Building Bridges (3) — The Church

The Hebrew writer says that one of the main reasons we come together on the first day of the week is to “consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.” (Hebrews 10:24). Which is what the world needs to see when they look at us – love and good works. And I said last week that the best way for us to accomplish that is to…

Building Bridges (2) — Jesus

Last Sunday, we began a new series of lessons about the need for us to reach out to the community around us. And I made the observation that going to church is no longer considered a normal part of American life. It used to be. But gone are the days when everybody went to church…

Your Spiritual Worship

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about worship. We defined worship as acknowledging the true worth of God. Bob Kauflin put it this way — “Worship is acknowledging that [God] is above us and worthy of our affection, attention and adoration.” And that’s something that we strive to do when we come…

The Heart of Worship

Last week, we began a look at the subject of worship. And I said that it’s a topic that we need to study, first of all, just because of how important worship is. Worship is what we were created for. All of creation gives praise and glory and honor to God, and that’s what we…

What is Worship?

In the very last chapter of the Bible, we read these words, “I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed them to me, but he said to me, ‘You must not do…