Includes the most of the same actions sing, pray, study
Giving and communion limited to Sunday assembly of church
Must follow the same rules Prayer rules, Sing (no instrument), etc.
Sing make melody in your heart, spirit and understanding
Give cheerful, purpose in heart, willing
Pray in faith, not doubting, spirit and understanding
Study open mind, hear, search, understand, obey
Communion discern the Lords body, remember
1 Corinthians 14:14-17
Some rules for public worship
Speak on behalf of the congregation
Talk to God not preach, not to audience, not announcements
Use natural language not just high sounding words
Keep dignity and reverence in what you do
Lead the thoughts of the congregation think for them
Speak so all can hear PA mike, or have a loud voice
Not a time slot to fill
Specific names, needs (but not confidential information)
Not limited to time or place
Private can be more personal problems, needs, sins, desires
We can me more intimate personal relationship with God
Our praise and prayer will be deeper not limited to songs selected
Individual one person, alone in prayer, study and worship
Small worship group 2-10 family, outing, camping, reunion (Teens on campout, retreat)
Small gathering 2-10 some evening 8 people gather
Ethiopian in Acts 8 Where did he worship the first Sunday home? What about Lydia, the Philippian jailer, Cornelius, and Saul in Tarsus?
Visit a sick person in the hospital have prayer
Take communion to a shut-in in a nursing home
Matthew 6:6 into closet, in secret
Matthew 18:19-20 2 or 3 agree, 2 or 3 gathered in Jesus name
Is this gathering on Sunday, for the purpose of worshipping God?
Is this gathering just some friends who decided to sing together?