Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Worship: From the Inside Out

One of the most beautiful and public displays of worship was recorded for us in 2 Samuel 6:14-17. David’s enthusiasm and public display of worship for God definitely caught the attention of those around him. This outward expression of worship was driven by internal feelings of what God had done for David. In Psalms 30, David wrote in verse 11, “You turned my wailing into dancing”. David held nothing back from God. He danced and leaped before the Lord, sacrificed a burnt offering, and offered praises with many different instruments. Often times, as worshippers, we hold back our outward expression, despite our internal feelings. How can we prepare our hearts during the week, so that we can pour out our hearts out to God when we gather with others? What holds us back from expressing our worship from the inside out?


  1. People are afraid to express themselves in worship even though worship is our response to God. That expression is sometimes just singing. Some people only look around simply because they don't like the song, or it isn't a hymn, or we repeated that line twice already. But you know, the angels continued to praise God by singing, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord God Almighty..." Good musings Jeremy.