'worship' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'worship' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

Wrong Worship

There is a kind of worship that is sensual, ungodly and corrupt. This kind of worship is wrong. What makes it wrong is that it is not done in accordance to God’s way. Wrong worship comes to God on the basis and by means of man’s ways and not God’s. Scripture is filled with examples of wrong worship. I have only selected a few examples that illustrate the corrupt practice…

The Necessary Components of Genuine Worship

What is needed for worship? It is common for people to think that the necessary components of worship are lighting, a band, instruments, and perhaps a good voice etc., but does that create spiritual worship? Paul declared to his readers, “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God,…

The Garden of Eden, and our Sunday Worship

Jody Killingsworth, over at Warhorn, has penned a discussion-inducing piece on the connection between formal worship and the creation order. He points to an idea of theologian James B. Jordan, who suggests that the Garden of Eden may have been not merely the name of  Adam’s dwelling place ( or synonymous with the entire creation). Instead, the Garden was a temple.…

Erotic Church Music

As the person in charge of music ministry at Hills Bible Church, who, on occasion and entirely unsurprisingly, finds himself in the midst of minor controversy over corporate worship music, this quote doth sooth my soul. “The influence of the erotic spirit is felt almost everywhere in evangelical circles. Much of the singing in certain types of meetings has in it…

Farewell, Pastor Martin

Today is Pastor Martin Pakula’s final Sunday service as Interim Pastor of Hills Bible Church. Martin has been with us since June 2011, and has served the congregation at Hills faithfully week in and week out. It is a sad day, as we have grown in fellowship and friendship with Martin and Jennie. Martin’s clear and accurate expositional preaching has been provoking,…