Why do we stand when we sing?
And the Levites – of the children of the korhites, stood up to praise the Lord God of Israel with a loud voice.
2 Chronicles 20:19
Why do we clap our hands?
O clap your hand all ye people. Shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
Why do we lift our hands?
I will therefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
1 Timothy 2:8
Why do we have audible praise unto God?
I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
Why do we sing in tongues and in English?
For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful. What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
1 Corinthians 14:14-15
Why do we sing choruses as well as hymns?
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord.
What is prophecy?
But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to education, exhortation and comfort.
1 Corinthians 14:3
Why do we anoint with oil and pray for the sick?
Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil.