Category Archives: praise-worship

Is That Shirt Awesome?

Should we praise  a dog and God using the same word? Should we make a distinction in complementing things and our majestic, one-of-a-kind, holy God? New shoes, shirt or a car may be ‘nice,’ or ‘attractive,’ but   not ‘awesome.’ God … Continue reading

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Is deeper intimacy with God achieved by protracted singing one song? Does musical massaging of one’s feelings enhance fellowship with God?

“Worship can be feelings manufactured without thought. If you repeat a thought long enough you think you can manufacture the right thought to engender the feeling. . . .  I think we are flirting with a lot of issues that … Continue reading

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If worship means little to you, it will mean little to God. – Adrian Rogers.

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Worship Needs Both Emotion & Bible Truth

[Jonathan] “Edwards [his 1744 ordination sermon just quoted] was utterly convinced on the crucial importance of powerful affections in worship . . . There must be heat in the heart and light in the mind . . . Christian Hedonism … Continue reading

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Great Is The Lord!

  “O sing unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth. Sing unto the Lord, bless His name; show forth his salvation from day-to-day. Declare His glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people. … Continue reading

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Scripture Choruses: Frivilous Froth or Vital Vitamins?

Is it biblical to limit worship to hymns only? Have many rightly seeing the flaws of contemporary music got another blind spot? Where is the rich, Davidic worship of the Psalms? Colossians 3.16 calls for Biblically-centered diversity! Can I love … Continue reading

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Joy is a daily choice

“The first order of business each day is to get my soul happy in God.” – George Mueller as quoted by Harold Vaughn.. Why can be be so hard to choose joy just when I know I need it? Our … Continue reading

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Raising Hands in Worship

  True worship of God is not for spectators. “Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and bless the Lord.” (Psa 134.2). . . . “I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and … Continue reading

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Is Worship Just a Blessed, High Moment or a Doorway?

Worship can be more than a brief blessing in the church service. Praise God for this but there is more fruit on the vine! Tender music can be a door way. It can open our tender feelings towards God.  Heartfelt, earnest … Continue reading

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