For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship
Current discussions about worship are often driven by pragmatics and personal preferences rather than by the teaching of Scripture. True worship, however, is our response to God's gracious revelation; in order to be acceptable to God, worship must be experienced...
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Current discussions about worship are often driven by pragmatics and personal preferences rather than by the teaching of Scripture. True worship, however, is our response to God's gracious revelation; in order to be acceptable to God, worship must be experienced on God's terms.
Respected Old Testament scholar Daniel Block examines worship in the Bible, offering a comprehensive biblical foundation and illuminating Old Testament worship practices and principles. He develops a theology of worship that is consistent with the teachings of Scripture and is applicable for the church today. He also introduces readers to a wide range of issues related to worship. The book, illustrated with diagrams, charts, and pictures, will benefit professors and students in worship and Bible courses, pastors, and church leaders.
Daniel I. Block (D.Phil., School of Archaeology and Oriental Studies, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England) has been Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College since 2005. His most recent publications are For the Glory of God: A Biblical Theology of Worship and Deuteronomy (NIV Application Commentary). Highly acclaimed commentaries have been Judges, Ruth (New American Commentary) and two volumes The Book of Ezekiel Chapters 1-24; The Book of Ezekiel Chapters 25-48. (New International Commentary on the Old Testament).
- Current Discussions About Worship Are Often Driven By Pragmatics And Personal Preferences Rather Than By The Teaching Of Scripture. True Worship, However, Is Our Response To God's Gracious Revelation; In Order To Be Acceptable To God, Worship Must Be Experienced On God's Terms.<br> <br> Respected Old Testament Scholar Daniel Block Examines Worship In The Bible, Offering A Comprehensive Biblical Foundation And Illuminating Old Testament Worship Practices And Principles. He Develops A Theology Of Worship That Is Consistent With The Teachings Of Scripture And Is Applicable For The Church Today. He Also Introduces Readers To A Wide Range Of Issues Related To Worship. The Book, Illustrated With Diagrams, Charts, And Pictures, Will Benefit Professors And Students In Worship And Bible Courses, Pastors, And Church Leaders.