WHY WE DO THE THINGS WE DO
Worship: (The Greek word "proskuneo")
means to Bow Down and Kiss
Praise: (The Greek word "eulogeos")
means to Bless, Speak Well of
Why Do We Dance?
We dance to praise the name of the Lord.
Psalm 149:3; Psalm 150:4
We dance to praise the Lord for joy and victory.
Judges 11:32-34; I Samuel 18:6; II Samuel 6:12-14;
Why Do We Shout?
We shout before the Lord in joy and triumph.
Psalm 5:11; Psalm 47:1, 5
Why Do We Lift Our Hands?
We lift our hands in prayer and praise to the Lord.
Psalm 28:2; Psalm 63:4; Psalm 134:2; 1 Timothy 2:8
Why Do We Leap?
We leap for joy and to praise the Lord.
Luke 6:23; Acts 3:8
Why Do We Prophesy?
To edify (build up in the faith), exhort or comfort.
Il Chronicles 20:14-17; 1 Corinthians 14:3-4
Why Do We Speak in Tongues and Interpret?
To interpret the message from God in an unknown language into the given language of the local congregation.
I Corinthians 14:5
Why Do We Stand When We Sing?
We stand when we sing to praise the Lord.
II Chronicles 20:19; Psalm 135:2-3
Why Do We Bow Down and Kneel?
We bow and kneel before the Lord our maker.
II Chronicles 20:18; Psalm 95:6
Why Do We Sing in Tongues and in English?
We sing in tongues and in English to allow the Spirit of God in us to express praise to God.
I Corinthians 14:14-15