As we have seen in preceding studies, there is much talk in today’s church of “the worship experience.” There is nothing necessarily wrong with experience; indeed, believers ought to experience God as they worship. But we rarely hear as much of the worship service as
Thus far in our consideration of biblical worship, we have managed to nail down a workable definition of worship: worship is the reverent, rational response to the revelation of God. We have seen, too, something of God’s design of worship, as well as some of
The reformation of the Church is one of my great passions, and there are several areas in which I believe reformation to be absolutely essential. It is, for instance, necessary that the Church of today reform in her understanding of the doctrine of salvation (soteriology).
“Christians believe,” wrote John Stott, “that true worship is the highest and noblest activity of which man, by the grace of God, is capable.” This is the kind of life to which believers are called. And yet we often fall short of this privilege. Another