Reflections on Contemporary/Alternative Worship
By the Commission on Worship, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
In Revelation 5 the apostle John records a wondrous vision of heaven in which the whole heavenly host is gathered around the throne of the triune God. (1) In joyous song they proclaim the work of salvation accomplished by the Lamb of God-our Lord Jesus Christ-and raise their voices in thanksgiving to Him who has made them to be a "kingdom of priests" to serve their God (Rev. 5:10).
Although we do not directly experience the splendor of ...