Seriousness in Worship

from May 17, 2016 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

Here’s an excerpt from Seriousness in Worship, Jason Helopolous’ contribution to the May issue of Tabletalk:

We often speak of worship in terms of giving and receiving. We receive mercy, grace, kindness, peace, love, truth, and joy from God in corporate worship. And though this is true, receiving is not the essence of worship. We also give to God in worship. We give Him adoration, praise, confession, love, and service. And though this is true, neither is giving the essence of worship. Corporate worship, rather than primarily consisting of receiving or giving, is about being. Above all else, worship is an encounter with the living, true, holy, sovereign, triune God of the universe.

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