The Essence of New Testament Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Though the elements of Christian worship are the same as those in the Old Testament, there are two new factors at the very heart of the New Testament that bring about a decisive reorientation. First, Christian worship is through God the Son; second, it is worship in the Holy Spirit.

Worship Through God the Son

The first of these new factors is that Christian worship is in its very core and essence the worship of God the Father through God the Son. The elements remain; the Christological...


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