Worship – http://www.scripturessay.com A Bible Question and Answer TV Program Mon, 08 May 2017 09:25:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 What kind of worship does God desire? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-kind-of-worship-does-god-desire/ Sun, 23 May 2010 00:51:22 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3445 Q. Please help me to understand John 4:23 – 24.  What do these verses teach about the nature of God and the kind of worship He desires? John 4:23-24 23 “But an hour is coming, and now is, when the … Continue reading

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Why teach non-instrumental music in church? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-teach-non-instrumental-music-in-church/ Sat, 22 May 2010 23:09:36 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3389 A Consideration of Ephesians 5:19, 20 and Colossians 3:16 Dr. Denny Petrillo The debate concerning the use of the instrument in public worship is certainly not a new debate.  Bible students have discussed this topic for decades.  In my own … Continue reading

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Instrumental Music In The Old Testament And Christian Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/instrumental-music-in-the-old-testament-and-christian-worship/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:20:56 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3217 By Jeff Asher Then he stationed the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, with stringed instruments, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, of Gad the King’s seer, and of Nathan the prophet; for thus … Continue reading

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Should Christians Observe Easter? http://www.scripturessay.com/should-christians-observe-easter/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:04:25 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3197 Almost everyone who believes in Jesus Christ would answer “yes” to the question in our title. For millions of people around the world, Easter is one of the holiest days of the year. It is second only to Christmas as … Continue reading

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Music In Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/music-in-worship/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:02:34 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3195 By Rod Rutherford When people visit churches of Christ for the first time, they are often surprised to hear only singing. There are no instruments of music such as pianos, organs, drums, or guitars. Neither do they hear choirs, quartets … Continue reading

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Questions About Speaking In Tongues http://www.scripturessay.com/questions-about-speaking-in-tongues/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:51:53 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3180 By Jim Dearman Many people say they are able to speak in tongues today as some in New Testament times did.  They claim this power is given by the Holy Spirit.  By looking at three questions about tongue speaking we … Continue reading

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Why Do Christians Worship On The First Day Of The Week? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-do-christians-worship-on-the-first-day-of-the-week/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:45:37 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3170 By Rod Rutherford Very simply, the answer to this question is that Christians are under a different law from the law that Israel was under.  Israel was under the Law of Moses given by God to Israel at Mt. Sinai … Continue reading

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Must We Use Only One Cup? http://www.scripturessay.com/must-we-use-only-one-cup/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:26:00 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3150 By Dave Amos Some believe that only one cup must be used during the Lord’s Supper. They believe that to use more than one cup is sinful. Because of this, they refuse to fellowship anyone who uses more than one … Continue reading

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Clapping: Another Form Of Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/clapping-another-form-of-worship/ Tue, 20 May 2008 00:48:48 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3041 By Alvin Jennings PLEA AND PURPOSE This is a plea for unity based on the knowledge of the truth of Jesus: “May God … give you a spirit of unity … as you follow Christ Jesus.” (Romans 15:5-7) With this … Continue reading

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Scriptural Worship http://www.scripturessay.com/scriptural-worship/ Mon, 19 May 2008 23:58:41 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3003 By Cecil Willis Man is by nature a worshiping being. Men everywhere render homage to, or pay respect to, some higher being. There never has been found a race or tribe of men but that had some kind of worship. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper http://www.scripturessay.com/the-lords-supper/ Mon, 19 May 2008 23:55:50 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3001 By Melvin J. Wise 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 The Lord’s Supper was instituted by the Savior at the last Passover Meal ever observed by Him, which occurred upon the evening of His betrayal. There seems to be an inseparable connection between … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You Visit the Church of Christ http://www.scripturessay.com/what-to-expect-when-you-visit-the-church-of-christ/ Mon, 19 May 2008 23:53:57 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2999 By Calvin Barber Perhaps you have heard of the Church of Christ through advertisement or by special invitation from its members. Maybe there is a building in your community where the Church of Christ meets, and you considered attending one … Continue reading

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Did the Catholic Church change the day of Worship? http://www.scripturessay.com/did-the-catholic-church-change-the-day-of-worship/ Fri, 16 Mar 2007 22:28:26 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2835 Q. I have been told that the original church worshiped on the Sabbath day and that the Catholic church changed the day of worship to Sunday. Is this correct? The answer to both of your questions is “No.” The first … Continue reading

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Mary, the Mother of Jesus http://www.scripturessay.com/mary-the-mother-of-jesus/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 22:04:18 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2823 Q. In the Scriptures I can not find ANYTHING to support the praise and worship of Mary the Mother of Jesus. At what point did the Catholic’s start praying to her, and where do they get their belief that she … Continue reading

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Is being late to church a sin? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-being-late-to-church-a-sin/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 22:01:42 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2821 Q. Is it a sin to always be late for class or worship services? I see some people who constantly come to church making their children late for classes and missing part of the material prepared by a teacher for … Continue reading

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Musical Worship in the New Testament Church and the Use of the Instrument http://www.scripturessay.com/musical-worship-in-the-new-testament-church-and-the-use-of-the-instrument/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 21:17:05 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2807 By Philip Sanders Many people do not understand why anyone would discuss the use of instruments in the worship of the church. Most folks believe that churches have always used instruments of music in their worship. They are surprised to … Continue reading

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Woman’s role in the church, should she wear a veil? http://www.scripturessay.com/womans-role-in-the-church-should-she-wear-a-veil/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 20:58:56 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2796 By Cecil N. Wright The matter now to be considered is discussed in 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 in relation particularly to praying and prophesying. And this, in turn, needs to be considered somewhat in connection with 1 Corinthians 14:33b-38 and 1 … Continue reading

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Should Christians Observe the Sabbath? http://www.scripturessay.com/should-christians-observe-the-sabbath/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 02:03:28 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2752 By Roy H. Lanier, Jr. The Church of the Lord Jesus meets on the first day of the week for regular worship. At that time, she eats the Lord’s Supper in memory of the death and resurrection of Jesus, she … Continue reading

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The Autonomy of the Church http://www.scripturessay.com/the-autonomy-of-the-church/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 01:53:24 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2741 By Wallace Alexander When Jesus called his disciples together in Caesarea Philippi to inquire about whom the people considered him to be, he made a solemn promise to build his church and (Matthew 16:15) affirms the universality of the church. … Continue reading

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Seventh Day Adventists and Sabbath Keeping http://www.scripturessay.com/seventh-day-adventists-and-sabbath-keeping/ Tue, 16 Jan 2007 00:27:38 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2691 The Seventh Day Adventist Church does not have its foundation in the Bible for it did not come into existence until the mid 1800’s. It began under the misguided leadership of William Miller. Mr. Miller was proven to be a … Continue reading

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What is the Dress Code for those who serve the Lord’s Supper? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-is-the-dress-code-for-those-who-serve-the-lords-supper/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 21:33:41 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2601 Q. We’re having a problem with establishing a dress code at church for those who serve the communion. The elders want all who serve to wear what they have called “appropriate attire.” This eliminates many of our young men who … Continue reading

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Please explain the phrase ‘breaking of bread.’ http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-the-phrase-breaking-of-bread/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 20:25:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2571 Q. Please explain the phrase ‘breaking of bread’ in the book of Acts. Does it always refer to the Lord’s Supper, or can it also mean a common meal? How are we to know the difference? I know some who … Continue reading

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Must I believe the church is important? http://www.scripturessay.com/must-i-believe-the-church-is-important/ Sat, 13 Jan 2007 06:41:10 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2431 Q. I believe that I am a Christian but I do not believe in the church. I feel that a person can be close to God but not a member of any church. I’ve also heard it said that the … Continue reading

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Which scripture tells Christians church attendance is necessary? http://www.scripturessay.com/which-scripture-tells-christians-church-attendance-is-necessary/ Fri, 12 Jan 2007 00:58:17 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2224 The purpose of being a Christian is to have the forgiveness of our sins and therefore have a promise of eternal life. The forgiveness of sins are found only in Christ, which means in his body the church. Eph 1:3, … Continue reading

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Do elders have the right to establish a dress code? http://www.scripturessay.com/do-elders-have-the-right-to-establish-a-dress-code/ Mon, 11 Dec 2006 23:44:17 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2171 Q. Do elders have a right to decide who can serve on the Lord’s Table and who cannot? Some of our members are upset because the elders here have established a dress code for those leading in worship. Do elders … Continue reading

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