The Heart of Worship

The apostle Paul wrote the following about worship in his letter to the Romans: “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship” (12:1 ESV). Contrary to some beliefs, the essence of worship is not the outward singing, praying, giving of offerings or lifting of hands that is done on Sundays in church. Jesus warned his disciples in The Sermon on the Mount against the dangers of acting holy, praying, fasting and giving only so that it may be seen […]

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