Enjoying Worship

The word "spirit" in Jn 4:24 is not referring to the Holy Spirit - it has to do with your heart (emotions, feelings, affections). Worship is extravagant LOVE (meaning: ‘to kiss at’). We love Him because He first loved us (1 Jn 4:19) - our love is both responsive and reflective. Mark 12:30 says God gave us emotions to use for His glory - just like He gave you a body and mind. Do you worship God with your heart?

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Your Most-Overlooked Strength

Pretending is easy, that's why so many people overlook their most powerful asset: their weakness. We tend to classify weaknesses with failures in the 'con' list, but I challenge you to move it across the page. It's definitely a plus. Authenticity, transparency, and genuineness are not necessarily easy, but they are well worth the effort. Why does pretending come so easy? Because most of us would rather live in denial of our weaknesses. Our own sins are like our 'bums' ... It's easier to notice others' than your own...