Worship That Pleases God

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Isaiah 66:1-4

Coming to worship together on the weekend should always be a blessing, but have you ever asked yourself whether God is blessed by our worship? On many occasions in the Bible God actually strongly rebukes His people for their worship, even though they were regularly coming to the temple, bringing the right sacrifices and offerings, and singing praise to His name. He rebukes them because something was desperately wrong with their worship, though you would have never known it just from observing them. And He rebukes them to remind them what genuine worship is supposed to look like, worship that will bring deep joy to both God and to those who worship Him.