The House of the Lord

The God who made the world and everything in it
is the Lord of heaven
and earth and does not live in temples made by human hands.
-Acts 17:24

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OTHERS refer to the church building as “the Lord’s House”?   I have, far more times than I can recall.  I have even done it myself.  There is only one problem.  It just isn’t true.

Nothing Less

“I will not offer to the LORD my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.”
-2 Samuel 24:24

WORSHIP IS THAT DIVINE AND HEAVENLY activity in which we take part, declaring the supreme worth of Almighty God, our Creator, Sustainer and Redeemer.   That praise should be both joyful and passionate.  Paul instructs us that everything we do is to be an act or expression of worship.

Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus,
 giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

-Colossians 3:17

When it comes to worship, there is a very valuable lesson we need to learn from Israel’s, King David.  Near the end of his life and reign David