How is de-cluttering your mind before worship going? Have you been able to successfully quiet your mind and heart before the Lord? Or as a worship leader, have you been able to create an effective call to worship? If you have, then you will already be set for step two in preparing our hearts for worship.
Before we can enter into the holy place of worship, we must prepare our hearts. Worship isn’t like attending a meeting where all you have to do is show up. On the contrary, true worship requires preparation on both the part of the worship leader and the worshipers.
This song has been circling around in my head for the last week or so. While it hasn’t always been a favorite of mine, God really impressed it upon my heart recently. The most powerful part (and my favorite!) is the chorus:
How wonderful, how glorious
My Savior’s scars, victorious
My chains are gone, my debt is paid
From death to life and grace to grace
Welcome back to another post on Here I Am to Worship! Last week, we learned a lesson in surrender and how a surrendered life is the greatest offering and act of worship we can give our loving God. This week, we’re going to continue with a great follow-up worship song titled, “Jesus at the Center.”
Last week, we reflected and looked back on God’s constancy and steadfastness in the past year and throughout our lives. We celebrated and praised God for His unending faithfulness towards us. This week we’re going to look at what an appropriate response would be to God’s great faithfulness.
This week’s song feature is a powerful meditation by Keith and Kristyn Getty. Though this is not a worship song in the sense that you’d want to sing it in a congregational setting, on a personal level, the melody and lyrics stir the heart to ponder and meditate on the great sacrifice of our Savior.