Myths About Worship

  • Myth #1: Worship begins when you sing
  • Myth #2: There is a sacred style and there is a secular
  • Myth #3: Feelings of nostalgia or escapism is worship

The Truth About Worship

  • A Christian should worship regardless of a worship style
  • Expressing God’s praises is your primary
  • There are multiple ways to praise God which include, Kneeling (Ps 95:6), Standing (Mk 11:25), Clapping (Ps 47:1), Playing Instruments (Ps 150:3-5), Singing (Eph 5:19), Shouting (Ps 47:1), Lifting Our Hands (Ps 134:2; 1 Tim 2:8), and Dancing (Ps 150:4; Ps 149:3)

– Dwayne Terry

I Get It, We’re Different Worshippers

Sunday September 10, 2017 at 10:30am
Speaker: Pastor Dwayne Terry
From the “We’re Different” series. Sermon 2

Myths About Worship

  • Myth #1: Worship begins when you sing.

John 4:24 ESV God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

pneuma [nyu’-ma]; spirit, God-breathed, God-inspired

alētheia [ah-lay’-thay-ah]; truth as lived & taught to be understood by Jesus

  • Myth #2: There is a sacred style and there is a secular
  • Myth #3: Feelings of nostalgia or escapism is worship

The Truth about Worship

  • A Christian should worship regardless of a worship style.

John 4:24 ESV God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

  • Expressing God’s praises is your primary

1 Peter 2:9 NIVBut you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

Matthew 12:34 ESV …out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Hebrews 13:15 ESV Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

  • Kneeling (Ps 95:6)
  • Standing (Mk 11:25)
  • Clapping (Ps 47:1)
  • Playing Instruments (Ps 150:3-5)
  • Singing (Eph 5:19)
  • Shouting (Ps 47:1)
  • Lifting Our Hands (Ps 134:2; 1 Tim 2:8)
  • Dancing (Ps 150:4; Ps 149:3)