Why Do We…

Pray together aloud
“They lifted up their voice to God with one accord.” – Acts 4:24

Lift our hands in praise
“Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.” – Psalm 134:2

Sing with all our hearts
“Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.” – Psalm 98:4

Play musical instruments
“And all the house of Israel played before the LORD on all manner of instruments.” – II Samuel 6:5

Clap and shout unto God
“O clap your hands, all ye people: shout unto God with the voice of triumph.” – Psalm 47:1

Dance before the Lord
“Praise him with timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.” – Psalm 150:4

Testify publicly
“I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.” – Psalm 22:22

Anoint with oil for divine healing
“Is any sick among you? 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.” – James 5:14