OUR WORSHIP IS LIVELY, WE LIFT OUR HANDS, WE SING, WE SHOUT, WE PRAISE THE KING!
PSALM 5:11, “But let those rejoice who put their trust in You; let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them.”
“PRAISE” PSALM 66:1-2, “Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth! Sing out the honor of His name; make His praise glorious.”
PSALM 134:2, “Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the Lord.” Ps 141:2, “Let my prayer be set before You as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.”
PSALM: 150:3, “Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet, Praise Him with the lute and harp.”
WE PRAISE THE LORD WITH INSTRUMENTS
PSALM 150:4, “Praise Him with the timbrel and dance; praise Him with stringed instruments and flutes.”
PSALM 150:6, “LET EVERYTHING THAT HAS BREATH PRAISE THE LORD. PRAISE THE LORD!”
Lifting Hands: Psalm 141:2; Psalm 134:2; 1 Timothy 2:8.
Singing: Psalm 27:6; Psalm 68:4.
Instruments: Psalm 150
Bowing: Psalm 95:6; Micah 6:6; Ephesians 3:14; Romans 14:11; Mark:15:19.
Kneeling: Psalm 95:6; 2 Chronicles 6:13; Daniel 6:10; Mark 1:40.
Shouting: Psalm 95:1-2; Psalm 32:11; Psalm 132:9.
Other Tongues (praising in the spirit): 1 Corinthians 14:2,14-17; Acts 2:4, 11; Acts 10:44-46; John 4:23-24; Ephesians 5:18-20.
Some Terms Used in Praise and Worship
Hallelujah – Hebrew for “Praise the Lord.” The Greek counterpart is Alleluia.
Hosanna – In Hebrew originally meant, “save, we pray,” then seems to have become an utterance of praise (Matthew 21:9, 15; Mark 11:9-10; John 12:13).
This list is in no way considered an exhaustive list. Our goal is to help you if you are new to this kind of service to know why we do what we do. And we pray that it will help you to enter into a deeper and fuller life of worship and service to our Lord Jesus Christ.