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The Call to Worship - Part 1 (1 of 2)
Series: The Call to Worship
Psalm 111:1-2, 5-6
As we study scriptures week after week, privately and corporately, I think we would have to agree that God delights in being worshipped.
There are a plethora of things that God is pleased with and delights in. I truly believe that worship toward Him from creatures below is like a maestro directing a perfect symphony, and the maestro hears all of the instruments are harmoniously being played to make the perfect music.
Worship to God is perhaps like an artist who has just painted or purchased a masterpiece that displays the artistic virtue of a Picasso or a Rockwell and all of the beauty and images that it emits meets artistic expectations.
God seems to get a Godly joy and affirmation when He is worshipped. According to scriptures, worship seems to make God happy.
It pleases God when He is worshipped, in and with the right spirit.
There is an interesting scenario that took place in the life of Christ. As He is entering the city of Jerusalem just days before the Crucifixion, and as He is riding in on that Donkey, they began to worship Jesus.
Those Palms and that Song Hosanna was a form of worshipping Christ. In Luke 19:37, it begins by saying the disciples begin to praise Him for the miracles He had done, the Pharisees said to Jesus, make them hush, rebuke them.
Jesus replied, 'if they do not do it, I will have the rocks to cry out.
That statement seems to suggest that Christ appreciated that kind of praise and worship.
It's almost as if worship is ''breath'' to God, even though we believe that God is self-existent, it almost seems that God lives on worship, and that worship gives God more Godliness.
If you take that analogy and just process that in the spiritual, that worship is breath to God (life to God), then the question may very well be raised, ''are we suffocating God? Are we taking God's breath away? Is God lacking breath because of the ...
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