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Worship is a response to the revelation of God. This revelation may be something only you see, something that is revealed only to you in a certain moment, but it inspires a desire to honor and praise God. If God clearly provides you with a job, you can honor Him by valuing the job and working with all your might. When God provides for you financially, you can honor Him by spending your money as He directs you. You can praise God in song, but worship is much more than singing. It is an expression that naturally comes from the realization of God’s glory and can be manifest in every aspect of your life.
Worship is an expression that naturally comes from the realization of God’s glory and can be manifest in every aspect of your life.
Worship responds to God according to who He is and how we experience who He is. It is not determined by how we feel in a given moment or how we may experience doubt in a crisis. It is based on the facts of who God is.
The Book of Isaiah was written by the prophet Isaiah. A prophet was a mouthpiece of God whose job it was to pronounce whatever God told him to communicate to His people, to help them obey and trust Him more. In chapter 6, Isaiah has a vision of God and responds in worship. His life becomes one of reverence and service, lived out to honor God for who He is. He writes in Isaiah 6:1-8:
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above it stood seraphim; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one cried to another and said:
“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;?The whole earth is full of His glory!”
And the posts of the door were shaken by the voice of him who cried out, and the house?was filled with smoke.
So I said:
“Woe is me, for I am undone!?Bec ...
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