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    The
 Elements
of Worship
What worship attitudes were
 expressed in Luke 7:36-50

•   Brokenness
•   Humility
•   Love         Jesus’ Response:
•   Giving          • Forgiveness
                           • Faith
                       • Salvation
                          • Peace
What attitudes are expressed
by worshippers in worship?

•   Adoration
•   Gratitude
•   Repentance
•   Neediness
•   Submission
•   Commitment
    What elements can express
     each of these attitudes?

•   Adoration    —   Praise
•   Gratitude    —   Thanksgiving
•   Repentance   —   Confession
•   Neediness    —   Dependence
•   Submission   —   Surrender
•   Commitment   —   Obedience
Elements of Tabernacle Worship
        Basin




Altar
       Incense Altar
Lampstand
                       Table
Ark
       Worship Elements
      In the New Testament Church
         1 Corinthians 14:26
Participation: “everyone has a…”
Elements: “hymn, a word of
  instruction, a revelation, a tongue
  or an interpretation”
Purpose: “all of these must be done
  for the strengthening of the body”
       Worship Elements
      In the New Testament Church

•   Scripture Readings
•   Instructing, Preaching, Edifying
•   Hymns, Psalms, Spiritual Songs
•   Prayer
•   Responses: Amen, Maranatha
•   Offering
•   Physical Actions: Hands; Kiss
       Worship Elements
      In the New Testament Church

•   Physical Prostration
•   Breaking of Bread
•   Exhortation and Encouragement
•   Open Confession: Sin; Faith
•   Dedication and Commitment
•   Benedictions and Doxologies
     Worship Elements
    In the New Testament Church

• Prophecy, Revelation
• Tongues and Interpretation
• Healing
         Worship Elements
             In the Early Church
        Clements Letter to Corinth (96 AD)
•   Read, revere the Word of God
•   Repent and confess sins
•   Show humility before God's majesty
•   Proclaim the Word of God
•   Acknowledge the Holy Spirit
•   Give offerings to support workers
•   Prayer
         Worship Elements
             In the Early Church
        Justin Martyr's Apology (140 AD)

•   Reading and Proclamation
•   Congregational Prayer
•   The Lord's Supper
•   Prayer and Thanksgiving
•   The Amen
•   Offering
      Worship Elements
          Through the Ages

• 3rd Century: Ritualism, Rigid
• Middle Ages: Mystery, Pagan
• Reformation: Free form
  •Preaching
  •Active participation
  •Singing of hymns
  •Ordinances: Baptism/Communion
         Worship Elements
                 Today

•   Music and Singing
•   Prayer
•   Scripture
•   Baptism and the Lord's Supper
•   Call to Worship
•   Offering of Gifts
•   Affirmation of Faith
         Worship Elements
                 Today

•   Receiving New Members
•   Congregational Responses
•   Miscellaneous Period
•   Symbols
•   Silence
•   Actions

				
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