from my notebook

My head is full of thoughts, and I have to write them down.

Expressive Worship

Worship leader Bob Kauflin always has some good teaching on the topic. Here’s an excerpt of a recent article on enjoying God through expressive worship.

…to truly worship Him, we must express what is in our hearts towards Him. Psalm 62:8 commands us, “Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us.” Expression in worship is an act of faith that God hears us and that he delights in our response to His self-revelation.
Expression can be both physical and verbal.

The forms expression takes in worship vary from culture to culture, denomination to denomination, church to church, and even from person to person. How do we know that what we’re doing is pleasing God? Here are some important questions to ask: Is the focus of my expression God as He has revealed Himself in Scripture? Does my expression have biblical precedent and support? Am I offering this expression through faith in the finished work of Christ? Answering “yes” to these three questions assures us that our expression is bringing glory to God.

Read the entire article.


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