Christian Worship as Response to Salvation History

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

The worship of Christians is in response to God's saving action in the living, dying, and rising again of Jesus Christ; it is patterned on the history of salvation, offered to the Father, through the Son, and in the Holy Spirit.

Through the centuries of the Old Testament, God was offering his love to the people, but they did not "know" him; he did not reveal his inner nature. Jesus came as the revelation of the Father (Matt. 11:25-27). The mystery of God, hidden for ages and generations, is...


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