PowerPoint Presentation: Praise Worship and PowerPoint Presentation: WHY PRAISE THE LORD? 1. Will of God 2. Christian Vocation “Let all that has breath praise the Lord” Psalm 150:6 “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, Do everything for the glory of God” 1 Cor.10:31 “Not every one who says to me, Lord, Lord will enter the kingdom of Heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in Heaven” Mat.7:21 PowerPoint Presentation: 3. Pleasing to God 4. Key to God’s Power “The walls of Jerichco collapsed after the Israelites praise the Lord in procession around the city” Joshua 6:15-26 PowerPoint Presentation: What are we going to praise God for: 1. For all His perfections 2. For all the enumerable blessings He has given to us PowerPoint Presentation: 3. Even for the evil situation He allowed to happen to us “In all circumstances give thanks for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus” 1 Thes.5:16 PowerPoint Presentation: Ways or means to Praise God: 1. Holy Mass 2. Raising of hands Cebu-Mango Branch PowerPoint Presentation: 3. Clapping of hands 4. Testimonies 5. Singing Praise songs 6. Spontaneous prayer 7. Singing in the spirit PowerPoint Presentation: The most Mixed-Used terms in Christendom are Thanksgiving Praise Worship So let us understand these three terms and let us find out the role of music in ministry PowerPoint Presentation: Revelation 4:9 And when the living creatures give glory (Worship) and honor (Praise) and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, to Him who lives forever and ever, Let us understand the difference between the three PowerPoint Presentation: Thanksgiving When we learn to Thank God , we would learn to thank men too. Thanksgiving comes with practice. Daniel 6: 10 – Daniel Gave thanks 3 times a day. PowerPoint Presentation: Thanksgiving Thanks giving is our duty because we are indebted to God to give thanks. Are we in Debt? Romans 1:21 (Even though they know God, they did not give thanks) – First step to sin. Giving thanks should come from our heart. It is not a ritual Reasons Psalm 118 :1, 21,28 Psalm 139 : 14 PowerPoint Presentation: Thanksgiving Romans 8:28 does not work good for many Christians because we do not give thanks with a faithful heart Phil 4:6 – If we give thanks, we will get rid of anxiety When we give thanks to the Lord, we will not have doubts whether God will answer our prayers or not. PowerPoint Presentation: Praise PowerPoint Presentation: Praise Psalm 22: 3 – When we praise God, we prepare a throne for him Isaiah 61 :3 – Garment of praise When we praise God, we wear the garment o f praise. If not we are naked Christians. Are we naked Christians? Phil 2: 14 – Do not murmur. Why? Check the previous verse Psalm 8:2 – Praising God gives us strength to face the devil PowerPoint Presentation: Praise Psalm 50 :23 – Who ever praises God makes a way for God to deliver him Jonah was delivered when he praised God Jesus praised the Roman centurion about his faith , Peter. We should learn from Jesus Are we misers in Giving Praise? Hebrews 2 :12,13 - Jesus is the song leader in Church A comparison: A comparison A Traditional church has hymns and lyrics where as a Charismatic church is full people who worship God with raised hands. The surrounding (Traditional church/Charismatic church) should not influence the way we praise God. If we have the habit of praising God by lifting our hands in a Charismatic Church, we should be able to do that in a traditional church also. Is our Praise influenced by our surroundings? PowerPoint Presentation: Worship PowerPoint Presentation: Worship When ever heaven is mentioned, worship is also mentioned Surrendering and acknowledging God Romans 12:1 – Presenting our body as living sacrifices We should worship with words, speech, Silence Praise and thanksgiving is given to both men and God; but worship should be Given to God alone Music should be used only as a catalyst in Thanksgiving, Praise and Worship. Music should never become a reactant in our prayers. If music is used as a reactant, then it would just act as an emotional trigger and it would hamper our growth with God. Music is a wonderful gift that God has given us. Let us use it with reverence.: Music should be used only as a catalyst in Thanksgiving, Praise and Worship. Music should never become a reactant in our prayers. If music is used as a reactant, then it would just act as an emotional trigger and it would hamper our growth with God. Music is a wonderful gift that God has given us. Let us use it with reverence.