"The whole person, with all his senses, with both mind and body, needs to be
involved in genuine worship."
"The most valuable thing the Psalms do for me is to express the same delight in
God which made David dance."
"When God's people begin to praise and worship Him using the Biblical methods
He gives, the Power of His presence comes among His people in an even greater
"God is to be praised with the voice, and the heart should go therewith in holy
Charles H. Spurgeon
“Worship is an it-is-well-with-my-soul experience.” -
"Without worship, we go about miserable."
A. W. Tozer
"'A glimpse of God will save you. To gaze at Him will sanctify you."
"We only learn to behave ourselves in the presence of God."
C. S. Lewis
"If we are going to worship in Spirit, we must develop a spirit of worship."
"As worship begins in holy expectancy, it ends in holy obedience. Holy obedience
saves worship from becoming an opiate, an escape from the pressing needs of modern
“Worship has been misunderstood as something that arises from a feeling which "comes upon you," but it is vital that we understand that it is rooted in a conscious act of the will, to serve and obey the Lord Jesus Christ.”
"Worship changes the worshiper into the image of the One worshiped"
"Worship must be - Christ centered, Holy Spirit led, a Response to the Father, about Intimacy and Service and always lead to Transformation!"
"As John 4:23 says, Its time, as worshipers of God, to give him all we have. For
when he is exalted, everything about me is decreased. So many times we stand in the
way of really stepping into the secret place of worship with God. Just abandon tradition
and the "expected" ways of Praise & Worship and get lost in the holy of holies with the
sole intention of blessing the Fathers heart."
Jessica Leah Springer
"When I worship, I would rather my heart be without words than my words be without
"Worship is first and foremost for His benefit, not ours, though it is marvelous to
discover that in giving Him pleasure, we ourselves enter into what can become our
richest and most wholesome experience in life." p.58 "A Heart For Worship" by Lamar
". . .by lifting our hands we symbolically receive everything God is doing in our lives."
"We must bear in mind, true worship is a matter of the heart and of genuine devotion to God."
"Worship songs can't just be rooted in culture - they won't be deep enough. They have to be rooted in scripture."
“No man gives anything acceptable to God until has has first given himself in love and sacrifice.”
“Worship is the believer’s response of all that they are – mind, emotions, will, body – to what God is and says and does.”
“If you come to worship for any reason other that the joy and pleasure and satisfaction that are to be found in God, you dishonor Him...God's greatest delight is your delight in Him.”
“Corporate worship is a regular gracious reminder that it's not about you. You've been born into a life that is a celebration of another.”
Paul David Tripp
"In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart."
“Songs of worship arise from a life of worship.”
"We must never rest until everything inside us worships God."
A. W. Tozer
"Our entire being is fashioned as an instrument of praise. Just as a master violin
maker designs an instrument to produce maximum aesthetic results, so God
tailor-made our bodies, souls and spirits to work together in consonance to produce
pleasing expressions of praise and worship. When we use body language to express
praise, that which is internal becomes visible." p.60 "A Heart For Worship" by Lamar
“Worship is our response to the overtures of love from the heart of the Father.”
Richard J. Foster
"How quickly we forget what it's all about. We can get so strategic that we worship so
our church will grow, not because He is worthy. But we're doing all this because God is
worthy and we want to worship Him."
"When you have a heart to serve and help others it unlocks something in you"
"The first element in worship is adoration. The Hebrews expressed this by their posture
and not alone my their word. For they prostrated themselves before God. O come, let
us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our Maker. They did not come
with an easy familiarity into the presence of God, but were aware of his greatness and
majesty, and came with a sense of privilege to His house." H.H. Rowley"Worship in
Ancient Israel" p. 257
"It is in the process of being worshipped that God communicates His presence to men."
"Whenever His people gather and worship Him, God promises He will make His
presence known in their midst. On the other hand, where God's people consistently
neglect true spiritual worship, His manifest presence is rarely experienced."
"Surely that which occupies the total time and energies of heaven must be a fitting
pattern for earth."
Paul E. Billheimer
"When we worship together as a community of living Christians, we do not worship
alone, we worship 'with all the company of heaven.'"
Marianne H. Micks
"Church: if the world could see a snapshot of our worship today, would they perceive that we believe our God is worthy of praise?"
"If there is one characteristic more than others that contemporary public worship needs
to recapture it is this awe before the surpassingly great and gracious God."
Henry Sloane Coffin
"The time has come for a revival of public worship as the finest of the fine arts...While
there is a call for strong preaching there is even a greater need for uplifting worship."
Andrew W. Blackwood
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