Worship Notes

"Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, 

and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe." 

Hebrews 12:28

Preparation for Worship on 4.11.2021

Proverbs 18:1-2

“[W]hen we evaluate and judge other people, our natural inclination is to ignore our own faults and to make critical judgments of others. Jesus is not forbidding critical thinking in the positive sense, which means to evaluate others’ words and actions carefully so we can discriminate between truth and error, right and wrong (see Matt. 7:15-16).”

—Ken Sande, “Judging Others: The Danger of Playing God”

“For Christian charity [love] is not a thing founded on the ruins of reason, but there is the most sweet harmony between reason and charity. And therefore we are not forbidden to judge all persons when there is plain and clear evidence that they are justly chargeable with evil…

—Jonathan Edwards, Charity and Its Fruit