The Importance of Our Worship
Our Worship is the highest form of Spiritual Warfare. As
we give expression to worship, an insulation is formed between
us and the powers of darkness, and they are hindered in the
outworking of their purposes, as pure worship flows up to
Worship is the expression of pure adoration to the Lord.
Praise is thanking the Lord for who He is, and for all that
He has done in our behalf. The Bible is very vocal concerning
“praise” and all of its benefits. But worship
is very different.
Whereas we are given ample instruction on “praise,”
we are given no instruction on “worship,” other
than the fact that it must be done in “spirit and truth.”
This is because worship is an intimate joining of our spirit
with the Spirit of God. Thus, it cannot be taught, but must
We were created in His image and given the capacity to commune
with our creator, “Spirit to spirit.” It is not
necessary to have this capacity to “praise.” The
Word talks about the sun, moon, stars, etc, praising the Lord
– but none of these can worship Him.
David “praised” the Lord with all his might –
but we cannot “worship” with all our might, but
only through the power of the Holy Spirit. Worship comes at
a much higher price than praise. In our meetings, many are
willing to “praise” the Lord, especially in the
excitement of those responding to music. However, when we
are drawn into the “act of worship,” we must leave
the realm of sense and outward activity to commune, “deep
It is an awesome gift to have been created to bring fulfillment
to the heart of God through our worship.