A Worship Exercise

“Close your eyes for xisty seconds and picture worship.  Let the film roll for a minute.

OK, come back.

Did you do it?  What did you see?  What did you hear?  What did you do?  What did you feel?

I your answer to any of those questions was “nothing,” then you do not know worship…What is especially revealing is what [people] say when I ask, “What did you do?”  Often they will say they did nothing because they were observing.  That is interesting because worship is never an observation or a thin we watch someone else do…

…Worship is a response of the heart to who God is and His presence with us…Worship is encountering God, loving Him, and responding to Him in physical, verbal, and emotional ways.”

from Spending Time Alone With God by Richard LaFountain, pg. 49-50

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About Scott Roberts

pastor of Hope in Christ Church, Bellingham, WA
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