March 28, 2020
Once again, I believe this is something we could use right now, in our current situation, as many people are facing very difficult and uncertain circumstances in their lives.
- Maybe you lost your job because of the shutdown
- Maybe you’ve tested positive for corona virus
- Maybe you have a loved one who is sick and, in the hospital, or worse yet, has died because of this virus
- Maybe you’ve been quarantined or self-quarantined and are feeling depressed because you can’t get out
- Maybe your worried about what’s going to happen next, how you’re going to pay your bills, bet food and supplies, homeschool your children
- Maybe your circumstances have nothing to do with this virus but we’re already difficult, uncertain and troublesome before all this began
From this position of worry and doubt, of question and concern, of fear and uncertainty, I want us to learn to Worship. Now, at first it may seem counterintuitive to say that the answer to all this is worship. Your response may be, “this is the last place I feel like worshiping.” But remember…
2 Corinthians 10:3-4
3 For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. 4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.
It may seem like The Road to The Cross is the least likely place we would find worship. But that’s exactly what we find
Key Text: John 12:1-19
Here in a John 12 we see two beautiful acts of worship, two powerful acts of worship, at the apex of Jesus journey to the cross. Today I want us to Learn how to worship on the Road to The Cross and what happens when we do…
- It’s Extravagant.
- It Exalts.
- It is NOT Entertainment
- It Encourages
- It Empowers
- It Evangelizes