The Psalms offer a unique look at dance as an act of worship. In Psalm 30:11, the psalmist says, “You turned my wailing into dancing.” Psalm 149:3 encourages the use of dancing to worship God: “Let them praise his name with dancing!” Likewise, Psalm 150:4 urges, “Praise him with tambourine and dancing!” just like Miriam. read more
What does the Bible say about dance in worship? Dancing is often mentioned in the Bible. The first instance is found in Exodus 15:20 when Miriam, the sister of Moses and Aaron, led the Israelite women in dancing following the miracle at the Red Sea. read more
And David danced before the LORD with all his might; and David was girded with a linen ephod.
Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.