What do you bring with you when you come to God?
Psalm 95 suggests thanksgiving as cargo:
“Oh come, let us sing to the Lord!
Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation.
Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving;
Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.” (Psalm 95:1, 2)
I’m thinking about what I will bring with me today as I prepare for worship on this Sunday morning: a sweater, the curriculum and spare parts for my class of four and five year olds, the music for worship team, my Bible and journal.
Will I also be bringing my gratitude and joyful praise?
Of course, the truth is that worship is not a Sunday-specific activity. As believers, we are invited to enter the presence of God on any average Thursday, any time of day.
(This Sunday school level data should actually be staggering…)
Today, let’s allow the call to worship of Psalm 95 to motivate us to take inventory of what we’re bringing with us into the presence of God.
Coming with thanksgiving,
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