Worship As Celebration Of God’s Saving Deeds

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

The ultimate aim of worship is not to create a certain mood, nor is it the pragmatic goal of teaching or evangelism. Rather, the aim of worship is to joyfully respond to God's great deeds of salvation in Jesus Christ through praise and thanksgiving.

During the past two decades we have seen a renewal of interest in worship that has had both refreshing and disturbing features in the church.

On the positive side, we have seen a much needed emphasis upon worship as involving congregational...


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