THE LIVING WORD TRANSCRIPT

PROGRAM AIR DATE: 7-14-19



LESSON TITLE: THE ONE TRUE CHURCH AND ITS WORSHIP



WELCOME

WELCOME TO THE LIVING WORD PROGRAM ON THIS WONDROUS LORD'S DAY. WHAT A PRIVILEGE IT IS TO HAVE YOU WITH US TODAY, AS WE TOGETHER GIVE THIS TIME TO GOD. I KNOW THAT WE WILL ALL BE ENCOURAGED AND UPLIFTED BY OUR TIME TOGETHER THIS MORNING. SO, LET'S GIVE OUR BEST TO GOD SO THAT HE MAY BE PLEASED WITH OUR OFFERING. FURTHERMORE, LET'S DO ALL THINGS ACCORDING TO HIS WILL SO THAT OUR WORSHIP WILL BE RECEIVED BY HIM IN A GOOD AND PERFECT WAY. NOW, LET'S APPROACH HIS THRONE IN PRAYER!

PRAYER: OUR GOD AND FATHER IN HEAVEN, WE ARE SO THANKFUL FOR THIS DAY AND THE MANY GREAT BLESSINGS OF LIFE. WE ARE THANKFUL FOR THE PRIVILEGE THAT WE HAVE TO BE CALLED YOUR CHILDREN AND TO BE SERVANTS IN YOUR KINGDOM. AND HELP US THIS DAY FATHER AND EVERY DAY TO BE LIGHTS IN THIS WORLD THAT OTHERS MIGHT KNOW YOU THROUGH US AND THAT THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO FIND THEIR WAY TO SALVATION AND ETERNAL LIFE THROUGH OBEDIENCE TO YOUR WILL. FATHER, WE KNOW THESE THINGS ARE ONLY POSSIBLE TO YOUR SON JESUS AND IN HIS NAME WE PRAY, AMEN.

ONE OF THE GREAT PROMISES AND BLESSINGS WE HAVE FROM OUR GOD IS THE PROMISE THAT HE IS ALIVE AND WELL AS OUR REDEEMER AND FRIEND. THIS MORNING WE WANT TO BEGIN BY SINGING A SONG ABOUT A GOD WHO HAS PROVEN HIS LOVE AND CARE IN EVERY WAY. SO, WON'T YOU JOIN IN WITH THE CONGREGATION AT THIS TIME AS WE SING TOGETHER THE SONG, "I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVES"



DEVOTIONAL THOUGHTS



AS CHRISTIANS IN THIS LIFE GOD SURELY WANTS US TO BE CONFIDENT IN HIS PROMISES AND IN WHAT WE BELIEVE. HOWEVER, WE MUST BE CAREFUL NOT TO ALLOW OUR CONFIDENCE AND SECURITY IN GOD TO BECOME SOMETHING THAT GOD REALLY DOESN'T WANT AT ALL. YOU SEE THE PROBLEMS WE CAN OFTEN GET INTO WITH OVER CONFIDENCE ARE PRIDE AND THE SPIRIT OF BEING PUFFED UP! WE MIGHT SEEM TO OTHERS AS THOSE WHO STICK OUR CHEST OUT AS IF WE ARE SOMETHING OR AS IF WE ARE THE ICING ON THE CAKE, WHEN REALLY WE HAVE STARTED TO FORGET THAT ALL WE ARE IN CHRISTIANITY IS ABOUT GOD AND CHRIST NOT US.

ANOTHER FEAR WITH OVER CONFIDENCE IS THAT WE OFTEN FEEL WE ARE INVINCIBLE! WE MIGHT THINK, I LOVE GOD SO MUCH AND AM SUCH A GOOD CHRISTIAN, SATAN DOESN'T HAVE A CHANCE WITH ME. YOU KNOW I THINK THIS IS EXACTLY THE ATTITUDE SATAN IS HOPING FOR FROM US. BECAUSE ONE HE CAN GET US TO BE SELF ABSORBED AND PUFFED UP, HE HAS ALREADY WON PART OF THE BATTLE. I AM REMINDED OF A VERSE IN MATTHEW 24:24, WHERE JESUS HIMSELF SAID, "FOR FALSE CHRISTS AND FALSE PROPHETS WILL RISE AND SHOW GREAT SIGNS AND WONDERS TO DECEIVE, IF POSSIBLE, EVEN THE ELECT." DID YOU CATCH THAT? FALSE TEACHERS WOULD COME TO DECEIVE ALL OF THOSE OF THIS EARTH. HOWEVER, NOTICE THAT AMONG THOSE WHO WOULD BE DECEIVED ARE INCLUDED THE ELECT, OF GOD. SO EVEN THE MOST FAITHFUL BEFORE GOD, WHO ARE CONSIDERED GOOD AND RIGHTEOUS IN HIS SIGHT EVEN THEY CAN BE TEMPTED AND FALL AWAY. THERE IS ANOTHER GOOD VERSE WHICH DEALS WITH THIS FOUND IN GALATIANS 6:1. THERE PAUL SAID, "BRETHREN, IF A MAN IS OVERTAKEN IN ANY TRESPASS, YOU WHO ARE SPIRITUAL RESTORE SUCH A ONE IN A SPIRIT OF GENTLENESS, CONSIDERING YOURSELF LEST YOU ALSO BE TEMPTED." NOTICE HOW PAUL ADDRESSES THESE BRETHREN. HE TALKED ABOUT THE "SPIRITUAL," BRETHREN AND THOSE WHO ARE LESS SPIRITUAL. OBVIOUSLY HERE HE IS TALKING ABOUT THE MORE MATURE IN CHRIST AND THE LESS MATURE IN CHRIST. NOW LISTEN TO PAUL'S FINAL COMMENT IN THE SAME VERSE, "CONSIDER YOURSELF LEST YOU ALSO BE TEMPTED." HE SAYS, YOU SPIRITUAL, HELP THE WEAKER, BUT BE CAREFUL BECAUSE YOU ALSO CAN FALL.

BRETHREN THE THING THAT WE MUST BE AWARE OF IS THAT NONE OF US ARE PERFECT AND NO ONE IS INVINCIBLE. WE NEED TO BE CONFIDENT IN THE THINGS OF GOD, BUT NOT SO MUCH SO THAT WE DROP OUR GUARD, OR BEGIN TO THINK WE CAN NEVER FALL. BECAUSE THERE IS NOTHING THAT SATAN WOULD LIKE TO SEE MORE THAN US TURNING TOWARDS HIM IN OUR WORDS, ATTITUDES AND ACTIONS.

TODAY, IT'S GREAT TO HAVE JERRY SULLINS WITH US AS OUR GUEST SPEAKER. BROTHER SULLINS IS THE DIRECTOR OF THE BIBLE INSTITUTE OF MISSOURI, HERE IN SPRINGFIELD. WE THANK HIM FOR JOINING US THIS DAY. IN A FEW MINUTES BROTHER SULLINS WILL RETURN AND LEAD OUR LESSON THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, AS WE CONSIDER THE NEXT LESSON IN OUR SERIES ENTITLED, "THE ONE TRUE CHURCH." OUR SPECIFIC LESSON OF THE DAY WILL FOCUS ON, "THE ONE TRUE CHURCH AND ITS WORSHIP." SO, PLEASE STAY WITH US FOR THIS IMPORTANT STUDY FROM GOD'S WORD. NOW IT'S TIME TO JOIN IN OUR SECOND SONG OF THE MORNING. WON'T YOU JOIN IN WITH THE CONGREGATION AS WE SING THE HYMN, "HE IS ABLE TO DELIVER THEE."



LESSON

BY JERRY SULLINS



I'D LIKE TO WELCOME YOU AGAIN TO THE LIVING WORD BROADCAST. WE'RE SO GLAD THAT YOU HAVE DECIDED TO VIEW THIS PROGRAM THIS MORNING AND TO STUDY WITH US FROM THE WORD OF GOD. FOR THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS WE'VE BEEN DISCUSSING THE ONE TRUE CHURCH AS WE READ ABOUT THAT CHURCH IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. IT'S DEFINITELY MENTIONED THERE - IN FACT, WE SEE THE VERY BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH AND NOT ONLY JUST THE ACTUAL BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH IN THE BOOK OF ACTS CHAPTER 2 BUT MANY YEARS AFTER THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN EVENTS THAT ARE RECORDED AS IT PERTAINS TO THE CHURCH AND THROUGH THESE EVENTS AND LETTERS THAT WERE WRITTEN BY THE APOSTLE PAUL AND JOHN AND OTHERS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT WE CAN DETERMINE WHO WE ARE AND ACTUALLY WHAT WE ARE SUPPOSED TO BE DOING AS THE LORD'S CHURCH, HOW THE CHURCH IS TO BE ORGANIZED IN EVERY FACET, AND HOW YOU BECOME A MEMBER THE CHURCH. ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE BEING DISCUSSED IN THIS SERIES AND IT IS MY PRIVILEGE THIS MORNING TO SPEAK TO YOU CONCERNING THE WORSHIP OF THE CHURCH THAT WE READ ABOUT IN THE BIBLE. THAT'S THE CHURCH OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST KNOWN AS THE CHURCH OF CHRIST. WE'RE SO THANKFUL THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT GOD'S WORD.

ISN'T IT IMPORTANT THAT WE UNDERSTAND HOW GOD WANTS US TO WORSHIP HIM? IT SEEMS LIKE - IN FACT IT IS TRUE - THAT WE CAN UNDERSTAND THAT GOD THROUGHOUT ALL THE GENERATIONS HAS ALWAYS DEVISED A PLAN WHEREBY MAN WILL WORSHIP HIM OR SHOULD WORSHIP HIM. THERE WAS NO DISCUSSION ESPECIALLY UNDER THE LAW OF MOSES - GOD PUT OUT IN DETAIL: WHAT IS THE WAY YOU ARE TO WORSHIP ME. THIS IS WHY YOU ARE TO HONOR ME. THIS IS THE WAY THAT YOU ARE TO SHOW OBEDIENCE TO ME. THAT IS TO OBEY MY WILL CONCERNING HOW YOU ARE TO WORSHIP ME. AND SO IT IS VERY SURPRISING TODAY AS WE LOOK AT THE WORLD THAT WE SEE PEOPLE WORSHIPING GOD IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS. WHY IS THIS TRUE? WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO THIS MORNING IS TO DISCUSS BASICALLY HOW GOD EXPECTS US TO WORSHIP HIM TODAY AND ALSO TO LOOK AT DIFFERENT WAYS THAT PEOPLE DO WORSHIP GOD WHICH ARE NOT ACCORDING TO HIS WILL.

WELL, VERY LITTLE IS SAID ABOUT WORSHIP AS THE BIBLE DIRECTS, AS JESUS DIRECTS, FOR THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH IN THE WORLD TODAY. IF YOU GO TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLIES IN THE DENOMINATIONAL CHURCHES AROUND THIS AREA YOU WILL FIND THAT LITTLE IS SAID ABOUT WORSHIP. THEY MIGHT MENTION IT HERE OR THERE, BUT THEY DO NOT STUDY WHAT GOD REQUIRES IN WORSHIP. THEY ALL HAVE THEIR DIFFERENT WAYS OF WORSHIPING GOD BUT HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT THESE THINGS HAVE BEEN CHANGING IN RECENT YEARS. WHY IS THIS SO? HAS GOD'S LAW CHANGED? HAS GOD SAID SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT WORSHIP? IS THERE SOME NEW REVELATION THAT MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR SOME CHURCHES TO BE DOING WHAT THEY DO IN WORSHIP TO GOD AND THEY CLAIM THAT IS ACTUAL WORSHIP TO GOD? SO VERY FEW SERMONS ARE GIVEN THERE FROM THE PULPITS TO SHOW PEOPLE WHAT IS GOD'S DESIRE CONCERNING HOW PEOPLE ARE TO WORSHIP HIM. WORSHIP BASICALLY INVOLVES THE BODY, THE MIND, AND THE SPIRIT. IN FACT, IF THERE'S ANYTHING THAT REALLY INVOLVES THE WHOLE BEING OF A MAN OR A WOMAN WHEN THEY SEEK TO BOW DOWN IN HUMBLE SUBMISSIVENESS TO GOD AND TO WORSHIP HIM AS THE TRUE AND THE LIVING GOD. IT IS THIS BECAUSE NOT ONLY IS THE BODY INVOLVED - THE MIND IS INVOLVED AND THE VERY SPIRIT OF MAN IS ALSO INVOLVED.

I HAVE A FEW DEFINITIONS. I WON'T READ BUT ABOUT ONE OR TWO OF THEM THAT EXPLAIN TO YOU HOW MAN HAS TRIED TO DESCRIBE WHAT WORSHIP IS. ONE PERSON SAID WORSHIP IS THE ADORING REVERENCE OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT FOR THE DIVINE. THAT SOUNDS LIKE A PRETTY GOOD DEFINITION. BUT ALSO ANOTHER PERSON HAS SAID, AND I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS ALSO A WAY THAT WE CAN VIEW WORSHIP AS GOD WOULD WANT IT, AND HE SAID THIS. WORSHIP INVOLVES BOWING DOWN IN HUMBLE SUBMISSIVENESS BEFORE GOD, TO REVERE GOD, TO WAIT ON AND TO DO OBEISANCE TO GOD. IN OTHER WORDS TO OBEY GOD'S WILL. AND WE HUMBLY SUBMIT TO HIS WILL. WHY IS IT WE FEEL AS CHRISTIANS THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN THINGS THAT WE MUST DO ACCORDING TO THE WILL OF GOD BUT WHEN IT COMES TO WORSHIP NO ONE SEEKS TO UNDERSTAND, HOW DOES GOD WANT ME TO WORSHIP HIM?

WELL, WE KNOW BACK IN THE BOOK OF LEVITICUS THERE WERE TWO PRIESTS -NADAB AND ABIHU - WHO OFFERED STRANGE FIRE BEFORE THE LORD AND THE LORD ACTUALLY IN AN INSTANT CONSUMED THEM WITH FIRE BECAUSE THEY HAD DISOBEYED HIS WILL AS IT RELATED TO WORSHIPING HIM. IT WAS A VERY DETAILED EXPLANATION OR A VERY DETAILED EXPLANATION WAS GIVEN UNDER THE LAW OF MOSES AS TO HOW PEOPLE WERE TO WORSHIP GOD. IS THAT PREVALENT OR IS THAT AVAILABLE IN THE CHURCH TODAY? DOES GOD ACTUALLY GIVE US A PATTERN OR A PLAN AS HOW WE ARE TO WORSHIP HIM? WELL, CERTAINLY HE DOES. SO UNDER THE LAW OF MOSES SACRIFICES WERE MADE ON A DAILY BASIS. THIS WAS HOW THEY ALSO WORSHIPED GOD - ALSO THEY WERE ASSISTED BY PRIESTS THEY WERE PRIVATE IN NATURE. JESUS ACTUALLY TOLD SATAN ONE TIME - YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE LORD YOUR GOD AND HIM ONLY SHALL YOU SERVE. SO WE CAN WORSHIP GOD PUBLICLY, WE CAN WORSHIP GOD PRIVATELY. THAT'S FOR SURE! PETER MADE THIS STATEMENT IN FIRST PETER CHAPTER TWO VERSE FIVE WHEN HE SAID, YOU ALSO AS LIVING STONES ARE BEING BUILT UP A SPIRITUAL HOUSE, A HOLY PRIESTHOOD TO OFFER UP SPIRITUAL SACRIFICES TO GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THE HEBREW WRITER SAID THIS IN HEBREWS 13 VERSE 15 BY HIM THEREFORE LET US OFFER THE SACRIFICE OF PRAISE TO GOD CONTINUALLY - THAT IS THE FRUIT OF OUR LIPS GIVING THANKS TO HIS NAME.

SO WHEN WE GATHER TOGETHER ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK OR WHENEVER WE GATHER TOGETHER TO PROPERLY WORSHIP GOD. HOW DO WE DETERMINE HOW GOD WANTS US TO WORSHIP HIM? HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT THAT? HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT - OKAY, I GO TO THIS CERTAIN RELIGIOUS GROUP AND THEY ARE WORSHIPING GOD IN A CERTAIN WAY? YOU KNOW THERE ARE MANY VERY UNBELIEVABLE THINGS THAT GO ON IN WORSHIP SERVICES TO GOD. NOW I COME FROM TENNESSEE AND DOWN THERE IN SOME PARTS OF THAT STATE IN THE PAST - AND I BELIEVE THE PRACTICE IS STILL GOING ON - A PART OF THEIR WORSHIP IS TO HANDLE SNAKES. RATTLESNAKES AND OTHER KINDS OF POISONOUS SNAKES - AND WORSHIP THE GOD THEY DO SO MANY THINGS THAT WHEN THEY LOOK AT THE SCRIPTURE THEY MISUSE AND ABUSE THE SCRIPTURE AND THEY DETERMINE THAT THIS IS THE WAY THAT GOD WANTS US TO WORSHIP HIM. WELL, WE DO KNOW THAT THERE WERE CERTAIN ACTS THAT WERE AUTHORIZED BY EXAMPLE, BY COMMAND, BY INFERENCE, BY THE LORD GOD HIMSELF IN THE HOLY SCRIPTURES THAT TELL US HOW WE ARE TO WORSHIP HIM. CERTAIN ACTS WERE PERFORMED AND THOSE WERE PRAYING AND GIVING AND SINGING AND PREACHING AND THE PARTAKING OF THE LORD'S SUPPER. NOW IF YOU GO BEYOND THAT THEN YOU ARE IN A PROBLEM SOMETIMES BECAUSE PEOPLE DO NOT SEEK TO DO WHAT? TO SEE THE AUTHORITY OF CHRIST FOR EVERYTHING THEY DO AS THEY ARE WORSHIPING GOD OR EVEN AS TO HOW THEY MIGHT LIVE. THE APOSTLE PAUL WROTE IN COLOSSIANS 3 VERSE 17, THAT WHATEVER WE DO IN WORD OR DEED WE SHOULD DO ALL IN THE NAME OF - WHICH MEANS BY THE AUTHORITY OF JESUS CHRIST. SO WHEN WE GO ABOUT TO WORSHIP GOD, SHOULD WE MAKE ANIMAL SACRIFICES? WHERE IS THE AUTHORITY TO DO THAT IN THE NEW TESTAMENT? MOST PEOPLE WOULD SAY - OH NO. WE SHOULD NOT MAKE ANIMAL SACRIFICES. WELL, DO WE HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BURN INCENSE IN WORSHIP TO GOD? THEY DID THAT IN THE OLD TESTAMENT. IS THAT GOD'S LAW OR DESIRE OF US TODAY? WELL, THERE'S NO AUTHORITY FOR IT IN THIS NEW AGE; THAT IS IN THE CHRISTIAN AGE. WHAT ABOUT THE USE OF HOLY WATER? SOME PEOPLE MIGHT SAY - WELL NOW YOU'RE GETTING INVOLVED IN MAKING JUDGMENTS CONCERNING WHAT GOD WANTS OR WHAT GOD DOES NOT WANT. DO WE SEE ANY INSTANCE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT AFTER THE CHURCH BEGAN WHERE JESUS AUTHORIZED THE USE OF HOLY WATER IN WORSHIP TO GOD? IS THERE ANY INSTANCE OF THAT? DO YOU KNOW OF ANY COMMAND? DO YOU KNOW OF ANY INFERENCE WERE MEN, THAT IS THE APOSTLES, ANOINTED PEOPLE WITH WATER AND THEY CALLED IT HOLY WATER AND THEY ACTUALLY FORGAVE THEM OF THEIR SINS? WHERE IS THAT EXAMPLE? WHERE IS THAT AUTHORITY IN NEW TESTAMENT WORSHIP TODAY? SOME PEOPLE SAY - WELL, WHAT'S WRONG WITH A LITTLE DRAMA, RECIPROCAL READING, THE CLAPPING OF HANDS, INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. WHERE IS THE AUTHORITY FOR THESE THINGS FOR US TO DO AS WE CLAIM IT'S A PART OF OUR WORSHIP TO GOD? IT'S A MISUNDERSTANDING OF THE TERM WORSHIP ITSELF. NOW, THERE'S A SIMPLE VERSE THAT IS MENTIONED AND THAT IS FOUND IN JOHN CHAPTER 4 VERSES 23 AND 24. NOW LISTEN CLOSELY TO WHAT IS SAID HERE BY JESUS CHRIST. HE SAID THIS, BUT THEY HOUR IS COMING AND NOW IS WHEN THE TRUE WORSHIPERS WILL WORSHIP THE FATHER OR THE FATHER IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH. FOR THE FATHER IS SEEKING SUCH TO WORSHIP HIM. GOD IS SPIRIT AND THEY THAT WORSHIP HIM MUST WORSHIP HIM IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH. WHAT DOES IT MEAN BY SPIRIT? RATIONALLY AND SINCERELY FROM THE DEPTH OF OUR BEING WE WORSHIP GOD. BOWING DOWN IN HUMBLE SUBMISSIVENESS AND OBESIANCE; THAT IS AN OBEDIENCE TO HIS WILL. AND WHAT DOES TRUTH MEAN? TRUTH SIMPLY MEANS WITHIN THE BOUNDS OF GOD'S DIRECTIVES. WITHIN THE PATTERN THAT HAS BEEN DEVISED BY GOD HIMSELF AS TO IN THE NEW TESTAMENT AFTER JESUS DIED UPON THE CROSS AND ESTABLISHED HIS CHURCH AND WE'VE ALREADY STUDIED THAT IN THIS SERIES. IN ACTS CHAPTER 2 THE APOSTLES DID WHAT? THEY DIRECTED THE CHURCH IN ALL MATTERS THAT PERTAIN TO WORSHIP AND TO THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. SO THE APOSTLES WENT ABOUT SAYING - WHEN YOU COME TOGETHER ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK YOU PARTAKE OF THE LORD'S SUPPER. YOU GIVE AS GOD HAS DIRECTED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK (1 CORINTHIANS 16:1-2). IN OTHER VERSUS - YOU PRAY AND YOU SING. AND SO THERE ARE BASICALLY FIVE DIFFERENT WAYS THAT WE HONOR GOD AND WE WORSHIP HIM AND WE HONOR HIM BY AND THROUGH THE PREACHING AND THE READING OF GOD'S WORD. THAT'S HOW GOD EXPECTS US TO WORSHIP HIM. BUT YET YOU SEE TODAY IN MANY PLACES THAT WORSHIP IS MORE OF AN ENTERTAINMENT THAN IT IS IN HUMBLY BOWING BEFORE GOD AND WORSHIPING HIM AS WE SHOULD WORSHIP HIM. MANY PEOPLE ARE TURNING AWAY FROM THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY IN WORSHIP TO GOD. THEY WANT TO GO BACK TO THE OLD PATH. THEY WANT TO GO BACK AND SIMPLY WORSHIP GOD IN SPIRIT - THAT IS WITH THE PROPER MIND AND SOUL INVOLVED HERE AND IN TRUTH THAT IS ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTIVES THAT GOD HAS GIVEN TO THE CHURCH THROUGH HIS APOSTLES. THE APOSTLES WERE DIRECTING THE WORSHIP OF THE EARLY CHURCH AND THAT IS THE WAY WE FIND OUT AS THEY WORSHIPPED THERE IS A PATTERN SET AS TO HOW WE ARE TO WORSHIP GOD. THAT IS WHAT HAPPENS IN THE ONE TRUE CHURCH THAT WE READ ABOUT IN THE BOOK OF ACTS THAT STARTED IN ACTS CHAPTER 2. AND SO I PLEAD WITH YOU TO UNDERSTAND THESE THINGS AND DO NOT WORSHIP GOD IN VAIN BUT WORSHIP HIM IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH. THAT'S WHAT GOD EXPECTS OF US AND DEMANDS OF US AS WE WORSHIP HIM.



CLOSING COMMENTS

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