The Idolatry of Worship

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul. John 4:23,24 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the...

Raised Hands

Psalm 141:2 Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. The Bible makes a most beautiful connection between our prayers and sweet smelling incense. How remarkable it is to know as a follower of Jesus...

A Hymn Is About Him

I find it interesting when fellow Christians discuss worship, particularly when they say that they prefer hymns of old instead of contemporary worship songs. I too love the old hymns, but I also love the new hymns. You see, “old” hymns like “Amazing Grace,” “A Mighty...

Glorifying God

The ultimate purpose of the Christian is to bring glory to God. We have been created for His pleasure. So to determine, by God’s grace, to live in a way pleasing to Jesus will result in His being glorified. If we are going to truly bring glory to the Lord, it must...

The Sin of Michal – Worship Police

1 Chronicles 15:25-29 So David and the elders of Israel and the commanders of units of a thousand went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD from the house of Obed-Edom, with rejoicing. Because God had helped the Levites who were carrying the ark of the...