The Heart of Worship

“Worship the Lord with gladness. Come before Him, singing with joy.” Psalm 100:2 (NLT) Do you worship with gladness? It’s not the style of worship that matters, but the heart of the worshiper. The psalmist said, “I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go to the house […]

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The Value of Church

Because of what religion has done, institutionalizing church, she has become more synonymous with boring, irrelevant, and outdated. The writer of Hebrews challenges Christ followers to realign their priorities and consider the value of church in their lives…

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The Song of a Faithful Servant

Perhaps the most tender of the Christmas Canticles is Simeon’s Song. Picture the scene. Mary and Joseph are presenting their newborn son, Jesus, at the Temple according to the Law. Luke tells us of a man in Jerusalem called Simeon. He wasn’t a Priest, Levite or Scribe. The only description we have is that he was righteous and devout.

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Worship with Joy!

In addition to the weekly Sabbath in the Old Testament, God established seven festivals for His people to celebrate and worship. These were intended to be celebrations and memorials ordained as feast days of supreme JOY and sublime REJOICING! So, when did we turn festivals into funerals?

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