Sermon Notes October 15, 2023

It’s Awe-some

“Church By Definition” 

See Psalm 96 

  1. The word “worship” comes from an old anglo-saxon word that meant — to give __________________ to someone or something.

Acts 2:42-47, “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.” 

  1. What worship does to life…
  2. Worship orders your life _________________________.     
  3. Worship helps you encounter and__________________ 


Matthew 18:20, [Jesus said] ”For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” 

  1. Worship helps you ________________________ to God.
  2. Worship is what God ___________________________.
  3. When you become a worshiper, you become _____________.

See Acts 16:16-34 

  1. How do you become a “worshiper”?
  2. Be __________________________________________.

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. In ____________________.

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.”