Worship is the churches opportunity to proclaim to the Lord how we love Him and praise Him for who He is and what He has done as well as what He is going to do. A great example of this in scripture is Revelation 4:8-11.
The four living creatures, each having six wings,
Were full of eyes around and within.
And they do not rest day or night, saying:
Holy, holy, holy,
Lord God Almighty,
Who was and is and is to come!
Whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to Him who sits on the throne, who lives forever and ever,
The twenty-four elders fall down before Him who sits on the throne and worship Him who lives forever and ever,
And cast their crowns before the throne, saying:
You are worthy, O Lord,
To receive glory and honor and power;
For You created all things,
And by Your will they exist and were created.
Heaven demonstrates to us what worship is supposed to look like. It’s is our goal here at Jackson First Baptist to follow this example of worship. A guest in our services will quickly recognize that worship is not just about the music, but that every portion of our services are worship from the fellowship to the opportunity for every worshiper to respond to God’s invitation to be led.
As leaders, knowing that the Holy Spirit is at work in the hearts of the church, much of what we do is to limit distractions.
How do we as a church do that?