Life in the Spirit 04

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Teaching by Pastor Nick Uva, Harvest Time Church, Greenwich CT.

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Life in the Spirit 04

  1. 1. Life In The Spirit! Week 4
  2. 2. What we experience… <ul><li>1. Friendship with Him </li></ul><ul><li>2. His ability to change you </li></ul><ul><li>3. His ability to empower you </li></ul>
  3. 3. Maximize this class <ul><li>htchurch.com/lifeinthespirit </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Bible readings </li></ul><ul><li>Keep flying </li></ul><ul><li>F – L - Y </li></ul>
  4. 4. Last week… <ul><li>God wants fellowship with you </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a heart to seek His </li></ul><ul><li>Invite God to speak to us </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with Him as a friend </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to recognize His Voice better </li></ul>
  5. 5. Encountering God in Worship <ul><li>Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, </li></ul><ul><li>and into his courts with praise: be </li></ul><ul><li>thankful unto him, and bless his name. </li></ul><ul><li>For the LORD is good; his mercy is </li></ul><ul><li>everlasting; and his truth </li></ul><ul><li>endureth to all generations. </li></ul><ul><li>(Psalm 100:4-5) </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. What is worship? <ul><li>Proclaiming the greatness of God </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledging the unique right and power of God </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrating our allegiance and obedience to God </li></ul><ul><li>Offering ourselves to God for his purposes </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. Why should I worship? <ul><li>Because of His gracious invitation </li></ul><ul><li>Because he deserves it </li></ul><ul><li>Because of his Work in our lives </li></ul><ul><li>Because the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>leads us to worship! </li></ul>
  8. 8. 3. How should we worship? <ul><li>Let your goal be to pursue </li></ul><ul><li>a lifestyle of worship </li></ul><ul><li>Approach the Lord in worship </li></ul><ul><li>in the pattern of His Temple </li></ul>
  9. 9. Entering His Gates… <ul><li>Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><li>Praise </li></ul><ul><li>Worship </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. How should we worship? <ul><li>Let your goal be to pursue </li></ul><ul><li>a lifestyle of worship </li></ul><ul><li>Approach the Lord in worship </li></ul><ul><li>in the pattern of His Temple </li></ul><ul><li>C. Use the Scriptural expressions </li></ul><ul><li>of worship </li></ul>
  11. 11. Expressions of worship <ul><li>Vocal </li></ul><ul><li>Postures of worship </li></ul><ul><li>Expressions of worship </li></ul><ul><li>Music and singing – </li></ul><ul><li>Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3. How should we worship? <ul><li>Let your goal be to pursue </li></ul><ul><li>a lifestyle of worship </li></ul><ul><li>Approach the Lord in worship </li></ul><ul><li>in the pattern of His Temple </li></ul><ul><li>C. Use the Scriptural expressions </li></ul><ul><li>of worship </li></ul><ul><li>D. Become a deliberate worshipper </li></ul>
  13. 13. Worship on Purpose <ul><li>Begin and end with worship </li></ul><ul><li>Get alone with God during the day </li></ul><ul><li>3. Learn to worship spontaneously </li></ul><ul><li>4. In the language of the Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>5. Praise without ceasing </li></ul><ul><li>6. Study it in the Word </li></ul>
  14. 14. 4. What happens in worship? <ul><li>He breaks self-consciousness </li></ul><ul><li>He transforms our character </li></ul><ul><li>He propels us into the place of fresh strength and fresh vision </li></ul>

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