• Worship in the Heavenlies Article by Paul Hahn

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2004

    What happens in worship? You might say: “We work our way through a familiar liturgy.” “We respond to the pastor’s invitation.” “We wait for a fresh experience with the Holy Spirit.” “We see how sinful we are.” “We struggle to follow another long sermon.” Each of these answers unveils something of the true nature of what mysteriously takes place when the church gathers for worship: God communicates to us through Gospel word and sacrament, calling forth responses from us; we thirst in worship for fresh drinks from the fountain of living water; like returning prodigals, we confess our sins as … View Resource