what is worship?

What is Worship?

  Romans 12:1-2 says, “I urge you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what …

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Did Jesus Say, “Blessed Are the Poor”? (Luke 6:20)

  In Matthew 5:3, Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Is that what Jesus said? Blessed are the poor? No, He said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.” But you probably hear it the other way more often than you hear it the right way. “Wwutt?! In Luke …

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Did Jesus Say “Blessed Are the Poor”? (Matthew 5:3)

  In Matthew 5:3, Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Is that what Jesus said? Blessed are the poor? No, He said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit,” but you probably hear it the other way more often than you hear it the right way. The poor in …

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Wife, Submit to Your Husband?

  Ephesians 5:22 says, “Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.” “Whoa! Time out!” the egalitarian interrupts. “The verse right before it says, ‘Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.’ And verse 25 says, “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church.” So a husband must submit, too! Well, …

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Does God Love You More Than He Loves His Commandments?

  From the man who brought you teaching like this: “For the Bible tells me so, and this is where our trouble began.” And teaching like this: “Thou shalt not obey the ten commandments because those aren’t your commandments.” Andy Stanley is back! And this time… is just like the other times. In a recent …

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What Does the Bible Say About Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality?

  Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality are two social justice philosophies often paired together and abbreviated CRT/I. Critical race theory divides people up into various racial groups and examines who has privilege and who doesn’t. It’s in bed with intersectionality, examining who experiences more discrimination at intersecting points in their identity. Here’s how it works: …

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What is the Seeker Sensitive Movement or a Seeker Driven Church?

  The seeker-sensitive or seeker-driven movement is an evangelism strategy following the idea that everyone is searching for something and what they are really seeking is God. So a church, in an effort to be “all things to all people” (1 Corinthians 9:22), will arrange their Sunday gathering to cater to the interests of seekers. …

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