Bible References Have you wonder about Israel Worshipped during Biblical Times? Praise is an important part of worship for every true worshipper according to John 4:24 which said to express it “in spirit and in truth.” Your understanding mixed with faith in God’s word, you can have a genuine worship experience. Here is a quick reference for you to look up during your personal bible … Continue reading Do you know how the children of Israel worshipped?
ELEMENTS OF THE FIRST CENTURY CHURCH GATHERING Renowned New Testament scholar Dr. Lee McDonald offers us a brief rundown of what worship looked like in the early church, so we can learn from our first-century brothers and sisters. 1. Worship Involves Sacrifice In New Testament times, worship consisted initially of sacrifice (of animals). However, the focus of worship for Christians is on self-sacrifice in honor … Continue reading 10 Worship Guidelines From the Early Church
In connection with the doctrine that we are now to worship more manifestly than ever God in spirit and in truth. It appears from Scripture that worship before the flood was of the very simplest form. The outward ordinances were very few; the chief of them being the offering of sacrifice. This was probably instituted by God himself when he clothed Adam and his wife … Continue reading A Brief Outline In The History Of Worship
Guest Article by by Jason Chollar Modern Church Orchestration Evolution and what it means for you: too many vocalists! Quick overview: Why do we even have a band? Because the scriptures tell us to be creative (made in God’s image Gen 1) and gives us freedom to use every instrument at our disposal for His praise (Psalm 150) and to accompany the people as they … Continue reading A History Of Worship Music From Old Testament To Rock And Roll
Throughout its history, the Christian church has used music to proclaim the gospel and to return thanks and praise to God. The history of this musical expression teaches us a great deal not only about the culture and everyday life of earlier Christians, but also about their unique experience of and insights into the Christian faith. These lessons can, in turn, enlighten, emend, and inspire … Continue reading A Brief History Of Music In Worship
Church music has made an astonishing transformation over the past fifty years. This revolution can find its roots stretching back to the hippie days of the ’60s and early ’70s, when after becoming Christ-followers, these counter-culture castaways began attending churches. Continue reading A Brief History of Praise & Worship: Have We Gotten Off Track?