Why We Do..

Sing & Stand To Sing?

(English Standard Version, Psalms 100:2) . . .come into his presence with SINGING.
2 Chronicles 20:19 …STOOD UP to praise the LORD, the God of m Israel, with a very loud voice.
Revelation: 7:9,10 …STANDING before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”


Have Audible Praise Unto God Together as a Congregation?

Psalms 103:1 …Bless the LORD O my soul, and all that is within me, BLESS HIS HOLY NAME.
Revelation 19:1, 6 After this I HEARD WHAT SEEMED TO BE THE LOUD VOICE OF A GREAT MULTITUDE IN HEAVEN, crying out,… Then I HEARD what seemed to be the VOICE OF GREAT MULTITUDE, like the ROAR OF MANY WATERS and like the SOUND OF MIGHTY PEALS OF THUNDER, CRYING


Sing in Tongues in English?

1 Corinthians 14:14,15 For if I pray in a TONGUE, MY SPIRIT PRAYS but my mind is unfruitful. What am I to do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will pray with my mind also; I will sing praise with my spirit, but I will SING WITH MY MIND also


Have Quiet Meditation?

Psalms 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God…


Have This Type of Worship?

John 4:23, 24 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father IN SPIRIT and TRUTH, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and THOSE WHO WORSHIP MUST WORSHIP in spirit and truth.
Philippians 3:3 …who worship by the Spirit of God…


Sing Choruses as Well as Hymns?

Ephesians 5:18, 19 … but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in PSALMS and HYMNS and SPIRITUAL songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing PSALMS and HYMNS and


Have Musical Instruments in the Worship Service?

Psalms 150: 3-5 PRAISE HIM with TRUMPET sound; praise him with LUTE and HARP! Praise him with TAMBOURINE and dance; praise him with STRINGS and PIPE! Praise him with SOUNDING CYMBALS praise him with LOUD CLASHING CYMBALS!
Revelation 14:2 …The voice I heard was like the sound of harpists playing on their HARPS,


Ask the Whole Church Pray at Once for a Specific Purpose?

Acts 4:24 And when they heard it, they lifted their voices TOGETHER to God and said, Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth…


Dance, Clap with our Hands, & Lift our Hands?

Ecclesiastes 3:1, 4 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: …A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to DANCE;.
Palms 149:3 Let them praise his name with DANCING
Psalms 47:1 …CLAP your hands, all peoples! Shout to God with loud songs of joy!
Psalms 63:3, 4 Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will LIFT UP MY HANDS .
Psalms 134:2 LIFT UP YOUR HANDS to the holy place and bless the LORD!
1 Timothy 2:8 I desire then that in every place the men should pray, LIFTING HOLY HANDS without anger or


Fall Under the Power of the Holy Spirit?

2 Chronicles 5:13,14 and it was the duty of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard in unison in praise and thanksgiving to the LORD, and when the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the LORD, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever,” the house of the LORD, was filled with a cloud, so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled the house of God.
John 18:6 When Jesus said to them, “I am he,” they drew back and fell to the ground.
Matthew 28:4 And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men.
Acts 9:4 He fell to the ground …


When natural comes in contact with the supernatural, something has to give.