Month: November 2015

What is Worship? – Part 4

The very idea of worship begins and ends with relationship with God. Our God has shown us that His revelation of Himself to us is for the sole purpose of relationship. He needs nothing. He needs no one. But He has proven His desire to make Himself known to us, even to dwell among us.

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What is Worship? – Part 3

Having looked at both the Old Testament and New Testament priorities in man’s worship of God, we’re now ready to start asking the modern question: How are these same priorities reflected in our worship? Relationship with (obedience to) God Relationship with one another Rest Giving and serving Remembering and praising As we have previously noted,

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What is Worship?- Part 2

In the previous installment of this blog series, we introduced a challenging question for modern Christians…what is worship? It seems that many of us are raising this question amidst the seeming performance-priority arising in the contemporary Church. When we use the word worship, is it healthy that our first thoughts focus on a Sunday morning music set?

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What is Worship? – Part 1

There’s a battle raging in many churches today over the concept and the content of worship. No…it’s not a war over musical selections, though conflicts of that ilk dot the ecclesiastical landscape too. But this is a deeper battle. It’s a fight for the very nature of worship. Here are the two sides: There are

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