“Worship: Who Do We Honor”<br />Lessons and Class Discussion + Extra Slides<br />September 13th, 2009<br />By Christopher ...
“I would rather worship God than do any other thing I know of in all this wide world.”<br />A. W. Tozer<br />Robert J. Mor...
“Christian worship is the most momentous, the most urgent, the most glorious action that can take place in human life.”<br...
Back to the Basics<br />What We Believe and Why?<br />
The Pledge:<br />“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands...
Israel Wanted a King<br />“We want a king they shouted. We want to be like the nations around us. Give us a king!” <br />A...
Our Citizenship<br />“Our citizenship is in heaven.” (Philippians 3.20)<br />
Cast Your Cares<br />“Cast your cares upon Him because He cares for you.” <br />(1 Peter 5.7)<br />
Settle Your Hearts<br />“Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in me.” (John 14.1,2)<br />
Questions – Part #1<br />Do we honor the physical because we forget the spiritual? <br />Or do we stand in awe of the spir...
The Definition:<br />Worship:<br />“to stand in awe of, honor, respect” <br />“to bow down to kiss the hand of.”<br />
Questions – Part #2<br />Have you beckoned our own attention to split a thousand ways?<br />Has your worship been replaced...
Questions – Part #2<br />Have we become 21st century Israelites? Once circumcised by the Spirit but lost in the futile?<br />
Jesus on Worship<br />“In vain they do worship we, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.” (Matthew 15.9)<br />
Jesus on Worship – Part #2<br />“For God is a spirit and those that worship him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.” ...
Which is Greater Honor?<br />Citizenship in our current land?<br />- or - <br />Citizenship in our eternal land?<br />
The Road<br />“The road is narrow and the way is hard and few there are who find it.” (Matthew 7.14)<br />
Final Thought!<br />As you seek to worship God, where is your honor?<br />
Back to the Basics<br />Part #6<br />
“Oh sing to the Lord a new song, <br />for he has done marvelous things!<br />His right hand and his holy arm <br />have...
More on Worship<br />“I am of the opinion that we should not be concerned about working for God until we have learned the ...
More on Worship<br />The most likely definitions held by people:<br />related to expressions of praise or thanks to God (1...
More on Worship<br />The most likely definitions held by people:<br />attending church services (17%); <br />having a pers...
More on Worship<br />The most likely definitions held by people:<br />a particular attitude toward God (10%); <br />or a w...
What is Worship?<br />Hebrew word:<br /><ul><li>Shacah – to bow down in obedient reverence</li></ul>Greek Word:<br /><ul><...
“Worship: Who Do We Honor”<br />Lessons and Class Discussion + Extra Slides<br />September 13th, 2009<br />By Christopher ...
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  1. 1. “Worship: Who Do We Honor”<br />Lessons and Class Discussion + Extra Slides<br />September 13th, 2009<br />By Christopher Gallagher<br />www.preacherspen.org<br />Sources Cited<br />
  2. 2. “I would rather worship God than do any other thing I know of in all this wide world.”<br />A. W. Tozer<br />Robert J. Morgan, Nelson&apos;s Complete<br />Book of Stories, Illustrations, and Quotes, <br />electronic ed. (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000). 808.<br />
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  4. 4. “Christian worship is the most momentous, the most urgent, the most glorious action that can take place in human life.”<br />—Karl Barth <br />Robert J. Morgan, Nelson&apos;s Complete Book of Stories, Illustrations, and Quotes, electronic ed. (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000). 808.<br />
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  6. 6. Back to the Basics<br />What We Believe and Why?<br />
  7. 7. The Pledge:<br />“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation under God, indivisible, With Liberty and Justice for all.”<br />
  8. 8. Israel Wanted a King<br />“We want a king they shouted. We want to be like the nations around us. Give us a king!” <br />And a king they got! <br />(Chris Gallagher Paraphrase; <br />see 1 Samuel 8.1-9)<br />
  9. 9. Our Citizenship<br />“Our citizenship is in heaven.” (Philippians 3.20)<br />
  10. 10. Cast Your Cares<br />“Cast your cares upon Him because He cares for you.” <br />(1 Peter 5.7)<br />
  11. 11. Settle Your Hearts<br />“Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in me.” (John 14.1,2)<br />
  12. 12. Questions – Part #1<br />Do we honor the physical because we forget the spiritual? <br />Or do we stand in awe of the spiritual because we see the physical?<br />
  13. 13. The Definition:<br />Worship:<br />“to stand in awe of, honor, respect” <br />“to bow down to kiss the hand of.”<br />
  14. 14. Questions – Part #2<br />Have you beckoned our own attention to split a thousand ways?<br />Has your worship been replaced by your rising fear?<br />
  15. 15. Questions – Part #2<br />Have we become 21st century Israelites? Once circumcised by the Spirit but lost in the futile?<br />
  16. 16. Jesus on Worship<br />“In vain they do worship we, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.” (Matthew 15.9)<br />
  17. 17. Jesus on Worship – Part #2<br />“For God is a spirit and those that worship him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.” <br />(John 4.24)<br />
  18. 18. Which is Greater Honor?<br />Citizenship in our current land?<br />- or - <br />Citizenship in our eternal land?<br />
  19. 19. The Road<br />“The road is narrow and the way is hard and few there are who find it.” (Matthew 7.14)<br />
  20. 20. Final Thought!<br />As you seek to worship God, where is your honor?<br />
  21. 21. Back to the Basics<br />Part #6<br />
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  23. 23. “Oh sing to the Lord a new song, <br />for he has done marvelous things!<br />His right hand and his holy arm <br />have worked salvation for him.<br />(Psalm 98.1) <br />
  24. 24. More on Worship<br />“I am of the opinion that we should not be concerned about working for God until we have learned the meaning and delight of worshipping Him.”<br />A. W. Tozer<br />What happened to Worship, page 12<br />
  25. 25. More on Worship<br />The most likely definitions held by people:<br />related to expressions of praise or thanks to God (19%); <br />praying to God (17%) <br />Robert J. Morgan, Nelson&apos;s Complete Book of Stories, Illustrations, and Quotes, <br />electronic ed. (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000). 809.<br />
  26. 26. More on Worship<br />The most likely definitions held by people:<br />attending church services (17%); <br />having a personal relationship with God (12%); <br />Robert J. Morgan, Nelson&apos;s Complete Book of Stories, Illustrations, and Quotes, <br />electronic ed. (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000). 809.<br />
  27. 27. More on Worship<br />The most likely definitions held by people:<br />a particular attitude toward God (10%); <br />or a way of living that reflects one’s spiritual commitment (9%). (1994) <br />Robert J. Morgan, Nelson&apos;s Complete Book of Stories, Illustrations, and Quotes, <br />electronic ed. (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000). 809.<br />
  28. 28. What is Worship?<br />Hebrew word:<br /><ul><li>Shacah – to bow down in obedient reverence</li></ul>Greek Word:<br /><ul><li>Proskuneo – to bow down and kiss the hand of</li></li></ul><li>What is Worship?<br />Hebrew word:<br /><ul><li>Shacah – to bow down in obedient reverence</li></ul>Greek Word:<br /><ul><li>Proskuneo – to bow down and kiss the hand of</li></li></ul><li>“We should dedicate ourselves to becoming in this life the most perfect worshippers of God we can possibly be, as we hope to be through all eternity.”<br />Brother Lawrence<br />
  29. 29. “Worship: Who Do We Honor”<br />Lessons and Class Discussion + Extra Slides<br />September 13th, 2009<br />By Christopher Gallagher<br />www.preacherspen.org<br />Sources Cited<br />

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