Preparing for Worship

For thus says the high and exalted One
Who lives forever, whose name is Holy,
‘I dwell on a high and holy place,
And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the lowly
And to revive the heart of the contrite.'” (Isaiah 57:15)

Our God is transcendent and immanent, unapproachable and approachable – therefore our worship must be marked by reverence and rejoicing (Psalm 2), wonder and awe and delight. We are far too bored and blase in our worship; we come anticipating nothing,  desiring little, assuming we know what’s going to occur, distracted by what we want to do that afternoon or that week. May God give us grace to call the Sabbath a delight (Isaiah 58), and may He give us a desire and an ability to worship Him in Spirit and in truth.

SDG,
Ezra

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by BradleyT on March 28, 2010 at 5:36 am

    That is EXACTLY what I needed this morning.

    Thanks, Caleb!

    BradleyT

    Reply

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