Getting Back to Worship


How to Get Back to Real Worship

  1. Breathe In the Love of God. (Mal 1:1-5)

  2. Breathe out Reverence for God. (Mal 1:6-14)

Am I a Worshiper or a Faker?

  1. Do I offer God my Best? (Mal 1:6-9)

  2. Do I just go through the Motions? (Mal 1:10-14)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Malachi 1:1-14

  1. Malachi 1:2-3 talks about God's love: What exactly is God saying? How does this prove His love?

  2. Why is love the motivator for worship (see also Romans 2:4)?

  3. Have you ever doubted God's love because things weren't happening the way you expected? Share the experience with the group.

  4. Define reverence: Why do you think this is a lost concept in our culture today?

  5. How would you reply to this statement: "This stuff in Malachi doesn't apply to us today. We don't offer sacrifices anymore!"

  6. What are ways, today, that you can "breathe out" reverence for God?

Breakout Questions:
Complete transparency: How are you doing with sincerely worshiping God? What changes do you need to make to be able to "breathe" (in God's love / out reverence for God)?