Sermon Notes May 14, 2023

  Give Honor Where Honor is Due  

        “What’s Next”

  1. According to the Bible, we __________________for worship.
  2. Worship helps you…
  3. Order your _____________ around God. 
  4. Encounter and ________________ God.  Matthew 18:20, 

  “For where two or three gather in My name, there I am I with them.” 

  1. ___________________ to God.

Psalm 71:22-24, “I will praise You with the harp for Your faithfulness, my God; I will sing praise to You with the lyre, Holy One of Israel. My lips will shout for joy  when I sing praise to You—  I whom You have delivered. My tongue will tell of Your righteous acts all day long, for those who wanted to harm me have been put to shame and confusion.”                                                         Psalm 50:16-17, “But I will sing of Your strength, in the morning I will sing of Your love; for You are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. You are my strength, I sing praise to You; You, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.” 

  1. _________________________God. See Psalm 96.
  2. Receive spiritual encouragement and ___________________.

Hebrews 10:24-25, “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”                                           

  1. The primary purpose of worship is not what WE get out of it, but what we ____________________ to God through it.

How Should We Worship?

John 4:23-24, “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and His worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”

See Psalm 28-2; 88:9; Nehemiah 8:5-6 

  1. They are called sacraments because they convey something to you and for you of a _________________________.