When we gather together for worship, our worship requires participation. Worship requires participation; it is not a spectator sport. This is true about all worship, but Dr. Parrett’s particular focus now and in the rest of this discussion is going to be on our worship as a community when we gather together.
V. Principle #5: Worship requires participation; it is not a "spectator sport."
A. I am going to watch worship; I watched worship very well.
B. Old Testament Participatory Worship
2. Theology of amplification
C. New Testament Participatory Worship
1. 1 Corinthians 14:26
a. Worshipers are active
b. The Use of 'Amen'
i. 2 Corinthians 1:20
ii. Nehemiah 8
2. Ephesians 5:18-21