Sermon Series
  • 1. An Inviation To Worship

    Contributed on May 20, 2003
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    I see three different parts of God’s invitation to worship contained in Psalm 95:A Call to Rejoice (1-5);A Call to Reverence (6-7a); and A Call to Respond (7b-11).

    The Invitation to Worship It’s good to be back! Vacations are wonderful, aren’t they? During our two weeks, we were in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and up in God’s Country. In the second week, we went camping and had a good time ­ well, sort of. Megan, our one-year-old, was not a “Happy Camper.” ...read more

  • 2. The Imperatives Of Worship

    Contributed on May 20, 2003
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    While I recognize that sometimes a church service can seem dull, especially to a non-Christian, I want to suggest this morning that true worship is anything but boring. The very essence of what worship is does not allow us to be bored. When we come befo

    The Imperatives of Worship I’ve always liked hearing oxymorons, or self-contradicting phrases. The word itself comes from “oxus” which means sharp and “moros” which means dull. Here are some of my favorites. Jumbo shrimp Freezer burn White chocolate Plastic silverware Airline ...read more

  • 3. The Impact Of Worship

    Contributed on May 20, 2003
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    This morning, as we take a look at Psalm 145, we will see that worship is designed to radically impact our very lives.

    The Impact of Worship I’m thankful for the staff we have at PBC. Our church secretary, Barb, has really done a super job with our weekly bulletin, don’t you think? On the rare occasion that we have a typo, it’s usually my fault for not catching it when I proof it. Other churches are not as ...read more

  • 4. The Instruments Of Worship

    Contributed on May 20, 2003
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    For the psalmist, “praise the Lord” was definitely not a cliché but an ecstatic expression of unbridled joy! In six short verses, he uses the phrase 13 times in Psalm 150.

    The Instruments of Worship Our language is filled with clichés, isn’t it? Just listen to athletes who are interviewed after a game. The winners say things like this: We came to play We brought our A-game We played our hearts out Things sound a bit different in the losers’ locker ...read more