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And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
- Mark 12:29-30
Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.
- Ephesians 6:6
My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?
When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holy-day.
Why art thou cast down, 0 my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.
- Psalm 42:3-5
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.
- I Corinthians 14:20
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, .acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
- Romans 12:1
"How is a person to be personally involved in a church worship service?" Margaret asked her teacher.
"A person is to worship God with his total being, or as Jesus taught - with all one's heart, soul, mind, and strength," her teacher responded.
He drew the following sketch on the board, and as a class, they labelled the four aspects of human personhood and how each aspect is to be engaged in true worship.
Can you link each of these four aspects to the scriptural texts listed in the side margin of this page?
The nature of our worship services should reflect the traits listed in the chart on the following page.