we should use our vocal chords as…

“… we should use our vocal chords as we sing praises to the Lord. He wants His creation to praise Him, not our creation.” —J.C. Choate, How to Begin the Church…, p. 63

#singing, #worship

Real worship begins when man pauses to…

“Real worship begins when man pauses to see his heavenly Father high and lifted up.” —B.B. Baxter, Family of God

#god, #worship

proclamation of the gospel is made easy…

“… proclamation of the gospel is made easy by the heart that praises the Lord. For the latter feels no pressure, but only enthusiasm for its object.”

Of what does praise consist?

#praise, #worship

In Brazil many saints have picked up a…

In Brazil, many saints have picked up a bad habit, borrowed from religious neighbors, calling songs “praise.” But not every song is praise, and not all praise is song. It ignores the teaching and edifying nature of many songs, Eph 5.15-21; Col 3.15-17.

#edification, #praise, #singing, #worship

To praise the Lord the choice expressions fail…

To praise the Lord, the choice expressions fail,
No words suffice, for worship the tongue is frail;
But still God bids us sing, he wants to hear
Our lips alight with joy, our hearts drawn near.

#couplets, #god, #worship