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  • Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 1, 2002
    based on 2 ratings

    Worship Isaac Watts wrote fifty-two books, twenty-nine of them on theology. But he is best remembered for his hymns. He wrote more than seven hundred, and even today the average modern hymnal will have twenty or more of his songs--276 years after they were written. When he died he was reciting one more

  • Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    ILLUSTRATION The Call to Worship had just been pronounced starting Easter Sunday Morning service in an East Texas church. The choir started its processional, singing "Up from the Grave He Arose" as they marched in perfect step down the center aisle to the front of the church. The last lady was more

  • Worship As ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    WORSHIP AS MOTIVATION Several years ago, while serving in Northport, I attended a University of Alabama football game. As we were nearing the stadium a group of young men caught my attention. There were four of them walking toward the stadium. They were Alabama fans. The four young men were more

  • Why Worship?  PRO

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 22 ratings

    WHY WORSHIP? We need to let go of our intellectual idea of worship and realize there is more to worship than a sermon; we have to let go of our evangelistic notion of worship and reckon with the fact that worship is not primarily directed toward the sinners who need to be converted; we must let more

  • The Authenticity Of Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Dr.johnson Cherian on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    The authenticity of Worship can be discerned if we really knew what was happening in the spiritual realm while we worship. At a certain point in our life, amidst great persecution from the enemy, as we worshipped the Lord with songs of praise and thanksgiving, my wife saw very few angels appearing more

  • Authentic Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 26 ratings

    AUTHENTIC WORSHIP In his article ’Celebrating God in Authentic Worship’, pastor Glenn Wagner (Calvary Church, Charlotte, NC) points out: "I believe that one of the most evangelistic tools the church possesses, one desperately needed in today’s society, is authentic worship. People want to know, more

  • Worry Or Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Christian author and speaker Jill Briscoe said: We can worry or we can worship. Strangely enough, busy people find it a whole lot easier to worry than to worship. more

  • Heart Of Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Garrett on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    “HEART OF WORSHIP” There’s a recent song that was written by a young man who lead the worship at church. He was an extremely talented singer, but the preacher there took him aside and told him that he could not lead the singing at church until things changed because he saw that he was more more

  • Worship In Spirit And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2009

    WORSHIP IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH When Lawrence of Arabia was in Paris with some of his Arab friends after World War I, he took them to see the sights of the city. His friends showed little interest in the Louvre, the Arch of Triumph, or Napoleon’s tomb. The thing that really interested them was the more

  • Worship Of Creation

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2009

    WORSHIP OF CREATION How many of you watched the PBS series last month on the National Parks? Besides the fabulous visual images of some of America’s most beautiful scenery, the documentary gave a very interesting perspective on the history of our national parks. Did you know that Jim Grinnell’s more

  • Abraham's Worship

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 14, 2011

    ABRAHAM'S WORSHIP The Jews have a legend that when Abraham started on his journeys he saw the stars in the heavens and said, "I will worship the stars." But before long the stars set. Then Abraham saw the constellations—the Pleiades and the rest of them—and he said, "I will worship the more

  • Standing In Worship

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 9, 2011

    STANDING IN WORSHIP Jesus stands in God’s presence--he stands, because he has trodden death and the power of the Evil One underfoot. At the end of this struggle, he is the one who stands upright, the one who remains standing. This standing is also an expression of readiness: Christ is standing more

  • Pretend-Worship

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 5, 2011

    PRETEND-WORSHIP Pretend-worship is the picture of a little boy looking up at his dad as a bird lies dead at his feet. His open, palms-up hands are accompanied with the caption at the bottom of the picture: "It wasn't me daddy". But, as we're more

  • Liberty To Worship

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Jan 30, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    A. We must make Jesus Lord of our lives. B. Since we fight for the liberty to worship, should we not make more use of that liberty? C. When we recognize Jesus’ kingship, we’ll give him our worship. D. A person may be worthy of admiration, but Christ alone is worthy of adoration. E. When we submit more

  • Lunchbox Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    LUNCHBOX WORSHIP Have you ever been sitting in the break room at work or somewhere during lunchtime with your friend or coworker, and begin to eat your lunch that you brought from home? Your friend or coworkers lunch is made from homemade fluffly bread, that’s a two-hander meal, stacked with fresh more

  • The Heart Of Worship

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    THE HEART OF WORSHIP In late 1990's in Watford, England, Matt Redman's church had a high caliber praise band and worship team, yet the pastor knew that the congregation had lost its way in worship. So the Pastor asked "When you come through the doors on a Sunday, what are you bringing as your more

  • The Heart Of Worship  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    ILL: The Heart of Worship There’s a recent song that was written by a young man who lead the worship at church. He was an extremely talented singer, but the preacher there took him aside and told him that he could not lead the singing at church until things changed because he saw that he was more more

  • Obstacles To Worship

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jul 1, 2012

    OBSTACLES TO WORSHIP Don Chapman writes, "Recently I visited a church where I had to jump over a few unnecessary hurdles before I finally took my seat in their worship service. There was no sign out front. I drove to the church's location and was surprised not to see a sign. Was I in the right more

  • Worship Warrior  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 17, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    WORSHIP WARRIOR I like the way songwriter and worship leader, Brian Doerksen, puts it. He says, "Becoming a worshipper means becoming a warrior... And by toning that down...we have sent men and women away from the church in droves. It's time to call them back," Doerksen says, "as worshiping more

  • True Worship

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 19, 2013

    "True worship is God-centered worship. People tend to get caught up in where they should worship, what music they should sing in worship, and how their worship looks to other people. Focusing on these things misses the point. Jesus tells us that true worshipers will worship God in spirit and in more