Worship and Praise Studies

Worship Application to Music Ministry

Written by Rhoel Lomahan on .

praise worship2"It doesn’t really matter, in my opinion, the form of worship or the structure of worship – What really matters is the reality of worship…Did worship occur?" (John Wimber)


1. The role of the worship leader is to engage people with God. Nothing else should matter when people are in worship. It’s just you and God.

2. The most important thing you can do when leading worship, is worship God personally – become the lead worshipper. If you passionately worship God, then people will see that passion and be drawn into worship themselves.

Understanding Praise

Written by Rhoel Lomahan on .

praise worshipPraise is from the Hebrew word “hallal.” The definition of hallal is “to praise, celebrate, glory, sing (praise), boast.” Strong’s Concordance includes in the definition “to rave.”  The word praise can be found well over 200 times in the Bible. When we include related words such as “worship, sing, shout, and bow down”, that number climbs to close to 500.

Worship That Pleases God

Written by Rhoel Lomahan on .

The meaning of the New Testament Greek word most often translated “worship” (proskuneo) is “to fall down before” or “bow down before.” Worship is a state (an attitude) of spirit. Since it’s an internal, individual action, it could/should be done most of the time (or all the time) in our lives, regardless of place or situation.

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