Sermons on Worship

Worship That God Despises

“The more I study the unfolding history of worship in the Bible, the more I am forced to conclude that many times, when we’re enjoying worship, God is barely enduring it. Man’s glory has replaced God’s glory as the heart of worship. Man’s pleasure has taken precedent over God’s pleasure as the goal of worship. […]

Letting God Re-capture Your Heart

For weeks, we have been asking the question, “What kind of worship is God seeking?”, and we are starting to see what qualities should mark worship that pleases our God. But what about when our hearts have wandered away to other loves and other worship? Where does that lead us? And how does God bring […]

Worship That Defines Our Story

We are going to spend several weeks unfolding and marveling around an amazing concept: That God is desiring and seeking our worship. He doesn’t need it; He is not lacking without it. But He does seek it and invite it…because He wants us to enter into the beauty and amazement and blessing of who He […]

Called Back To Worship

The spiritual attacks that we endure are because the enemy wants to keep us from where God wants to be – leaving behind false worship and experiencing the beauty and the reality of lives that are given over to the true worship God has for us. Ezra 4:24-5:2; Haggai 1:1-15

Worship Under Attack

When God begins to move in His people to revive them and restore them to Himself, the first one stirred up is our enemy – who is defeated, but still dangerous.  If we are seeking the restoring power of the Lord’s grace at this church, what opposition can we expect, and how can we overcome […]

Worship Together

As God saves us as individuals, He is making us part of worshipping community.  That can be so beautiful, and so scary.  What does it look like for us to find more and more of our story and our reality caught up in being a worshipping church together?