Wasted Religious Activity

Wasted Religious Activity I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go into the house of the Lord.” –Psalm 122:1 There is probably not another field of human activity where there is so much waste as in the field of religion…. In the average church we hear the same prayers repeated each Sunday…

Wonder and Awesome Fear

Wonder and Awesome Fear So I said, “Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.” —Isaiah 6:5 I have said it before and I will…

We See God Too Small

We See God Too Small Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.—Psalm 34:3 Worship rises or falls in any church altogether depending upon the attitude we take toward God, whether we see God big or whether we see Him little. Most of us see God too small; our God…

Worship With a Stench

Worship With a Stench Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before My eyes. Cease to do evil.—Isaiah 1:16 Let us suppose we are back in the old days of the high priest, who took incense into the sanctum and went behind the veil and offered it there. And…