More Than Religion
By A.W. Tozer

Contrary to much that is being said and practiced in churches, true worship is not something that we “do” in the hope of appearing to be religious! True worship must be a constant and consistent attitude or state of mind within the believer, a sustained and blessed acknowledgement of love and admiration. If we have this awareness in our own lives and experience, then it is evident that we are not just waiting for Sunday to come to church and worship. Having been made in His image, we have within us the capacity to know God and the instinct that we should worship Him. The very moment that the Spirit of God has quickened us to His life in regeneration, our whole being senses its kinship to God and leaps up in joyous recognition! That response within our beings, a response to the forgiveness and pardon and regeneration, signals the miracle of the heavenly birth, without which we cannot see the Kingdom of God. Thus the primary work of the Holy Spirit is to restore the lost soul to intimate fellowship with God through the washing of regeneration.

Verse

Walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory. I Thessalonians 2:12

Thought

True worship is not something that we “do” in the hope of appearing to be religious!

Prayer

Lord, I worship You because I can do nothing else. In the face of eternal and immeasurable love, all I should do is worship You. Let there never be any false pretense or meaningless religion in my life.

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Joseph Cartwright
24 days

When our spirits are awakened we are filled with the disposition to love Him and the things He loves. That regeneration makes a new creation that has an appetite for all that is holy. Good post sister!