How to Worship God- John 4:24
Carl Barth, “Christian worship is the most momentous, the most urgent, the most urgent action that can take place in the human life.”
Man is commanded to worship God.
What is worship?
-To exhibit devotion to God, to submit to God, to pledge allegiance to God.
-Authentic worship is absolute devotion to God where He is first in every aspect of our life.
Who can worship?
-Those, through faith, who have a relationship with Jesus Christ
Where can someone worship?
-Anywhere and everywhere… genuine and authentic worship is not limited to a specific place or a specific set of guidelines.
How do we worship?
– What does it mean to worship in truth?
-The worship that honors and pleases God can only take place in and through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ because He is truth
-What does it mean to worship in spirit?
-True worship occurs when the spirit of redeemed man meets with God and praises God for all of His attributes and character.
Authentic worship can be expressed in several ways:
-Prayer: 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18
-Praise: Colossians 3:16
-Bible Study/ Teaching: 2 Timothy 4:2
-Serving: Ephesians 6:7
-Monetary Giving: 1 Corinthians 16:2
-Missions and Evangelism: 1 Timothy 2:3-4, Matthew 28:19-20