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About Praise And Worship

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Table of Questions

Why should we worship god?Whom shall we worship and praise?What is praise?
What is worship?Is there a difference between praise and worship?When is the best time to praise and worship God or His Son, Jesus Christ?
What is the purpose of praise?Why praise the lord?What is worship like in heaven?
What is idolatry?What is praise and worship music?What is the origin of worship?
What is prophetic worship?How would I know when I’m worshipping?Do you know when the word worship is first used in the Bible?
Are children important in worship service?Is it okay to praise and worship God’s Son, Jesus Christ?Who is the father of musical instruments?
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1. Why should we worship god?

We worship God, because He is the best, High King over all the gods (see Psalm 95).

2. Whom shall we worship and praise?

The Creator God, Elohim, or His Son,our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and the Comforter, Holy Spirit. We are to praise and worship them daily.

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3. What is praise?

Praise is nothing more than the outward expression of your inward faith; your act of worship ie. lifting hands, dancing, kneeling, and so much more (see 1 Chronicles 16:25, Psalm 149:3).

4. What is worship?

Worship is nothing more than giving honor and respect to a superior being, in our case, God the Creator. (see 1 Chronicles 16:29, Psalm 95:6, ​John 4:24).

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5. Is there a difference between praise and worship?

Praise and Worship are closely related but are not the same. Worship almost always is confused with praise. The bible tells us about a sacrifice of praise from our lips, but there is NO sacrifice of worship. You have to want to honor or respect God [Jesus, Holy Spirit] from the genuineness of our hearts.  Praise is an act of worship. ie lifting of hands, dancing, etc; while worship requires you to humble oneself to God, Jesus, or the Holy Spirit. ie, prostration, bowed head, etc. As you can see, they are different. These distinctive help us to communicate in worship towards God, Elohim and His Son, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit.

6. When is the best time to praise and worship God or His Son, Jesus Christ?

All the time – morning, noon, and night! You can praise and worship the Godhead – Father, Son, and Holy Ghost – whenever you think about the goodness of God’s grace and mercy. There is never a time that you should not be praising the Lord, or worshipping Him ( see Psalm 71:8, ​Psalm 145:2, Hebrews 13:15).

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7. What is the purpose of praise?

​We were pre-wired that way by the Creator, God. He created and made these things for His good pleasure. He loves us, and would like to have fellowship with His creation, just like God did in the book of Genesis ie Adam and Eve relationship with God.  In return we praise Him! No matter what happens in this life, we are told to praise through the good times and the bad ones. Also, you need to know that everyone (Believer’s in Christ or Not) praise something or someone. This is a universal fact about the topic: praise.

8.Why praise the lord?

Who is the Lord? The Lord is a name for the Heavenly Father God, Elohim, His Son and Savior of the World, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit of God; anyone who has authority, control, or power over others acting like a master, a chief, or a ruler. So why should I praise the Lord? We are created and commanded to worship God, according to Exodus 34:14, Matthew 4:10, and Luke 4:8. It helps with our relationship with Him. As we do so, we receive power to overcome life’s situations. ie mourning into dancing; sorrow into joy.

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9. What is worship like in heaven?

​Every created being are worshipping God and the Lamb (Jesus Christ) day and night. Every part of the Believer’s lifestyle will be considered an act of worship (praise) towards God. Congregational worship will still take place around the Throne of God, but we will have other obligations, like eating and drinking, working and traveling,  walking, etc. It will be a stereotypical life as we know of here on earth without sin, weeping (with or without tears), or sorrow. There is joy in abundance. God’s people will acknowledge Him in all of their ways continuously.

10. What is idolatry?

​Idolatry is nothing more than worship of idols. It is or can be extreme adoration, glorification, love, or great respect for something or someone; in our case, a biblical perspective, anything that replaces the one and only true God, Elohim. It is also, God in the flesh, Jesus Christ.

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11. What is praise and worship music?

In the mid-sixties (1960’s), this musical branding of contemporary Christian music had been developed in the United States by the young adults until present day. Under the category of contemporary worship music, this sub-category, praise and worship, is used in part to help with corporate worship, along with blending of genres of other pop style songs.

12. What is the origin of worship?

What’s in a word called “Worship”? It is an old English word: “WEORTHSCIPE” meaning worthiness.

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13. What is prophetic worship?

​Prophetic Worship means to have the nature or function of prophesying in speech  (or singing and/or dancing) during a Christian worship service. During this prophetic worship service, a lead person combines spontaneous sounds and movement to present a “new and inspired” word from God.

14. How would I know when I’m worshipping?

Just be genuine in your attitude of worship! God is looking for genuine people, giving their heart and soul, to Him freely in their expressions. ie. John 4:23-24

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15. Do you know when the word worship is first used in the Bible?

Genesis 22:5, where Abraham and Isaiah rose up early to worship God. This was the testing of Abraham’s loyalty to God (verse 10), but an angel of the Lord stopped him from sacrificing Isaiah.

16. Are children important in worship service?

Yes, they are, but I stress the fact that in training children to worship God, it is the parent’s responsibility, and not the local church. Obviously, there is a plan for churches to take a more active role when parents are Non-Christian or non-responsive. God’s design is for the parents to lead children in the knowledge of Him, and the love of Him and Jesus.

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17. Is it okay to praise and worship God’s Son, Jesus Christ?

Yes, you can praise and worship God’s son, Jesus Christ. We are to give thanks and praise (see Revelation 5:12). The Lamb of God is Jesus of Nazareth; who was slained for mankind (see Genesis 22:8, John 1:29, John 1:36)

18. Who is the father of musical instruments?

The father of musical instruments is NOT Lucifer (The Devil, Satan, The Anointed Cherub), but Jubal is the Father of Music (see Genesis 4:21). Who created music is another question? Musical instruments are made from created (already existing) items.

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