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Worship is Engagement
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 by Barbara Higby

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Revelation 3:20

Worship is like enjoying an intimate dinner with the God, where your awe—and His love—spill over. It is a confidential fellowship that blesses the Guest and the host heart.

Worship eclipses all else as we sit, stand, kneel in rapt attention, captivated by God’s love and awed by His nearness. There is deep two-way communion as the God of the universe responds to our worship with reassurances and inspiration.

This does not happen quickly or carelessly. Intimacy requires time for the expressions of a loving heart. When we remain until our souls rest and we are lost in God’s presence, we experience the unmatched sweetness of His company. Worship is our trysting place where we commune with the One who designed us, loves us, and gives us purpose.

We may praise enthusiastically, sing joyfully, or utter words of adoration but this is not yet worship—it is only the pathway. Don’t settle for less than an engaged heart because… without engagement, it’s just the prelude.

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