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					Hebrews 10:19-25
 “Officer, why give me a ticket for
that?… But the way was clear and I
  was putting no one in danger!”
  March 6, 1860 in a
speech concerning the
  politically charged
   issue of slavery:
“There is no single
place, according to
  you, where this
 wrong thing can
properly be called
     wrong!”
CBS wanted to do everything it could to make
   the new evening news with Katie Couric
appealing, but its magazine “Watch,” went too
         far in its September issue…
to identify four absolute results
  coming from real/authentic
        worship to God
I God is Glorified
   A. Psalm 50:23
        Psalm 50:23
  “He who offers a sacrifice of
thanksgiving honors Me…”     (NASB)
                 “Dear Sirs:
                 I guess your
              pianos are the best
                 I ever leaned
                    against.
                 Yours truly,
                Will Rogers”
Will Rogers
I God is Glorified
   A. Psalm 50:23

   B. Leviticus 10:3
         Leviticus 10:3
 “…This is it that the Lord spoke,
saying, „I will be sanctified in them
 that come near to Me, and before
all the people I will be glorified…‟”
Three prosperous
 sons gave their
 elderly mother
three significant
     gifts…
II Christians are Purified
   A. Psalm 24:3-4
          Psalm 24:3-4
  “Who may ascend the hill of the
 Lord? Who may stand in His holy
place? He who has clean hands and
 a pure heart, who does not lift up
his soul to an idol or swear by what
              is false.”
           Isaiah 6:5
 “Woe to me! I cried, I am ruined!
For I am a man of unclean lips, and
  I live among a people of unclean
   lips and my eyes have seen the
      King, the Lord Almighty.”
II Christians are Purified
   A. Psalm 24:3-4

   B. 1 Peter 1:18-19
        1 Peter 1:18-19
“For you know that it was not with
 perishable things such as silver or
gold that you were redeemed from
the empty way of life handed down
 to you from your forefathers, but
with the precious blood of Christ, a
 lamb without blemish or defect.”
II Christians are Purified
   A. Psalm 24:3-4

   B. 1 Peter 1:18-19

   C. Psalm 139:23-24
       Psalm 139:23-24
“Search me, O God, and know my
   heart; test me and know my
 anxious thoughts. See if there is
any offensive way in me, and lead
   me in the way everlasting.”
III Church is Edified
   A. Acts 6:7
            Acts 6:7
 “So the word of God spread. The
     number of the disciples in
Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a
  large number of priests became
       obedient to the faith.”
III Church is Edified
   A. Acts 6:7

   B. Ephesians 4:16
         Ephesians 4:16
“From Him the whole body, joined
    and held together by every
 supporting ligament, grows and
builds itself up in love, as each part
           does its work.”
III Church is Edified
   A. Acts 6:7

   B. Ephesians 4:16

   C. Hebrews 10:24-25a
      Hebrews 10:24-25a
 “And let us consider how we may
 spur one another on toward love
and good deeds. Let us not give up
meeting together, as some are in the
          habit of doing,”
IV Lost are Evangelized
   A. Hebrews 10:25b
      Hebrews 10:25b
  “…but let us encourage one
another – and all the more as you
   see the Day approaching.”
IV Lost are Evangelized
   A. Hebrews 10:25b

   B. 1 Corinthians 14:24-25
   1 Corinthians 14:24-25
 “But if an unbeliever or someone
who does not understand comes in
while everybody is prophesying, he
will be convinced by all that he is a
 sinner and will be judged by all,
and the secrets of his heart will be
laid bare. So he will fall down and
worship God, exclaiming, „God is
        really among you!‟”
     Studies made on
  former prisoners of
war from the U.S.. The
studies were conducted
    to determine what
 methods were used by
   the enemy to break
these prisoners… None
 of these held a candle
  to the most effective
        method…
     Conclusion and Summary
What happens when we worship
       authentically?:
1.    God is Glorified
2.    Christians are Purified
3.    Church is Edified
4.    Lost are Evangelized

				
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