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Old 06-09-2018, 09:32 AM
 
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There are plenty. Check out Maher Zain on youtube


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Old 06-11-2018, 02:54 AM
 
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Since Judiasm and Christianity are big on music, I wonder why Mohammed didn't implement music to worship God.
It wasn't up to Muhammad to implement music into worship. One worships God from himself/herself by reaching for God spiritually, with all our heart, mind and soul. Praising God itself is music in our prayers. There is no need for whistling and clapping in our prayers like they used to do in front of idols in the past making it into a show.

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I'm Christian and the Bible says we are to make a joyful sound unto the Lord.
Does it describe what kind of joyful sound? Sound with tongue and mouth or with drum, guitar or tap dancing?

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When I worship, the music is very anointed of God's Spirit and touches ones heart greatly.
Can't you connect to God spiritually without music?

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It ushers us into the presence of God.
And you are not in the presence of God if there is no music?

How would you pray/worship on top of a mountain? Take a musical instrument with you?

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It honors Him and worships Him.
We can do that without music.

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It would seem that muslims are missing so much by not connecting to God through Godly music.
Muslims are missing nothing. Their God is closer to them their jugular vein. As humans exist with help of spirit from God, it is quite easy for them to connect to God spiritually. Spirit of God is in His words too. When you recite those words with all your heart, mind, tongue, mouth and soul, you are connected to God spiritually. Here is a bit of taste for you:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT3rVnl8G7Q


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prYJM6SBz24

This may not play here but only on youtube. Therefore, click on URL (web address) only.

If you want to learn how to praise God, this may help you:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC96uw9VaJY

All the above from Islamic prayer some time or the other.

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I was looking online to listen to some muslim worship music and am disappointed to hear that there is no music in the mosques.
It's because what is recited in the mosque during our formal prayers is itself wonderful music for us to connect to God spiritually. We don't need to whistle, clap or dance to draw attention of God towards us.

That is about our formal worship and prayer recitation such as in a mosque but we can mix music with anything like that outside the formal worship. We can call it zikr or praise but it is not formal worship but just remembering God that way. Here is a bit from my fellow British guy Sami Yusuf:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSYCdRCaX9E
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