I sound a little bit like her. But she is AMAZING!
There are people hell-bent on the idea that we're a Christian band in disguise, and that we have some secret message. We have no spiritual affiliation with this music. It's simply about life experience.
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.
One good thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.
For a man to argue, 'I don't go to church;
I pray alone,' is no wiser than if he should say, 'I have no use for symphonies; I believe only in solo music.'
How will the Tower of Babel be undone? How will we understand each other in Heaven? Will we all speak English or Dutch or Latin? No, we will speak music.
Happy Day After Christmas, Merry Rest of the Year, even when Christmas is over, The Light of the World is Still Here!
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Dancing, is, for the most part, attended with many amorous smiles, wanton compliments, unchaste kisses, scurrilous songs and sonnets, effeminate music, lust provoking attire, ridiculous love pranks, all which savor only of sensuality, of raging fleshly lusts. Therefore, it is wholly to be abandoned of all good Christians.
I don't know whether it was his (Charlie Christian's) melodic lines, his sound or his approach, but I hadn't heard anything like that before. He sounded so good and it sounded so easy, so I bought me a guitar and an amplifier and said now I can't do nothing but play! Really, welding was my talent, I think, but I sort of swished it aside.
The most valuable thing the Psalms do for me is to express the same delight in God which made David dance.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, and thankful persons.
We're no longer slaves to fear. That doesn't mean we're emotionless now, or never face fear, it just means we don't have to obey it.
New York City pretty much reeked of music.
Reeked of rap and hip-hop. As for me, growing up in a strict West Indian, Trinidadian household, and a Christian household as well, I had to fight for the right to go and actually be a part of it.
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
It does feel like sometimes that I'm the outcast.
Hip-hop doesn't want to mess with me because I'm Christian and Christian music doesn't want to mess with me because I'm hip-hop.
Teenagers are passionate and they want music that speaks within their hearts.
It's a big deal for students to listen to Christian music and talk about it at school. Music is a very exciting element of your life when you're love. I think it's huge.
For all of us involved in preaching the gospel, performing music, publishing Christian materials, and all the rest, there is an uncomfortable message here: Jesus is not terribly impressed with religious commercialism
All music written by a Christian should be as integrated as everything else done by a Christian.
If life is music, I sometimes feel as though I was born on the off-beat of the song, and I love it. As Christian numbers reportedly decrease in America, my love for Christ feels as though it increases. I must be honest about such strange feelings: I now want to be thought unfaithful about as much as a bougie aristocrat wants to be thought a hobo.