Answers to Praise and Worship

We offer answers to praise and worship to help you understand the purpose of worship. We can explain what any definition of the words praise and worship to you, if you contact us via email. The more questions are asked, you will help to mature other brothers and sister in the Lord.

Please DO NOT expect a reply if you have other intentions or have a debating spirit of the scriptures.

Why should we worship God?

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

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.

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

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)

Who is Yahweh?

Yahweh is the Hebrew name for God of this Universe. Moses revealed the name as four Hebrew consonants (YHWH) called the tetragrammaton. After 70 A.D., the name became sacred to utter, and it was replaced with EL or ELOHIM. Adoni was used to express, “My Lord” in worship assemblies.

Who shown the first sacrifice in the bible?

God sacrifice animal’s skin for the sin of Adam and Eve after eating from the tree of good and evil (Genesis 3:21). The first institution of blood sacrifice for sin.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What are the Sacrifices shown from the Old Testament?

Sacrifices were of two kinds: 1. Unbloody, such as (1) first-fruits and tithes; (2) meat and drink-offerings; and (3) incense. 2. Bloody, such as (1) burnt-offerings; (2) peace-offerings; and (3) sin and trespass offerings.

Can we lose communion with God?

Yes, you can lose communion with God through sin. It will stops every interaction with Elohim. The Messiah, Jesus has paid the penalty for our sin, so we can have a relationship with God.

What is praise and worship?

Praise and Worship is something that every follower of Jesus should be doing each day towards God. The music industry has hijacked this phrase, “praise and worship,” so when we think of praise and worship we think of Christian Music. That is not true! Praise and worship are two servitude words to express gratitude, love, and respect by the one who gives unto another. Hebrews 13:15 and John 4:24 tells us to have an open mouth of praise. During your melody to the Lord, the individual acts of worship is sought by the Father God. No one can praise or worship for you.

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).

Who is Elohim?

Elohim is used often on this site as the only God. It is a word used by the children of Israel expressing the one true God apart from other gods. The word elohim or elohiym is a grammatically plural noun for “gods” or “deities” or various other words found from the Canaanite Semitic Biblical Hebrew language. It is also understood to be grammatically singular derived from eloah; which means God of Israel, the chief Deity over other gods.

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.

What is the origin of worship?

Worship meaning before 900, It is an old English word: “WEORTHSCIPE” meaning worthiness; from worth 1 + -ship

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

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.

Can you explain the sacrificial offerings to me?

A sacrificial offering is done by individuals from the old testament to have a substantial offering from guilty man (sin). God Himself appointed it as the mode in which acceptable worship was to be offered to Him. Now, Christ Jesus has made the finish sacrifice on the Cross for many to worship God acceptably.

Let’s build something together one praise and worship question at a time.