Frequently Asked Questions?

Why do we stand to sing? 
"And the Levites... of the children of the Korhites, stood up to praise the Lord God of Israel with a loud voice on high."
(2Cor. 20:19) (Rev. 7-9-10).
Why do we clap our hands?
"O Clap your hands all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph."
(Psalms 47:1)
Why do we lift our hands?
"Thus I will bless Thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name."
(Psalms 63:4) ( Psalms 134:2)
"I will therefore the men pray everywhere,
lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting."
(I Tim.2:8)
Why do we have audible praise unto God?
Bless the Lord , O my soul and all that is within me bless His holy name."
(Psalms 103:1) (Rev. 19: 1-6) (Acts 4:24)

Why do we sing in tongues and in English?
"For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth,
but my understanding is unfrutiful.
What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also; I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also."
(I Cor. 14:14-15)
Why do we have this type of worship?
"But  the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth for the Father seeketh such to worship Him. God is spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth."
(John 4:23-24) (Phil. 3:3)
Why do we sing choruses as well as hymns?
"And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess:
but be filled with the Spirit: speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord."
(Eph. 5;18-19) (Col. 3:16)
What is prophecy?
"...The Lord God hath spoken, who can but prophecy?"
(Amos 3:8)
"But he that prohesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort."
(I Cor. 14:3)
Why do we prophesy?
"Follow after charity , and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that ye may prophesy."
(I Cor. 14:1) (I Cor.12:10)

Why do we have speaking with tongues and interpretation of those tongues in the church?
"Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy and forbid not to speak with tongues."
(I Cor. 14:39) (ICor. 14:5,27)



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