Do we look at worship as another event on our crammed calendar? If we can fit church in we attend, smile, nod our heads, complement the pastor and musicians. We don’t look at worship as an act of obedience. But worship that changes us, draws us into relationship with Jesus, lingers beyond Sunday. This kind of intimacy gets into the hidden places of our soul and illuminates our pain, our sin and our need for a savior. The purest form of worship draws us deeper in to God’s truth and reveals who he is. Like Moses, we leave the presence of God and radiate his glory. Worship isn’t meant to be an extra, it is our chance to fall in love with the God of the universe.
Create in me a pure heart, O God,
and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
Do not cast me from your presence
or take your Holy Spirit from me.
Restore to me the joy of your salvation
and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
This psalm, for me, defines what worship is all about. It is through the process of “creating” that He inspires me to worship, drawing me closer to Him. My love for God compels me to create (sing, write music, poetry, take photographs) and as I worship, He is at work within me- renewing me, purifying my heart, and filling me with joy!
Worship is how I connect to Him. I pour out my heart to Him and seek to know Him more. Worship is loving God, and allowing His love to flow through me in my everyday life. I…
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