12/27/2012 04:51 pm ET

What The Bible Says About Music

God's word often gets a bad rap. Whether it's discussed out of context or used to justify bad behavior, the way the Bible is portrayed may leave us with a uneasy feeling about scripture. However, what the Bible says about joy, music, dance and song far outweighs the verses that are often thrown around. With a subsection on music and faith, HuffPost Religion is a big fan of music. Below is a collection of Scripture that celebrates sacred sounds.

Do you have a favorite verse that celebrates music? What do you think about the verses in the slideshow? Share your thoughts and comments below.

Music in the Bible