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Soren Kierkagaard said, “I went into church and sat on the velvet pew. I watched as the sun came shining through the stained glass windows. The minister dressed in a velvet robe opened the golden gilded Bible, marked it with a silk bookmark and said, ‘If any man will be my disciple, said Jesus, let him deny himself, take up his cross, sell what he has, give it to the poor, and follow me.’ And I looked around and Nobody was Laughing."

True worship comes in a sacrifice of self to God. It comes in a sacrifice of praise. Worship is where God is focused on – we give Him our undivided attention. Worship is where we put our confidence in Him rather then ourselves. Worship is were somehow we are standing in His presence and we are “undone”. We need to remove our shoes because we are standing on Holy Ground. Not because the dirt beneath my feet is holy – but that we are in the presence of a Holy God.