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You are the Temple

In Depth Look at the Power of Praise Dance MovementDo you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. Therefore honor God with your body.1Corinthians 6:19-20 (NIV)

This is a very familiar passage of scripture. The Apostle Paul was writing to the church of Corinth about  the importance of being pure in their bodies since so many were having relations outside of marriage. Folks are still doing this today. As dancers we want to minister with clean vessels. We are honoring God with our bodies as we dance. Some give God the fruit of their lips in song, others are great preachers, and teachers; we are praise dancers. We usually don't speak, but God has allowed us to speak his message through our dance movements. 

In an earlier post I explained what some praise dance movements mean from scripture. Movements such as bowing, the lifting of the hands, and leaping all have specific…