Nov 9, 1997
I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed me these things. But he said to me, “Do not…
The Inner Essence of Worship
Nov 16, 1997
The inner essence of worship is experiencing Christ as absolute gain. It is savoring him, treasuring him, and being ultimately satisfied in him.
Why God Cannot Be Served But Loves to Serve
Nov 23, 1997
Paul Hated Christianity One of the most exciting parts of the Bible is the Book of Acts It was written by a physician named Luke, who traveled with the apostle Paul on his early missionary journeys and kept a record…
All of Life as Worship
Nov 30, 1997
We worship God when we seek to express and increase our satisfaction in all that he is for us in Jesus Christ.
The Lord's Supper as Worship
Dec 7, 1997
But in giving this instruction, I do not praise you because you come together not for the better but for the worse. 18 For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that divisions exist…
Magnifying God with Money
Dec 14, 1997
God calls his people to honor him with their bank accounts by simplifying and serving.
We Have Come to Worship Him
Dec 21, 1997
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem saying, 2 "Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His…
Singing and Making Melody to the Lord
Dec 28, 1997
So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns…
Every Race to Reign and Worship
Racial Harmony Sunday
Jan 18, 1998
By gathering his redeemed from all the races of the earth, God undercuts ethnocentric pride and throws us back on free grace.
Where Does Child Killing Come From?
Sanctity of Life Sunday
Jan 25, 1998
What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members? 2 You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. You are envious and cannot obtain; so…
A Word Common to Many Languages
Feb 1, 1998
God's beauty is magnified when it is echoed in prayer and preaching with agreements like "Amen!"
The Place of Preaching in Worship
Feb 8, 1998
Why is the proclamation of the Word so prominent in corporate worship?
Take Care How You Listen! Part 1
For Whoever Has, to Him More Shall be Given
Feb 15, 1998
There are four ways to hear a sermon, but only one of them leads to life.