Answers to Praise and Worship

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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 Chronicle 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 worships 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 the 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 slain 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 showed the first sacrifice in the bible?

God sacrifice animals’ 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 was sacrificed for sin.

How to worship God?

Individual worshippers seek God from their spirit to God’s Spirit. This action must be in spirit and truth (John 4:23-24).

How do I worship in my spirit?

The spirit of a man is acknowledged by the breath of life (Genesis 2:7 and Job 33:4) that God gives when you are born. It is the invisible spirit created to reconnect you to God’s spirit. Without it, you are dead. After receiving the redemptive power from our Lord (John 3:16-17), you will be able to worship when God seeks you from your praise (John 4:23; Hebrews 3:15).

What does worshipping “in spirit and in truth” mean?

Do you know that you are a temple of God (2 Corinthians 6:16)? You are to worship from your spirit (John 4:24) knowing the truth of who Jesus is (John 14:6). Daily give a sacrifice of praise in the name of Jesus to God and He will invite you to worship Him (Hebrews 13:15).

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’s 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 in Christ or Not) praises 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 the power to overcome life’s situations. ie mourning into dancing; sorrow into joy.

What is praise and worship music?

In the mid-sixties (the 1960s), this musical branding of contemporary Christian music had been developed in the United States by young adults until the present day. Under the category of contemporary worship music, this sub-category, praise, and worship are 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 in 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 stop 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.

While worshipping how can we communicate effectively with Jesus?

Praise the Lord, our Savior, Author and Finisher of our Faith. You can worship Jesus (John 10:30); who is the essence and nature of the Creator God – Emmanuel (Matthew 1:23). He is worthy of honor and respect. He is the way to the Father, the truth of the Logo (Word of God – John 1:1-2), and the light to this world. Call on the name of Jesus and you will be saved in every area of your life through prayer and praise.

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 to express 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 in the Canaanite Semitic Biblical Hebrew language. It is also understood to be grammatically singular and 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 yourself to God, Jesus, or the Holy Spirit. ie, prostration, bowed head, etc. As you can see, they are different. This 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 training children to worship God, 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 having a substantial offering from the 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 finished sacrifice on the Cross for many to worship God acceptably.

Is worship an action or emotion?

Worship is a verb. It is something that is done by those who have a desire to worship God from their heart and soul. Emotionalism has no place with God’s people. We are to obey God’s commands and not how we feel all the time.

Does it matter how long we worship?

Those in Christ must worship continuously giving thanks and praise to God’s name. The Levites stood every morning and gave thanks and praise to the Lord. They also did this every evening (1 Chronicles 23:30). Psalm 119:164 also tells us Seven times a day I praise you because your laws are fair. It does matter how many times, as long as you do it daily.

Can we learn more about our identity in Christ through worship?

Yes, you begin to know, taste, and see that the Lord is good (Psalm 34:8)! Give the Lord a chance to show you how good he is. I pray that God will open your minds to see His truth. Then you will know the hope that He has chosen us to have (Ephesians 1:18) by your daily renewal (building up yourself on your holy faith – read the bible).


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