About Corinne Knopper

Coming from a musical family, Corinne developed an interest in church music at an early age in New Zealand. In 1976 she came to Australia where she developed her interest in playing the trumpet and cornet. She played in the Avondale Brass Band for many years. She also played in the Waratah Brass, The Australian National Brass Band Champions. During this time she has also taught trumpet and cornet. She has also combined her music skills with computing to produce brass band scores. Currently Corinne works in the Avondale College Admissions Office. Her love of music and her interest in Bible study gives her a unique insight into music that expands our appreciation of the lesson.

Singing with Inspiration – Lesson 9

A Precious Faith is obtained as a gift from God, says Sunday’s study, making one realise that we all would like to have such a faith. Hymn 533 – “O for a Faith” will enhance this sentiment. 2 Peter 1:4 raises Hymn 518 – “Standing on the Promises” as a reminder to all of the … [Click to read more …]

Singing with Inspiration – Lesson 8

The whole of this week’s lesson study brings out the beautiful Hymn 489, (or tune in 490), “Jesus, Lover of My Soul” as the basis of the study time. “The overarching theme” in the Bible reveals the work of God in Hymn 373, “Seeking The Lost”. Sunday’s study paints this picture clearly for us, and … [Click to read more …]

Singing with Inspiration – Lesson 6

The small illustration at the top of the page for the Introduction brought to mind: Hymn 237, “In The Cross of Christ I Glory” and Hymn 312, “Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross”. 1 Peter 5:10 in the Introduction was repeated again in Sunday’s lesson study, where we are told we will be made strong, … [Click to read more …]

Singing with Inspiration – Lesson 5

The thoughts in this week’s Sabbath School lesson lends itself to so many wonderful hymns. The first hymn coming to my mind in opening 1 Tim 1:15; Hymn 295, “Chief of Sinners Though I Be”. One of the next thoughts in the Sabbath afternoon introduction to the weeks’ lesson encourages us with the Hymn 258, … [Click to read more …]

Singing with Inspiration – Lesson 4

The Memory Text for this week stirred my heart with the first hymn-singing thoughts for this week; Hymn 191, “Love Divine all loves excelling”. 1 Peter 2:18 in Monday’s lesson and Romans 13:4 on Wednesday’s lesson suggested Hymn 256 “Ye Servants of God”. In Tuesday’s lesson study, our family foundation of the husband and wife … [Click to read more …]

Singing with Inspiration – Lesson 3

Here are some hymn suggestions for this week’s lesson. In Sabbath afternoon’s introduction to the lesson study for the week, the Gentiles of all nations are grafted into God’s covenant people. Hymn 202; “Tell it to every kindred and nation”. Our responsibility for “proclaiming the great truth of the salvation offered in the Lord” is … [Click to read more …]