True WorshipMay 30, 2021
True Worship – John 4:20-26
We do not get to decide how God is to be
The has no right to the creator
The creature has to tell the Creator how the creator is to be worshiped by the creature.
Freedom becomes an to care for our own interests at the expense of others
In the Old Testament, things were set up one could not the one true God unless they were a .
Philippians 3 — True believers “Glory in Christ Jesus”, “Put not in the flesh”, and Worship the Spirit of God.”
Worship is never disconnected from
John 4:23: MUST worship him in spirit and truth
What does God require in Worship?
We worship what is true of God — what he has about Himself
What we about God is of the greatest importance
When the church’s understanding of God, in any way loses , not only does worship suffer, but moral standards .
wrong thinking about God is
If God is seen as our “buddy then and are usually missing
Worshiping God in Truth cannot be from the Word of God
In the Spirit
The idea here has to do with the of our being
Outward may or may not be worship
CS Lewis: The Best church service is the one we least notice
Acts 16 — the of worship
The central reality in worship is that we are seeking God but that He is us (John 4:23).
Worship is Centered around the person and work of Jesus Christ