Take Away From Me The Noise

Take Away From Me The Noise

In previous posts I have written about how I can’t find any verses in the Bible where music is condemned or categorized as evil.

Then I came across this verse:

Amos 5:23

Take away from me the noise or your songs; to the melody of your harps I will not listen.

When I first read this I wrote a note to myself listing this verse and then shoved the note in my composition book.   I pulled it out a couple of weeks later and read the verse I thought maybe I finally found a verse where music is condemned.  But then I went back and read the verse in its context.

Read it below as part of Amos 5:18-24: Continue reading