A Purpose Driven Life Chapter 13 - Worship That Pleases God
2011 (40 years old)
- It must be authentic (worship in spirit and in truth)
- It must be accurate. He mentions a book by Gary Thomas called Sacred Pathways that talks about how people with different 'make-ups' worship God in different ways. (Naturalists, Traditionalists, Activists, Contemplates, Intellectuals, etc)
- It must be thoughtful. (..with all your mind..) Would you say "I praise you!" to someone? They would want to know details. For what?!? Use the names of God and/or fresh words like admire, respect, value, revere, appreciate, honor
- It must be practical (offer your bodies to God as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God - this is your spiritual act of worship) ...with all your strength... Passive worship is an oxymoron. It should take effort and energy.
2016 (45 years old)
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