The purpose of a worship team or choir, is to help the entire congregation come into all they can be in expressing themselves to God ...
As a teenager in the Reformed Church in America, I was greatly impacted by the congregation's heartfelt singing of hymns. Anchored by the vocalists on the platform, the whole congregation became a choir. Many knew how to sing the parts: soprano, alto, tenor and bass. When I was in high school, I learned to sing bass. "Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty, early in the morning our song shall rise to Thee." There was power in these great classic hymns. We were "caught up", blending in many voices, joining in one heart ...
While at Wheaton College, Patty and I attended a charismatic congregation. Accompanied by a simple piano, the congregation of over 500 sang many of the new songs of that time that were addressed to God. We sang with all our hearts and as loudly as we could. The beauty of our collective voices was raised to a wonderful height. We sang, "Let all that is within me cry: Holy, holy is the Lamb that was slain!" ...
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Weekly Torah commentary: Nitzavim
For this commandment that I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you nor is it far off.