• Bless the Lord

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  • Adoring Our Lord and Maker

    Psalm 34:3

    Adoration is a vital part of prayer, but it is one part of prayer that is easy to forget. We can quickly become so focused on listing our concerns that we neglect the more necessary task of worshiping our Maker. ...Read More

  • Sabbath Consciousness

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  • Processed Religion

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  • The Eternal Weight of Glory

    2 Corinthians 4:17

    How much worth do you ascribe to the Lord? We are apt to spend a great deal of time thinking about and working for that which we value highly, so the amount of time we dedicate to thinking about God’s ...Read More

  • The Arts and the Worship Space

    2 Chronicles 5:1

    Some professing Christians neglect public worship, saying that they can worship God anywhere, even while sitting on the beach. While it is true that God can be worshiped anywhere, we are not to neglect the corporate worship of God’s people. ...Read More

  • Music and Theology

    Psalm 101:1

    The biblical psalms model the kind of complexity that good sacred music has to offer. Psalm 101, for example, is an extended meditation on the love and justice of God as well as His wrath and our responsibility before the ...Read More

  • The Power of Music

    1 Samuel 16:14–23

    Scripture prescribes no particular kind of music, so the choices of music we use in worship and even for leisure must be guided by Christian wisdom. Is the music true, good, and beautiful? Does it present what is noble, pure, ...Read More

  • Fasting in Worship

    Joel 2:12

    Although there can be occasions on which corporate fasting is appropriate, fasting is primarily a personal discipline. When we fast, we are driven to more urgent prayer and to remember our creaturely dependence. If you have not fasted before, consider ...Read More

  • Oaths and Vows in Worship

    Nehemiah 10:28–29

    Worship in the Reformed tradition has often been seen as a service of covenant renewal, and in Scripture vows are taken when the covenant is renewed (see Josh. 24). Our worship itself can be seen as a vow to serve ...Read More

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