Worshipping God

Jesus said that the Father is seeking people who will worship Him “in spirit and in truth.” Paul wrote to the church at Philippi that we who are in Christ are the truly circumcised who worship God in the Spirit. Today we see that living a Word-centered life is the...

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...