No, Sunday is never called “worship service”

By |2019-05-24T18:02:12-06:00May 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|15 Comments

We often call the Christian assembly "worship" or "worship service." But if we're going to use "Bible terms for Bible things," should we? Maybe, maybe not. Let's think this through. Is the congregation primarily a format designed to follow a specific pattern of prescribed worship and service to God? Or is its purpose to strengthen and build up believers to steel them against the persecutions they might face? In short, is it for Him or for us? These are two very different philosophies that lead to two very different conclusions about what happens "in church." I really don't like saying that phrase anymore, since we are "in" the church (the called out of Christ) no matter where we are. But I used to be in [...]