I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed them to me, but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, … More This is the last chapter of the Bible, and this is the last duty of man:
Psalm 108, one of my favorites- Be Exalted, O God!
John Piper explains: Now here comes Paul into Greek-speaking Corinth, and he teaches them about this word “Amen,” – just as if he were to come to us today with a new Hebrew word we didn’t know. What did he teach them? Well, we can see behind 1 Corinthians 14. Paul is concerned that the … More Piper: Saying “Amen!” in worship is not about personal taste
Jesus quoted Isaiah in Matthew 15:9-10 “‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’” John Piper preached a sermon, “Worship is an End in Itself” based on this passage, and here is the concluding paragraph. He … More John Piper: Only worship is an end in itself. Only worship should not be done as a means to achieving something other than itself.
I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed them to me, 9 but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, … More Worship God!
“Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”….After listening to the king, they went on their way. And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the … More At the beginning of Matthew we still have a “come-see” pattern. But at the end the pattern is “go-tell”.