June 2021 | True Worship

June 2021

God's Work Made Manifest in Us

June 2021

   John records the story of the healing of a blind man by Jesus in Chapter 9:1-7 and then details in the following thirty-one verses the reactions of four groups of people and the story culminates in the blind person recognizing Jesus as the Son of God and “worshipped Him” (v.38).&nbs...Read More

Joyful Noise Unto Him with Psalms

June 2021

The Westminister Shorter Catechism, an important product of the Assembly, asks and answers one hundred four essential questions which form the basic tenets of the Christian faith.Profoundly the first question asked is "What is the chief end of man?" We might rephrase it, "What is the purpose of man?...Read More

If Jesus Had a Cellphone..!

June 2021

And in my mind’s eye, I picture scores of angels, running to Jesus with cellphones in their hands, “Lord!” says an old angel, impatience clearly in his voice, “Shall I tell her you’re busy, talking to a million and more?”“Who’s it?” asks the Lord, even as He continues conversing to...Read More

Old Testament Psalms and New Testament Worship

June 2021

The Bible does not give a formal definition of ‘worship’. Worship is an act of religious devotion usually directed towards a deity. The word ‘worship’ is derived from the old Anglo-Saxon English word worthcipe – meaning worthiness or worth-ship – to give worth to something. The Engl...Read More

Origin and Composition of Psalms in the Bible

June 2021

The book of Psalms is perhaps a contribution over hundreds of years. How exactly they did this is unclear, although there are indications in some of them. Jewish tradition traces its origin even back to Adam. David, however, has received the title of patron of Hebrew poetry, because of David’s mus...Read More

Worship in Spirit and Truth

June 2021

Worship is a genuine need for all human beings.  Usually some entity that demands their fear or adoration becomes the object of their worship. Some people have a place in their home which is designated a worship room or they go to a ‘holy place’ where like-minded people assemble to worship ...Read More

History of Worship and Music in the Old Testament

June 2021

The Beginnings of Worship, Music and Singing in Israelite HistorySacrifices were an integral part of the worship of God from the time of Cain and Abel. We see Abraham and others who continued that part of worship to God. Instrumental music in the Bible starts off with Jubal in Gen. 4:21 who is descr...Read More