Friday, December 5th, 2014. Today's cherished nugget from guest blogger, Pastor Bill.
do not always think of repentance as worship, but it can be much easier to sing
a rousing hymn than to turn away from our favorite sin. A sinful act involves
worship of the wrong kind, submitting ourselves at that moment to serve the
appetites of our pride or lust, and so repentance is literally a transfer of
our worship back to the One who rightfully owns it. . . . . Worship has been
misunderstood as something that arises from a feeling which 'comes upon you,'
but it is vital that we understand that it is rooted in a conscious act of the
will, to serve and obey the Lord Jesus Christ. The feelings, the joy of having
been forgiven, follow on as a consequence of our reunion with him" (Graham
we return to the right relationship with our Creator by following these words
of 1 John 1:9: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us
our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
thank You for letting us directly worship You.
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