What does the bible say concerning singing and dancing in the church?
The Bible says nothing about dancing in the church. There are those who will say that silence on the matter forbids it. Others will say that it is allowed because the Bible doesn't specifically forbid it.
What does the Bible say about singing in the church? The verses are these:
What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also. (1 Corinthians 14:15)
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. (Ephesians 5:18-19)
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. (Colossians 3:16)
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. (James 5:13-although this may not refer to singing "in the church" but by oneself)
And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous [are] thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true [are] thy ways, thou King of saints. (Revelation 15:3-although some say this is in heaven rather than in the church on earth)