What Is Liturgical Worship Dance?
Why do we worship Dance?
Liturgical Dance is a form a worship which relates to movements through dance, mime and interpretative actions.
Worship dance is any kind of dance that is used to express the specific purpose of religious worship.
What is the biblical foundation of worship dance?
In the Old Testament, Dance is a regular form of worship during the Isarealites tradition and culture. Dancing is also viewed as an act of worship and adoration to Jehovah.
When is the first mention of dance in the Bible?
Did you know that the first mentioned of dance in the Bible was in Exodus 15:20 ‘And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.’
The testimony of Jesus is prophecy. What is prophetic dance?.
Revelation 19: 10 declares: ‘And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.’
References to dance in the Old and New Testament books.
According to www.worshiplibrary.com
‘Although dance is not commanded in the New Testament as in the Hebrew Scriptures, the New Testament confirms its use and place in Christian worship. Biblical Dance and Contemporary Worship Despite objections, the Scriptures offer a solid foundation for the continuation of dance in the worship of today’s church.’
5 Dances bible references every worship dancer should know.
Ecclesiastes 3:4 A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance,
Jeremiah 31:4 I will build you up again, and you, Virgin Israel, will be rebuilt. Again you will take up your timbrels and go out to dance with the joyful.
Jeremiah 31:13 Then young women will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.
Job 21:11 They send forth their children as a flock; their little ones dance about.
Exodus 15:20-21 Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing. Miriam sang to them: “Sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. Both horse and driver he has hurled into the sea.”
My name is Melonie Smith. Jamaican heritage by birth combined with the British and carribean culture. A graduate of the prestigious Mico University College Jamaica and UCL University College London (Institute of Education).
- Certificate in TELF Teaching English as A Foreign Language – I to I Education Oct 2008- May 2009
- Bed Honours Degree in Education, Institute of Education, University of London 2004-2007
- QTS – University of East London, December 2007 / completed Induction Dec. 2008
- Diploma in Secondary Education, in The Teaching of English and Spanish, The Mico University College, Kingston Jamaica) 1999- 2002
- Dance Ministers License Certificate From EITI: Eagles International Training Institute September 2017 to October 2018