You know, you start off with a hearty “Our Father” and maybe even a “who art in heaven” but then your mind starts to drift off to all the stuff you gotta do and then maybe some dumb 70s song that’s stuck in your head and then maybe sports and then …
Wait, where was I?
The first 11 chapters of Romans paint a beautiful picture of God’s mind-bending mercy — His grace, love, joy, peace and the great gift of faith.
We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.
We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING, where we’re looking at what Jesus said on a wide variety of subjects with a minimum of commentary from me.
Today’s topic? WORSHIP. Here’s what Jesus said about that:
Worship the Lord your God and serve him only. (Luke 4:8)
A time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth. (John 4:22-24)
Do that. Please.
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Satan took Jesus to the top of a mountain and “showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.” He said to Jesus, “All this I will give you, if you will bow down and worship me.”
Jesus responded with Command #2:
Jesus was at a dinner at the home of a man named Simon the Leper. Other guests included Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead, as well as Lazarus’ sisters Martha and Mary.
Here’s what happened: