This is something I picked up at a conference a long time ago and it had a great impact on me. I will post parts over a few days so you don't have to eat it all in one bite. I hope you enjoy it.
The Prayer Life of a Worshipper
A. Worship is a lifestyle, not just a few minutes on Sundays!
1. I Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
2. Colossians 3:17 And whatever… Continue
Added by Gary Trobee on October 21, 2008 at 2:30pm —
Okay, bear with me for a few moments...the last couple months, there has been something bothering me. Now, please don't think I am coming down on worship leaders everywhere, or even questioning their motives. I just personally think we need to watch how we portray what we are doing in our worship services and how it comes across to others. One of my favorite blogs has a thing every week called Sunday Setlists...Like I said, I am not taking aim at… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 21, 2008 at 9:30am —
Isn't it funny how God speaks the same words to us over and over to get things across to us? Over the last couple days, I have been reading through scriptures and keep being brought back to this particular passage. Yesterday morning, in Sunday School we spoke about the "comfort zone" we are in in the church setting and then the morning sermon actually began in the early parts of the chapter and the passage was brought to my mind once again. The passage for today comes from Hebrews… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 20, 2008 at 4:30pm —
I had the great pleasure of playing on the worship team at Mountain View Community Church in Canon City this morning.
We had a great time. As soon as I walked through the doors I felt at home. Pastor Benny is amazing. He love God and God's people. They are just getting started but I know God is going to grow them in so many ways. I get to play again next weekend and then back to New Life.
God is so good.
Added by Gary Trobee on October 20, 2008 at 1:43am —
There is a new sound coming into the earth today ... it is the sound of heaven. What does this "heavenly sound" sound like? Listen
There is glory on the voice of someone who has been there. You can tell if they have been there or if they haven't.
I personally believe there are two elements that will identify this fresh wind of God's spirit in our worship, and those two… Continue
Added by Ray Watson - The Secret Place on October 20, 2008 at 12:30am —
Once again, my cousin Joe preached an inspiring message this Sunday. But as he was preaching, I was stuck at two particular verses (Sorry bro. got distracted by the Holy Spirit). Which lead me thinking and meditating on it the whole afternoon.
Exodus 4:2-3 ... short version of this story is that Moses was giving a lot of excuses why he can't go to Egypt. After naming all his fears, as Joe so insightful put it, God just asked what was in his hand and it was a staff. Then God ask him… Continue
Added by Timothy Ong on October 19, 2008 at 2:30pm —
Well we've only been going for about 6 months and yesterday (18th October 2008) we reached 1,000 members here on Worship The Rock! It's great to see a community of worship leaders and musicians growing and helping each and i'm looking forward to seeing WTR become a more and more valuable resource as it continues to grow.
Let's reach all corners of the world with this network - please do invite
anyone who might be interested in… Continue
Added by Phil Williams on October 19, 2008 at 11:02am —
Hello. I'm new here. I just have to clarify one thing. I love to write songs and worship the Lord. But I haven't lead (or co-lead) praise and worship for over 20 years. I've got a lot of songs that I still need to put music to. You might be able to notice that from a few of my uploaded songs.
Blessings and joy to you all,
Added by Anna on October 18, 2008 at 10:14pm —
I don't know about you, but the last couple weeks my email inbox has been filled with political emails of folks overly concerned about our pending elections. Now, don't get me wrong, we are in a very crucial point of our history, but are we letting our concerns about the election outweigh our concerns for the lost? A lot of Christians I know are only talking about Obama this, McCain that...Palin...Biden...I don't think any of them has a reason to… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 17, 2008 at 3:40pm —
I received notice that today is "Blog Action Day 2008" and thought I would look for scripture that deals with poverty and the poor. While our family were missionaries to the Sioux Indians in South Dakota, I saw poverty first-hand. It is an ugly thing that is not always caused by laziness. Sometimes, it is caused by any number of things from location, life decisions, etc. We as Christians are called to reach out and help the poor and oppressed. I would like to hear from you today as your… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 15, 2008 at 4:49pm —
This morning as I have been doing some reading around the blogosphere, I am troubled by a few things. I realize as "worship leaders", we are to be working to produce the best possible product to lead, but are we putting the focus on the right things? I have read how several are worried about keeping guitarists, pianists, drummers, and vocalists happy. That is not what worship is about, though...it's about giving our best to Him, regardless if we hear our voice loud enough, there's feedback,… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 14, 2008 at 6:44pm —
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Added by Gary Trobee on October 14, 2008 at 6:00pm —
I know many of you have been hearing about the Block Party we had this past Saturday. i am going to be using some of what happened there as illustration of today's passage which comes from 1 Corinthians 3:13-15..."Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. (14) If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. (15) If any man's work shall… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 13, 2008 at 7:55pm —
The Bible tells us that the entire Christian life is lived by faith: We are saved by faith (Ephesians 2:8); we walk by faith (2 Corinthians 5:7); we please God by faith (Hebrews 11:6); and we overcome the temptations of the world by faith (1 John 5:4). But faith can seem like an abstract concept -- how do we practically demonstrate faith?
The Bible tells us that faith has a language, and that language is praise. When Paul and Silas were put in prison for doing God's will and… Continue
Added by David Roy on October 13, 2008 at 10:17am —
Let me just first start off and say that this is an amazing website. I have been praying for something like this for a long long time!
I love a good chase- We all do. Turn on FOX news much during the day and sooner than later- there will be a high-speed chase televised “LIVE”, so that you can watch. Something about the excitement of a pursuit captivates us. We get entertained by shows about it on TV (The Amazing Race). As kids,… Continue
Added by Justin Kirkendall on October 11, 2008 at 5:40pm —
Day 3: How do We Access This “Kingdom?”
Jesus told His disciples in John 14: “If you love Me, keep My commandments. And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever—the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you. ......... He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be… Continue
Added by Patrick Craig on October 11, 2008 at 5:30pm —
Song of Commitment was actually a sequel to this song. Song of Commitment touches more on a personal level in worship. There is a separate kind of anointing that flows when we start declaring and proclaiming as a church as a body of Christ.
If one of us can reach out to 10, imagine what 100 of us could do. I’m not talking about hit and run evangelism or hit and run mentoring, I’m talking about really investing your time and effort for the Kingdom of God. Always remember, the Kingdom… Continue
Added by Timothy Ong on October 10, 2008 at 8:30pm —
I have a number of people who would like to become involved in the worship arts ministry of our church, but I am finding it difficult to schedule new people in while still allowing others to serve where they are gifted.
Any thoughts on maintaining the balance?
Added by Paul Fowler on October 10, 2008 at 7:30pm —
I wrote this many moons ago when I completed a leadership-training course. But it has never been more real to me than such a time as this. I really feel that God has a plan for me here in Perth and find myself getting drawn closer to serving Him full-time ever so much more.
I’ve been listening to people talk about the world’s financial crisis, as my cousin Joshua Ong (he’s a very reputable manager in a financial institution), put it “It’s not a recession, it’s more like a depression… Continue
Added by Timothy Ong on October 9, 2008 at 11:30pm —
In our devotional journals we are working on during our PowerUP
campaign, today was covering Mark 10:35-45. My mind has been on what was spoken in this text. I will be looking at the latter part of this passage, beginning in verse 42..."But Jesus called them to him , and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them. (43) But so shall it not… Continue
Added by Doorkeeper on October 8, 2008 at 7:30pm —