Reaching the Unreachable
The Way We Worship
Q: Why do we worship God?
A: "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God and Him only shalt thou serve"
Matthew 4:10;Psalms 95:6; Revelation 15:4
Q: How should we worship God?
A:"...God is a spirit, and they that worship Him, must worship Him in spirit and truth"
John 4:23-24; Psalms 96:9
Q: Why do we clap our hands?
A:"O clap your hands all ye people; shout unto God with a voice of triumph"
Q: Why do we lift our hands?
A:"lift your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the Lord"
Psalms 134:2 & 63:4; 1 Timothy 2:8
Q: Why do we have audible praise unto God?
A:"Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name"
Psalms 103:1;Revelation 19:1-6
Q: Why are musical instruments a part of our Worship Service?
A: "Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet... with the psaltery and harp... with the timbrel and dance... with stringed instruments and organs... upon the loud cymbals"
Psalms 150:3-5;Revelation 14:2
Q: Why do we pray with laying on of hands and anoint with oil?
A: "They shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover" Mark 16:18
"Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord" James 5:14
Q: What is meant when one sings or prays in "Tongues"?
A: "...I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also"
1 Corinthians 14:15
Q: Why do we prophesy?
A: "But he that prophesied speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort"
1 Corinthians 1:1 and 14:3