Over the years I have sought to teach people both why we worship and how to worship. Worship has often been misunderstood as the musical prelude to the sermon, rather than the means by which we, as the people of God, invite the dominion of His Kingdom to be established on earth.
Worship is essential to God’s plan of redemption and provides a strategic avenue for God’s entry into our world. An illustration of this is found in the Lord’s Prayer, which begins with worship: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.” Then, it extends the invitation “…Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:9, 10).
When we pray the way Jesus taught His disciples, we reach first with worship into the invisible realm, and then on the grounds of our worship, we welcome the entry of His divine authority, rulership, and power into this world.
Our worship invites His glorious life, purpose, and power to be realized not only in our lives, but also in our world…Click to Read More...
How do you walk and live in the Spirit? How do you know the leading of the Holy Spirit? To help you answer these questions, Pastor Jack wants to share some truths with you.