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  • 2021 Sep 23

Now Is the Time to Worship - September 23rd

2 Chronicles 8:14

And, according to the order of David his father, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, the Levites for their duties (to praise and serve before the priests) as the duty of each day required, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at each gate; for so David the man of God had commanded.
NKJV

Worship. That one word involves every part of our lives as a Christian. We can worship the Lord by the way we work at our job. We can enter into worship while caring for the kids or cleaning the house. No matter what we are doing we can do it unto the Lord as a sacrifice of praise.

Romans 12:1
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
NLT

While it is true all aspects of our lives can be worship, there is a sweet blessing that comes as we lift our hands and voices to the Lord. Those times of praise and worship, whether surrounded by our church family or in a car alone, are refreshing to the soul as we focus on our King. When we take those moments to reflect on Jesus and sing praises to Him, it helps us refocus our attention on what is truly important. So on those days where life is hard and you find yourself struggling, crank up some worship music and sing unto the Lord a new song. I guarantee you will be blessed in the process.

Life Lesson: We should make worship a part of every day God gives us.

Dear God,
Thank You for Your love and for the opportunity to sing Your praises. Father, You are worthy of all my worship, and I pray that every aspect of my life is a beautiful sound to Your ears. Whether I'm singing to You or serving a neighbor, I pray that it will glorify Your name. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Living to tell what He died to say,
Pastor David McGee
Cross the Bridge
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