Worship for 2000 and Beyond: Seven Lutheran Theses

Monday, 16 Jul 2007

Thesis I: The Main Purpose of Worship Is to Receive God's Gifts If you were to ask what "worship" is, most people would probably respond, "Worship is praising the Lord"; or "Worship is what human beings do to express their thanks to God"; or "Worship is going to church"; or something like that. While there is some truth to each of these answers, they do not adequately describe the main purpose of worship, according to the Lutheran tradition. For we Lutherans believe that God's Word and his ...

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