Posts tagged worship
How Did We Get Here?

Look with me, if you would, to the life of Abram (not yet Abraham) Genesis 12 and 13. At this point, he is responding to God’s call to leave his country and follow Him. Abram has yet to become a father. His nephew, Lot, goes with him on this strange and special journey; and we can imagine that the bond they have formed is a close one. And then, in Genesis 13, conflict strikes and the pair separates.  

Abraham is probably wondering, “How did we get here?”

Can you relate? I know I can...

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What Is Worship?

“So what is worship?” someone asks of us in small group. 

A long pause follows. Every movement is obvious and glaringly loud. I can hear the person next to me inhale as though they are ready to share an insight, but nothing is said aloud.

I think that I have an answer to this question, but putting words to it is difficult. I know there is a common misconception that worship is limited to the congregational singing we do in church services, but I am lost for words to explain it in its fullness.

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