Below you will find a study of the terms within some of the songs Christians often sing in worship to God. There are three reasons this study is good.  The first, we must assure that all we say and do is in accordance with the will of God (
Colossians 3:17; cf. John 4:23-24).  Secondly, we must make sure that we understand what we are saying when we worship God in song (John 4:23-24 and I Corinthians 14:15).  Finally, we teach and admonish one another when we sing (Colossians 3:16), thus it is necessary to assure we are speaking those things which befit sound doctrine (Titus 2:1).  These questions and answers are the conclusions reached in a public study by the Sunrise Acres church of Christ in El Paso, TX.  

We encourage input from those who may find authority to sing something that we were unable to find.  Furthermore, if you find fault in something we found proper to sing, let me know ASAP. This was a difficult study and we know that it was possible to miss something. However, we have decided not to sing those songs we cannot show to be right (
Ephesians 5:10 and Romans 14:23; cf. Romans 10:17).  We are not "the brotherhood's conscience", but share these studies to benefit all. -   Brian A. Yeager  


After recent studies (10/2018), I have found the previous published information to be flawed (see here). These song books (all I have ever seen) are full of false doctrines. I missed a few, if not more, subtle statements in our local song study. In an act of repentance, I have removed this study. It was not as accurate as I once thought.