TITLE: When is Worship Worship?
TEXT: Psalm 29:1-4
PROPOSITION: God has established the criteria by which worship is acceptable to Him.
KEY WORD: Criteria
1. Four types of worship:
A. Vain Matt. 15:9
B. Ignorant Ac. 17:22
C. Will Col. 2:23
D. True John 4:23-24
2. Wrong views -  All life is worship;  When doing any act of worship.
3. Four criteria for true worship:
A. Glorify, praise, adore God Ps. 29:2
B. Proclaim Christ I Cor. 11:26 "proclaim his death"
C. Strengthen man I Cor. 11:30 "many weak and sickly"
II. Preparation - One must be right with
A. God John 4:23-24
B. Fellowman Matt. 5:23-24 "leave your gift"
C. Own mind, heart and attitude
D. Can't worship God - accidently, secondary activity
A. Directed toward God
B. In spirit = attitude, enthusiasm
C. In truth = Do what God commands.
IV. Preventives to worship
A. Wrong purpose
B. Wrong preparation
C. Wrong performance
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