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How Not to Worship…

“To worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty of God, to open the heart to the love of God, to devote the will to the purpose of God.”

William Temple

Here is an incredible contrast to this great quote:

Really?? the Hokey Pokey?
“In the Sunday worship service we rehearse the use of body, of emotions, of intellect and will in order that our bodies may truly be the temple of God, that our spirit may be moved by His Spirit, that our minds may be as the mind of Christ, and that our wills may be one with God’s.  The worship service is a rehearsal for life.  It outlines the dialogue which goes on constantly between God and believers.  In the worship service we give Him our praise and adoration.  We give Him our offerings of money and also of our service in ministry.”

Donald P. Hustad

Don’t watch this unless you want to be horrified:

7 Responses

  1. People are sheep. Leaders have greater responsibility and accountability as shepherds. My initial response to the Hokey Pokey was laughter, and then a great sadness. My response to the Dollar video is disgust, anger and then pity. NCC is fortunate indeed to have the leaders it does.

  2. Money hungry. Its always interesting to hear pastors make sermons on tithing, basically low key asking for money.

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