Worship Is A Word Of God

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Worship is a word that Christians use every day, sometimes multiple times a day. What is worship? The dictionary defines worship as “the feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity.” Some synonyms include reverence, adoration, and exaltation. This definition is decent, but I believe there is so much more to worshipping the one true God. The word “worship” is derived from an old English word “weorþscipe,” which means worship, worthiness, or worth-ship. Essentially, it is to give worth to something. True worship depends on a right mental grasp of who God really is. Of course we cannot entirely comprehend God, but we can understand that He is true. Worship also depends on a right heart grasp of God’s supreme value. Since…show more content…
Moses rejoices to God in song. We do not worship today because we have to, but because we should want to. Just as God delivered the Israelites from harm, He also delivers us from harm every day, and He gives us salvation. This should give us joy, thankfulness, and willingness to praise God – not because of anything that we did, but because of what He did for us. We see this command clearly in Psalm 98:1 which says, “Oh sing to the Lord a new song, for He has done marvelous things! His right hand and His holy arm have worked salvation for him.”
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Singing in church can be very enjoyable. The music portion of a worship service is many people’s favorite part. It is easy to think about how the music should sound and what the most popular worship songs are. However, thinking like this makes worship about the people. Psalm 96 says, “Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth!” This verse specifically says to sing to the Lord. Psalm 100 also uses similar language, “Know that the Lord, He is God! It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His
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