The New Testament writers as well as the fathers of the church saw the entire story of God through the incarnation, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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How do you read the Bible so that it nourishes the spiritual life with its unending depth?
Ancient worship does truth.
Worship discloses the work of Jesus Christ. He himself is the eternal leiturgia (liturgy) of God.
Worship is the story between the two fingers. . . . But the man whose finger is stretched forth to touch the finger of God is not everyman.
-Robert E. Webber, Ancient-Future Worship: Proclaiming and Enacting God’s Narrative (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008), 107.
Worship is all about God’s story.
Worship is ordered by revelation and incarnation.
Show me how you worship and I’ll show you what you believe.
God, through worship, works on me through his story.
Worship nourishes the spiritual life.
Worship is not that which I do, but that which is done in me.
God has won a decisive victory over the powers of evil and will eventually set up his kingdom forever. Consider what is happening in our world today with the militant terrorists who wish to cast Israel into the sea and scale the wall of the Western world and bring it […]
Worship is about God . . . . The great majority of [contemporary worship] choruses, however, are about me.
In the postmodern world of violence and uncertainty, there is a great need to recover the Christus Victor theme.