Can Music Make You Feel God’s Emotions?

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Music is a powerful entity — a force like gravity. It drives both the Christian and secular world. Some people say they live to make and listen to music. 

Think about it. 

Have you ever heard a song and instantly remembered where you were and how you felt when you first heard it?  

Music is one of the only tools that can make you feel emotions without your knowledge. It can change your whole mood, even if it’s just instrumental.

Music can make us feel:

  • Sad
  • Happy
  • Hopeful
  • Contemplative
  • Nostalgic
  • Angry 

Interestingly, if instruments didn’t exist, music still would. It can be made just by singing and clapping. It’s innate. We can’t get rid of it!  

I believe God designed music for the great purpose of helping us feel and encounter His emotions. It has been so distorted – and diverted – from its original intent, but I know God has a plan to use worship as a catalyst for reviving and restoring hearts.

Imagine musicians that spend time encountering God and His emotions, and from that place create music that they feel reflects His heart. Using music as the catalyst God created it to be, God could convey His emotions through these musicians.

How has music affected you in the past? 


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