The Essence Of Worship-2

February 18, 2014

Worship: What is it? Worship comes from the English word (worth-ship) it is recognition of and a response to the worth of God in our lives. In other words, anyone in your life that you value or find worthy, you usually do something to demonstrate their worth in your life. Hence, because a Christian values their relationship with God they typically demonstrate that through a consistent prayer life, through obedience to God’s word, and a consistent study of God’s word. In fact, they don’t simply make time for God; they plan their day around their time with God. I liken the worship of God to a husband and wife that’s in love with each other; because when you love your spouse you demonstrate that in various ways, from a night out on the town, or a bouquet of flowers or even something as simple as a phone call to say “I love you”…it is a form of worship and every husband or wife must eventually worship at the altar of their spouse if they plan to have a marriage that is worthy of the glory of God… because at the end of the day our marriage is a reflection of Christ’s relationship with the Church. Thus, when a husband loves his wife as Christ has loved the Church and a wife submits herself to her own husband as unto the Lord, it is a form of worship unto God and you invite a power into your marriage that you would not have otherwise.

God Bless You

Pastor Versal Mason

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The Essence Of Worship-1

February 10, 2014

The Lord is looking for true worshippers, he even said as much in (St. John 4:23), and anything God is actively seeking from humanity that is exactly what we want to give him because anything else won’t do. Most Christian’s associate worship with their Sunday morning services but it’s so much more than that. Worship is a lifestyle choice; it’s a complete change as to what we have been used to; it’s a twenty-four hour, seven days a week type lifestyle; it’s a heart change.  And the truth is that if you aren’t willing to make that commitment, then you aren’t willing to come to God’s heaven because that’s what he’s looking for. He is looking for those who are prepared to live a worshipful life. My personal definition of a worshipful life is a constant awareness of God being in my midst and because I am aware of that, sin becomes harder for me to commit. In fact, I am losing my appetite for sin. If I am operating in a worshipful life, unforgiveness, bitterness and hatred is harder to hold onto. If I am operating in worshipful life, the enemy isn’t going to continue to entice me with the same sin. The challenge is to live in that place of worship though.

God Bless You

Pastor Versal Mason