Elements of Biblical Worship

At Change Pointe Church during our worship services you may experience people; lifting up their hands and other form of Biblical Worship. Here are a few things you may see or experience along with their scriptural foundation.
  1. Lifted hands
Psalm 134:2  Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD. NKJV
  1. Loud Praise
Psalm 66:1 Make a joyful shout to God, all the earth! NKJV
  1. Silence
Habakkuk 2:20  "But the LORD is in His holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before Him." NKJV
  1. Variety of Instruments
Psalm 150:3-6 - Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet; Praise Him with the lute and harp! 4 Praise Him with the timbrel and dance; Praise Him with stringed instruments and flutes! 5 Praise Him with loud cymbals; Praise Him with clashing cymbals! NKJV
  1. Contemporary Music
Psalm 33:3   3 Sing to Him a new song; Play skillfully with a shout of joy. NKJV
  1. Kneeling
Psalm 95:6   Oh come, let us worship and bow down; Let us kneel before the LORD our Maker. NKJV
  1. Praise Spoken Aloud
Psalm 34:1   I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. NKJV
  1. Clapping
Psalm 47:1-2   Oh, clap your hands, all you peoples! Shout to God with the voice of triumph! NKJV
  1. Dancing
Psalm 149:3   Praise his name with dancing, accompanied by tambourine and harp. NLT
  1. Speaking or Singing in Tongues
1 Corinthians 14:15 What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding. NKJV
  1.  Prophesy
1 Corinthians 14:3  But he who prophesies speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to men.  NKJV
  1.  Prayer for Healing and Anointing with Oil 
James 5:14-16   Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. NKJV
  1.  Falling under the power 
Ezekiel 1:28  Like the appearance of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the brightness all around it. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. So when I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of One speaking. NKJV