The Purpose of Worship – Part 4

The Purpose of Worship – Part 4

Site The woman at the well was curious about the location where God’s people were to worship: John 4:20 “Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you Jews say that in Jerusalem is the place where one ought to worship.” Jesus’ response shows that...
The Purpose of Worship – Part 3

The Purpose of Worship – Part 3

Sincerity Fruitful worship is sincere. Jesus explained that true worship requires spirit and truth, not spirit or truth.  John 4:22-23 “You worship what you do not know; we know what we worship, for salvation is of the Jews. But the hour is coming, and now is,...
The Purpose of Worship – Part 2

The Purpose of Worship – Part 2

Seeking Jesus meets the Samaritan woman at the site of Jacob’s well in her village. As Jesus asks her for a drink she is surprised that a Jew would ask for a drink from her since she is a Samaritan and a woman. Typically, the Jews avoided the whole area of Samaria,...
The Purpose of Worship

The Purpose of Worship

What is fruitful worship, and why should we worship? Fruitful worship is a life transformed by an intimate relationship with God. Worship is demonstrated in song, prayer, lifestyle, by individuals and an assembly, spontaneously and prearranged. Worship is the stirring...