Incredible post. Please read it and it will bless you.
One of my favorite definitions of worship comes from the famous Hasidic Jewish Rabbi, philosopher, and mystic, Abraham Joshua Heschel. He defined it this way:
Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.
I come from a faith tradition that places a lot of emphasis on outward, passionate expressions of worship. And so naturally I have learned to love it when I can sense God’s presence in powerful ways in the context of corporate worship. However, the other side of the coin is that I have too often approached worship based on my feelings. The truth is that worship has a little to do with feelings, but it has a lot more to do with perspective.
Here is some perspective. It can be an awful thing to approach the altar of God. Altars are where things die. And if God is calling you to the altar…
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