Reverence

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 89:1-16   I.         Hebrews 12:28-29 – Offer service to God with reverence and godly fear             A.        Reverence means                         1.         “A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love; veneration.”                         2.         The word literally means “with downcast eyes” or bashfulness.             B.        Psalms 2:11 – Serve God with fear, rejoice with trembling             C.        Psalms 89:5-15 -…

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Come as You Are

by Dan Gatlin A popular notion of our generation is “attend the church of your choice.”  Sectarian bodies, promoting this concept, have tried to make themselves as attractive as possible to the general population in order to increase their membership.  There are some churches that focus on a particular group of people, i.e. there are…

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Worshiping in Song

Text: Colossians 3:16-17   I.         In many congregations, singing is not consider a very important aspect of worship.             A.        Think about it; when the Lord’s Supper is being served or a prayer is being given, few people would think about leaving the assembly to visit the restrooms, but it commonly happens during the singing.             B.        If a prayer…

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