The Place Of Praise In Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Worship in the praise-and-worship tradition is based on the assumption that praise is not identical to worship. Praise is the prelude to worship, our entrance into God's presence, which is the locus of true worship. This article describes this distinction.

The phrase "praise and worship" is frequently used by Christians, and yet these two words are rarely mentioned together in the Bible. Is there a distinction between praise and worship? What does it mean to praise the Lord? What place does...


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