The Tragedy of Sunday Morning Worship
Dr. Adrian Rogers
All right, turn with me tonight to Colossians chapter 3 and I want to begin reading for devotion tonight beginning in verse 16. It speaks of worship, and that’s what we’ve been doing tonight. “Let the Word of God dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in Psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord, and whatsoever ye do in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and be not bitter against them. Children, obey your parents in all things for this is well pleasing unto the Lord. Fathers, provoke not your children to anger lest they be discouraged. Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh, not with eye service as men pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God. And whatsoever you do, do it heartily as unto the Lord and not unto men, knowing that of the Lord, you shall receive the reward of the inheritance for ye serve the Lord Christ, but he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong that he hath done and there’s no respect of persons.”
I want to talk to you about the tragedy of Sunday morning religion and the problem with many Monday morning Christians. Now this passage of scripture that I’ve just read to you talks about praising the Lord and it talks about our communal, our common praise in verse 16. Where it says, “Let the word of God dwell in you richly and in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another, in Psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Now that’s what we have done and we have worshipped the Lord here on Sunday. But the real proof of our worship is not primarily here tonight on Sunday but it is tomorrow morning.
I want you to notice the bridge that ver ...
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