Sermon Notes: 02/20 – Patrick Lankford

John 4:24

Significance of Mount Gerizim-

Definition of worship: To ascribe worth/qualities to something or someone.

From the Greek-

proskyneo: to throw a kiss toward, to bow beforeMatt.28:9

Latreia: sacred service


Rom. 12:1

To worship God is to serve God to the glory of His name, in both word and deed.

Col. 3:13


Worship is a response to who God is and what He has done for us.

In Spirit-

To worship in Spirit is to worship with an attitude that reflects our dependence on God and thanksgiving for the salvation He has given us.

In Truth-

Worship must be done according to God’s will. 

John 4:20-22

What does this all mean?

  • Worship is service done to the glory of God.
  • Worship is a response to who God is and what God has done.
  • Worship must reflect the character of God and His will.
  • Worship must edify the church.

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