Our praise and worship is heartfelt and often exuberant. We may express our praise through singing, clapping, leaping, shouting, and dancing. At other times we may pray quietly, weeping before the Lord and whispering words of adoration to our Savior.
These actions are heartfelt as a result of what Christ has done for us and for who He is. He has saved us, delivered us, and filled us with His Spirit!
We invite you to praise the Lord with us, for God’s Word declares “Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord!” (Psalm 150:6)
We Praise the Lord because in the Bible we read, “Praise ye the Lord: for it is good to sing praise unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely [or ‘beautiful’].” (Psalm 147:1)
We Pray Together Aloud because in the Bible we read, “They lifted up their voice to God with one accord.” (Acts 4:24)
We Lift our Hands in Praise because in the Bible we read, “Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the Lord.” (Psalm 134:2)
We Sing with All Our Hearts because in the Bible we read, “Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.” (Psalm 98:4)
We Play Musical Instruments because in the Bible we read, “And all the house of Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments.” (2 Samuel 6:5)
We Clap and Shout Unto God because in the Bible we read, “O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.” (Psalm 47:1)
We Dance Before the Lord because in the Bible we read, “Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.” (Psalm 150:4)
We Testify Publicly because in the Bible we read, “I will declare thy name unto my brethren; in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.” (Psalm 22:22)
We Anoint with Oil for divine healing because in the Bible we read, “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)