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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

Worship

Worship the Lord Alone – Luke 4:6-8

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Don't fall prey to the appeal to worship the things of this world, even the good things. Worship the Lord and serve him alone.

What is true worship?

The Mark of True Worship – Romans 12:1

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Does your experience on Sunday morning satisfy your need to worship? Or is there more to it? Paul tells us that true worship is the sacrifice of self.

heavenly worship

Heavenly Worship – Revelation 4:8-11

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Heaven is a place of continuous worship and praise for our creator. We will join that heavenly chorus someday, so why not start now?

seeking God's direction

Seeking God’s Direction – Acts 13:2

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How do you seek God's specific direction for your life or church? Try worshipping, fasting and prayer. It worked for Antioch.

worship in spirit

Worship in Spirit and in Truth – John 4:23-24

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The worship that God wants from us is not just an outward expression. Real worship happens when I bow down before him in adoration.

God's commands verses human tradition

God’s Commands Verses Human Tradition – Mark 7:6-8

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It is easy to allow our human traditions to become a substitute for authentic worship. We should be careful to worship with God all our heart.

On This Rock I Will Build My Church – Matthew 16:15-18

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Jesus said that on this rock I will build my church. What is this church that Jesus will build on the rock. And what is the purpose of that church?

church ordinances

Church Ordinances

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Jesus left his church with two ordinances, baptism and the Lord's Supper. As we participate in these, we can remember what he has done for us

Emmanuel, God with us

Immanuel: God With Us – Matthew 1:23

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More than a baby born into humble circumstances, Jesus was Immanuel, God with us. Don't just celebrate his birth. Worship him as God.