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God on the Golf Course

  “I can worship God better on the golf course than I do in church.”     Golf course, woods, river, shore–I’ve heard them all. I’ve never said “golf course” myself. The other places . . . maybe. Who picked … Continue reading

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Eternal Change

Worship isn’t about our level of comfort. Worship is about God. We tend to think that “our way” is the way God likes best. But whenever the focus of my worship drifts to me instead of God, it ceases to … Continue reading

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True Worship

  John 4:24 (NIV) God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.     I can sing, “Praise God from whom all blessings flow,” or “I love you, Lord.” But if my mind is … Continue reading

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Whole Day of Discipline

  Exodus 20:8 (NIV) Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.      Hmmm. Not just the one-hour worship service. The whole day, a holy day.

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My Undisciplined Worship

    Me during the worship service:     Thank you, Lord, for my many blessings. Gee, my shoes need to be polished. Forgive my trespasses. I’m cold. Should have worn my sweater. We need to buy milk on the … Continue reading

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God & Me – Worship & Discipline

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The Discipline of Worship

    I can’t say it better than William Temple:     “To worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Worship

    Is there a place for discipline in worship?   It’s all about staying awake That’s how legalism gets started It keeps the mind from wandering The undisciplined mind lacks focus. Thoughts flit about willy-nilly. Worship focuses God. It … Continue reading

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Resolute Worship

    Resolved: to obey the 1st Commandment (the Message Bible phrases it so well):   Exodus 20:3 No other gods, only me.  God isn’t just #1, he is the only One.

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Resolution: Worship

  For once, I’m ahead of the deadline. I started my New Year’s spiritual resolution. I’d finished a 40-day study on prayer (I can’t lie; it took me 53 days).   Me: What’s next, Lord? Consistency, maybe? God: Worship. And … Continue reading

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