HO-HUM WORSHIP (Series)
Theme text: Isaiah 1:10-14
Introduction to series
1. It is easy to just go through the motions. Sing, stand, sit, listen, go home.
2. Worship must NEVER be boring, ho-hum.
3. I want to examine how to avoid the ho-hum in our worship.
Giving IS worship.
a. Sacrifices under the law were gifts Numbers 18:11; Hebrews 5:1
b. Wise men came to worship Jesus with gifts
2. Primary text 1 Corinthians 16:1-2
a. Order military order to be followed / obeyed
Do obligation of the churches
3. Specified time
a. Every Sunday first day of the week
b. Preposition (kata in Greek) is every
i. Acts 15:21 every church
ii. Luke 2:41 every year
NEB Every Sunday
4. Individual Obligation
a. Each of you individually
b. One may put in the check or cash but involves all
c. Parents teach children to give allowance, mow lawns, work
Lay by = at home
5. Church Treasury
a. Under Law of Moses 1 Chronicles 28:1; Malachi 3:10
b. Mark 12:41
c. Church must have a treasury no collections when opportunity or obligation comes due
d. In store = church treasury
a. As prospered
b. According to duties
i. Family size parents to care for,
Income of all in house
7. Do not account for obligations
i. Just bought a new ______, have to pay for it
ii. Steal from God to get bigger TV?
Malachi 3:8 Will a man rob God?
8. Generous and willing
a. Not a debt you own
b. A gift you choose to give
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