Friday, January 22, 2010

Emotion-Centered Worship

Please listen to the following excerpt from the "Truth Project." In this short video clip, Ravi Zacharias urges for Christian worship to appeal to the intellect, rather than to emotion.

Describe some of your experiences with what Zacharias calls"manufactured feelings/emotions."

Zacharias says, "...feelings should follow belief and not create belief." Are you willing to search yourself and discover any beliefs that you have created from your feelings? If you are brave, please share by commenting.

Early I Rise... and worship

Lord, you are the one who gives life.
You are the one who gives gifts.
Why do I scorn that which you provide?
These are but a reflection of a heart who misunderstands you.
You are good.
You give us what we need.
You provide for us all that is sufficient to serve and glorify you.
Holy Spirit come...
Give me renewed eyes and a heart that is glad and praises the Lord.
Lord, wherever I am,
I will serve you.
My God, for what purpose you have anointed me for in this moment.
I will serve you...
with all my strength - in your strength.