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HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD?

HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD?

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HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD?

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  1. HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD? We Venerate God in Our Memorial We “Praise” God in Our Music We “Honor” God in Corporate Prayer

  2. HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD? We Venerate God in Our Memorial We “Praise” God in Our Music We “Honor” God in Corporate Prayer We “Glorify” God in Our Giving

  3. Corporate Giving Is Biblical “Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the churches of Galatia, so do you also. On the first day of every week let each one of you put aside and save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come. And when I arrive, whomever you may approve I shall send them with letters to carry your gift to Jerusalem.” 1 Cor. 16:1-3 “Save” from Greek “thesaurizo” (treasury), avoiding a special collection

  4. How do we turn a financial arrangement into worship? P ersistant ersonal roportional lanned ainful eaceful

  5. HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD? We Venerate God in Our Memorial We “Praise” God in Our Music We “Honor” God in Corporate Prayer We “Glorify” God in Our Giving We Pay Homage to God in Learning

  6. “The word of God is proclaimed from the pulpit, yet the listeners often learn little from it and change very little as a result of it.” - Charles Spurgeon WHY ??

  7. Sometimes preachers are untrained, unprepared, unmotivated and/or ungifted And then again, the finest orator with the clearest speech and most important message can’t communicate with a brick wall

  8. Luke 8:18 Take care then how you hear, for to the one who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he thinks that he has will be taken away.” Luke 10:16 The one who hears you hears me, and the one who rejects you rejects me, and the one who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” Matt. 13:9; Rev. 2-3 He who has ears, let him hear.”

  9. 10 Suggestions To Be Better Listeners and Learners Test yourself Confess your sins Prepare your mind w/rest/time Prepare your attitude

  10. “Open my eyes, that I may behold wonderful things from Thy law…Behold, I long for Thy precepts; revive me through Thy righteousness.” Ps. 119:18, 40

  11. 10 Suggestions To Be Better Listeners and Learners Test yourself Confess your sins Prepare your mind w/rest/time Prepare your attitude Eliminate potential distraction

  12. 10 Suggestions To Be Better Listeners and Learners Test yourself Confess your sins Prepare your mind w/rest/time Prepare your attitude Eliminate potential distraction Make the effort to retain

  13. “I have inherited Thy testimonies forever, for they are the joy of my heart.” Ps. 19:111

  14. 10 Suggestions To Be Better Listeners and Learners Test yourself Confess your sins Prepare your mind w/rest/time Prepare your attitude Eliminate potential distraction Make the effort to retain Examine teaching/stay teachable • Discuss challenges/encourage • Study passages farther • Determine to make needed changes

  15. HOW DO CHRISTIANS "WORSHIP" GOD? We Venerate God in Our Memorial We “Praise” God in Our Music We “Honor” God in Corporate Prayer We “Glorify” God in Our Giving We Pay Homage to God in Learning We “Reverence” Him in Serving

  16. “And since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let each exercise them accordingly: if prophecy, according to the proportion of his faith; if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching.” Rom. 12:6-7

  17. “As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. Whoever speaks, let him speak, as it were, the utterances of God; whoever serves, let him do so as by the strength which God supplies…” 1 Pet. 4:10-11

  18. We also “serve” outsiders and “reverence” God in so doing. Col. 4:5-6 “Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned, as it were, with salt, so that you may know how you should respond to each person.” Col. 4:5-6

  19. With an attitude of service and actions according to our God’s directions, we approach the throne of grace in true worship. Where Are You ?