Posts Tagged "worshiping"

Shofar Blowing with the Teachable Spirit

»Posted by on Jul 9, 2017 in teachable spirit | 0 comments

Shofar Blowing with the Teachable Spirit

Why is the sound of the shofar important? What does the sound of the shofar mean? Whose voice is typically connected with the sound of the shofar? How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! O LORD, they walk in the light of Your countenance. In Your name they rejoice all the day, And by Your righteousness they are exalted. –Ps. 89:15-16 The word translated here in verse 15 as “sound” is the Hebrew transliteration “teruah” used to describe the sound of the shofar. There is no direct translation in English for the word, which is why translators use words such as ‘sound’, ‘shout’, or ‘praise’. Blowing my shofar that I purchased in Israel in 2007 is a skill I learned from playing the...

read more

Sharing Faith: Reflecting on Scripture

»Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in reflecting on scripture | 0 comments

Sharing Faith: Reflecting on Scripture

“What do you think God thinks about you?” Asked the Senior Pastor of the Port Orchard Church of the Nazarene, Jerry Myhr. He was answering the question, “How should we approach people to help them become better acquainted with God?” In his evolution as a believer, he was working through finding a better way to share his faith than the typical approach we have been taught, such as: give them a tract give them the gospel of John or the New Testament invite them to an event at your local church take them to hear an evangelist approach from our need to share as opposed to understanding what they need Finding myself in this type of congregation after 12 years of worshiping in an extremely different style left me feeling awkward at first. My daughter and...

read more
Google+