William Temple on Worship

Pastor John read this quote in his sermon today and it really struck me, I hope it challenges you to re-think what worship is too:

“Worship is the submission of all of our nature to God.
It is the quickening of conscience by His holiness,
Nourishment of mind by His truth,
Purifying of imagination by His beauty,
Opening of the heart to His love,
And submission of will to his purpose.
And all this gathered up in adoration is the greatest of human expressions of which we are capable.”

William Temple (Archbishop of Canterbury from 1942-1944)

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