Jesus & Worship

Because there are many religions, so it’s said, there must be many paths to God. We all worship the same God, only in different ways. This way of arguing is as old as time. But perhaps this way of arguing is the wrong way, just as one of those paths may lead to the wrong “god.” What if you worshiped a particular god all your life only to find out his way—that of idolatry—diverted the

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I Will Rejoice

Discouragement is so much a part of our lives we often forget the reasons we have to rejoice in the Lord. This could be made a universal statement: discouragement is so much a part of humanity we often forget the many blessings we have in life. Too cynical? Maybe not. Thoughtfully answer these questions. When is the last time you had a week of absolutely no disappointment? Let’s go further. When is the last time

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The House of the Blameless

Last month TIME magazine had a picture of Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s new COO, and a heading that read, “Don’t Hate Her Because She’s Successful.” The business mogul tells the world, or those who read TIME, that women should rise and take their proper place as leaders. Maybe the heading serves as the sub-conscious of those embittered who haven’t reached, as TIME evokes, her level of “success.” I’m sure she’s hated by many.

In contrast to

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Continual Adoration

“God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth” (John 4:24).

Many well-meaning Christians mistakenly assume that true worship only happens on Sunday. Many well-meaning Christians, who do not assume that, mistakenly live as if true worship only happens on Sunday. Which is to say, many of us probably forget that true worship always happens when we worship in spirit and truth (John 4:24). The former lacks the vision to …

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Worship and Your Story

Worship leads to transformation and identity. Worship is not just what I do, it’s who I am, and who we are collectively, as the body of Christ. God fashions our lives so that we must be knitted or woven together in relationship with each other and with Him.

“Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ..” [1 Peter

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