Daystar Church A Lifestyle of Worship

A Lifestyle of Worship

August 2, 2020

 

Matthew 22:35-37 NIV

35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested (Jesus) with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

 

Psalm 91:1 NIV

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.

 

  • God wants HABITATION, not VISITATION.

 

1. Worship is often tested.

 

Genesis 22:1 NIV

Some time later God tested Abraham.

 

Deuteronomy 8:2 NIV 

“Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.”

 

Job 23:10 NIV 

He knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.

 

2. Worship is always costly. 

 

3. Worship demands Obedience.

 

Genesis 22:11-14 ASV

11 And the angel of Jehovah called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am. 12 And he said, Lay not thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him. For now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me. 13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold, behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt-offering in the stead of his son. 14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah-jireh.

 

2 Chronicles 16:9 

David said, “For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His” 

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