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Psalm 111 – praising God in the congregation

Praise the LORD!

I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation.

Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. Full of splendor and majesty is his work, and his righteousness endures […]

This One Thing

David had his priorities straight. He knew where to be and what to do. He understood the need for corporate, public worship of the LORD.

I have asked one thing from the LORD; it is what I desire: to dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, gazing on […]

Sunday mornings

I was reading this morning from “The Valley of Vision” and found this prayer about our Sunday time with God.

O Lord, We commune with You every day, but week days are worldly days, and secular concerns reduce heavenly impressions. We bless You therefore for the day sacred to our souls when we […]

Liturgy, Scripture and preaching

Here are two blogs by Zac Hicks discussing a more liturgical worship setting, and whether it means less emphasis on preaching and yet a greater emphasis on Scripture. I agree with him that there has to be room for all three. A formal liturgy, along with a significant focus on Scripture does not have to […]

Where’s the beef?

A great commercial for Wendy’s years ago (1984) used this phrase “Where’s the beef?” to bring to light the diminishing patty in some fast food hamburgers. Bob Kauflin, in his blog Worship Matters, asks a similar question about our worship patterns. He is much more articulate than Clara Heller was in her three words, but […]

Thoughts on worship

Here is a great post by Matthew Smith on his use of contemporary settings of hymns in worship.

“The lyrics I was singing were not about my desires and how much I wanted to worship God, they were about Jesus and His desires, and they gave specific and beautiful reasons why He was worthy of […]

On Worship

Here’s a thought-provoking blog entry by Zac Hicks on worship. He’s actually giving thoughts on another person’s article, who was giving thoughts on Mark Driscoll’s book, The Radical Reformission (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004), but this entry is still worth reading.

I haven’t read Driscoll’s book, but based on this brief review, it may be worth […]