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The Power of Worship
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2 Chron. 5:1-2, 12-14
Solomon had completed the building of the temple. It was a day of celebration. David, had gathered all the materials but God had said you will not build the temple. At this time of dedication, all Israel gathered to Worship the Lord. 120 priest began to blow the trumpets. NO discord, no disunity, no one was off key, saying, For the Lord is good and his mercy endureth forever. Then a cloud of God’s glory filled the temple, The presence of God was so real the priest could no longer stand to minister before the Lord. The fell prostrate as the glory of the Lord filled the temple. Need to know years before David had initiated a new form of worship. 1 Chron 25:1, last of v 3, v5,6. 17 kids in this family and every one of them dedicated to praising the Lord in song. Read v5-7
120 trumpets, 17 persons ensemble, 288 voice choir, all singing worthy is the lord, his mercy endureth forever. Is there any wonder the cloud of God’s glory would come upon the people. David introduced the use of musical instruments into the worship service. Symbol, trumpet, harp...They were to make a sound of Worship, prophecy...prophecy in the sense of declaring God’s worth and glory. AS the glory of God would come the saints of God would be encouraged, the warriors would receive instructions, the nation would prosper. Many great victories came to Israel as a result of the worship that David introduced.
Three principals I want you to grasp. In our Christian life
I. THERE ARE BATTLES FOUGHT IN WORSHIP!
Worship is an instrument of warfare. Time of unprecedented Worship the borders of Israel were enlarged to it’s greatest dimensions. He said I give you this land, It belongs to you. During David’s reign, when he instituted a new dimension of Worship and worship in the house of God that the nation of Israel reached it’s greatest scope. The expansion of the nation paralleled the expansion of the Worship of the people of God. Territory God had promised suddenly given to the people of God. There were physical and spiritual breakthroughs experienced as the Israelites worshipped the Lord. worship will get God’s attention. I wonder if there is territory in your life that God has promised that you have not yet received? a dream…not yet received. a vision.. not been fulfilled. a promise… door seems to be closed. God has said…. but down through the years you have failed to experience the provision of God according to t