Building Blocks of Worship
A look at some standard portions of a worship service to understand their biblical basis, what they mean, and why we use them in worship.
2 Timothy 3:15-16 — God’s Word is worthy of study and obedience as God’s inspired revelation and love-letter to us.
Matthew 3:13-17 — In baptism we are identified as Christ’s own, secured in the faithfulness of God’s covenant promises through Christ.
Ephesians 1:15-19 — Jesus and Paul modeled intercessory prayer that we might incorporate into our prayer life.
Isaiah 12, Ephesians 5 — We sing praise to God for who He is and for what He has done because we have the Holy Spirit working in us.
1 John 1:1-10 — We have all sinned (and must recognize that), but God’s love and grace are greater than our sin!
Numbers 6; Psalm 67 — We experience blessing when we hear and obey God’s Word and will.
John 4:7-42 — Jesus invites us – warts and all – into authentic worship with God.
Luke 22; 1 Corinthians 11 — The Lord’s Supper offers believers an invitation, experience, and celebration of God’s grace through Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:4-6 — Jason Hinton preaches on believers being the “living Temple” promised by God.
Ephesians 2:14-18; 4:1-3 — We know and share the peace of Christ, reconciling us to God and to one another.