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In this book of instruction and encouragement, longtime pastor Skip Ryan teaches us how we can prepare our hearts and minds to come before the Lord in worship. It will help you, your family, and your congregation place more emphasis on the true purpose of worship: exalting the Lord and beholding His beauty.
Number of Pages: 96
Publication Date: 2004
|Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.25 (inches)|
What is worship? Long-time pastor Skip Ryan answers this question and more as he examines what the Bible has to say about the act of worship.
Skip Ryan is Senior Minister of Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas and has served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America. Skip is also an instructor for the Japanese Institute for Church Growth in Tokyo. He is a graduate of Harvard University and Westminster Theological Seminary.
Christian Book Previews.com5 Stars Out Of 5March 3, 2006Christian Book Previews.comJoseph Skip Ryan, minister at Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas, is passionate about leading worship and as a result has authored the book titled Worship: Beholding the Beauty of the Lord. He has also written That You May Believe: New Life in the Son (Studies in the Gospel of John). Within these pages, Ryan covers questions about worship including: why should we worship, what constitutes worship, what should it not be, is our worship weak, can we create a spark let alone a fire, how do we need to prepare for worship, and do we really know who we are dealing with here - with God? Ryan says, What you are really doing in worship is joining in with Gods elect, including the angels. If I keep that in mind alone, I find I have a new attitude about worship. He emphasizes that worship should change us. How empty it is to go without that change worship can and should bring! When Ryan reminds us that we praise what we love, I felt a new challenge to worship and I think you will, too. I recommend Worship for ministry leaders, as well as members of congregations, to dig deeper into what worship is all about and how to be in a true state of praise. Debra Murphy, Christian Book Previews.com