“Is This Song About God?” (i.e., “Hold Me” by Jamie Grace)

So, yesterday I saw this video (see below) on YouTube. It’s both entertaining and thought-provoking.

As a disclaimer, I do not agree with everything in this video. For example, I do believe many musical artists can rightly call themselves Christian artists, seeing they produce music that is blatantly Christian and their sole goal is to glorify and promote Christ and His Gospel. And secondly, calling something “Christian” does not necessitate it must have a soul as this individual implies. “Christian” has a much broader use than the idea of being “saved.” But that’s besides my point.
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“Now Concerning Music . . .”

1 Corinthians 8 is a passage where Paul deals with personal convictions, Christian liberty, weaker and stronger brothers, etc., specifically concerning the issue of meat offered to idols. The principles of the passage, however, are not constrained to this first century dilemma. For instance, in some smaller circles of contemporary Christianity there exists much bickering and debate over the issue of music standards. The following is 1 Corinthians 8 modified to address this specific issue (aka, I have replaced the language that refers to eating meat offered to idols to language referring to music standards; the modified wording is highlighted).
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