What songs are you singing in church? Is it all about you and what you’re going through? If it is, it’s probably not about worshipping God.
Many have been led astray to believe worship is singing about our struggles, desires, and heartaches. But focusing on God is where worship begins. It’s being led in Spirit and truth, like Jesus explained. “God is spirit, and His worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth” (John 4:34).
In the Bible, worship occurred when people’s eyes were opened to the truth of who God is rather than their struggles here on earth. After Jesus calmed the wind, “Then those who were in the boat worshiped Him, saying, ‘Truly you are the Son of God” (Matthew 14:33).
Worship comes in seeing God’s splendor and holiness (Psalm 96:6), in recognizing Him as our Lord and Maker (Psalm 95:6).
8. You’re Following Unbiblical Teaching
“The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons” (1 Timothy 4:1).
In trying to be relative and seeker-friendly, churches are throwing God’s truth under the bus and welcoming ungodly, worldly attitudes and behaviors into their congregations.
More and more churches are only hiring trendy leadership and worship teams revealing they’re more in-step with a fallen culture than the Word of God (1 Timothy 3:1-10). As well, many are opening their doors wide to welcome yoga’s multiple deities inside their buildings (Psalm 81:9).
Edgy, profane language (Ephesians 5:4) is being spoken and celebrated in church services, as it corrupts the teaching of God’s word, ignoring Ephesians 4:29 urging to not let any unwholesome talk come out of our mouths.
Many are no longer supporting biblical truth but are rebellious, full of meaningless talk and deception (Titus 1:10). Increasingly church denominations are redefining God and His word, calling it irrelevant and outdated in today’s culture, with some calling God “She” and sanctioning abortion.
1 Timothy 4:2 explains, “Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.”
Likewise Isaiah 5:20 reminds us, “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.”
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