Day 1 of 8
Worship. We all do it. Every day our affection, adoration, devotion, honor and reverence are given to something or someone. Who or what do you worship? All too often my devotion lies with the things of this world. But when we see God for who He really is, worship is true and spontaneous.
One night our family attended a professional basketball game. As the players ran onto the court with fireworks going off (yes, inside the building!) my kids were completely mesmerized. The high-tech, full-surround arena video screens shouted out to the spectators, "Everybody Make Some Noise!"
The whole place was electric with screams, whistles, and any other available form of noise-making. The excitement over the home team just making one basket was unbelievable. As I looked around, I saw this guy wearing an obnoxiously large team hat and a small group of young men in appropriately-colored face paint. Whether the basketball team was doing well or not, the fans were sold out! This was a form of worship.
My kids play sports and so I realize how easily a fan could get a little overboard on the excitement scale. These games can be a lot of fun. It’s fun to be a fan and root for your favorite team. However, I’ve always believed that God desires a similar (and even greater) passion to be exhibited for Him, the All Star Player who made all the stars and knows them by name!
He is the MVP for all time and eternity! He is the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, King of Kings, and Lord of Lords! The Great I Am!
My prayer is that this simple devotional will strengthen your relationship with God in such a way that you’ll dive into a fully-abandoned worship mode with The One and only One worthy of your worship. Agree with me in this prayer and may you never be the same again! Amen?
God is mysterious, eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God. Our lives, however, can become mundane, tedious, and cold. This 8-day study will renew your reverent awe toward our Creator, and inspire your worship to become more profound, spontaneous, and authentic. Explore the wonder of the nature of God, and learn why He deserves our unabashed worship and adoration! This plan is written by Amy Groeschel, and is a part of her SOAR with God study. To continue this Free SOAR Bible study go to www.SoarwithGod.com.
We would like to thank Amy Groeschel for this devotional. For more information, please visit: www.SoarwithGod.com
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