The Words of Worship feature is a weekly devotional inspired by the anthem our choir will sing on the following Sunday.

August 5: Shiny Blessings

In modern parlance, “offering” is often synonymous with money, but it has a much broader a definition. In God’s eyes we are to follow the example of His Son and become offerings ourselves, what Paul calls a “living sacrifice.” From…

July 15: Great Is the Lord

The words of this anthem come from verses in Psalm 48, a psalm of the Sons of Korah. Since the psalm spends most of its time lauding the city of Jerusalem and the temple, it is one of those psalms…

July 8: Strange Fire

Offerings can be rather dangerous things. Perhaps it would be better stated: where our hearts are when we bring offerings can be rather dangerous. God instituted offerings to prefigure the sacrifice of Christ, which would cover our sin once and…