Lesson June 19, 2022

THEOLOGY OF WORSHIP

 

Lesson 3 – Survey of Worship in the Bible – Prophets Part I

 

I. What worship themes are evident in Joshua and Judges?

A. Practical issues in Joshua and Judges

1.  Obey the Law as you receive the land (Josh. 1:1-9)

2.  Cycles of forgetfulness leading to disobedience and idolatry (Judg. 3:7)

B.  Themes:

1.   Covenant

2.   God’s People

3.  Remember and Obey

 

II. What worship themes are evident in Samuel?

A.  Practical issues in Samuel

1. Hannah’s Prayer (1 Sam. 2:1-10)

2. Eli’s sinful sons (1 Sam. 2:12-19)

3. The LORD’s prophet (1 Sam. 3:19-21)

4. Uzzah’s error (2 Sam. 6:1-11)

5. Michal’s error (2 Sam. 6:12-23)

6. David’s house and God’s house (2 Sam. 7)

B. Themes:

1. Don’t treat the holy carelessly or casually

2. Be a worshiper, not a watcher

 

III. What worship themes are evident in Kings?

A. Practical issues in Kings

1. Bringing in the ark according to the Law (1 Kgs. 8:1-11)

2. Solomon’s prayer of dedication (1 Kgs. 8:22-40)

3. Solomon’s benediction (1 Kgs. 8:54-61)

B. Themes

1. Prayer

2. Spirit in worship

IV. What worship themes are evident in Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel?

A. Practical issue in Isaiah

1. Recognizing God’s holiness (Is. 6:1-8)

2. The prophecy of Immanuel (Is. 9:2-7)

3. Visions of Ezekiel

a. Exile, sanctuary, and new heart and spirit (Is. 11:16-21)

b. Cleansing and renewal for God’s holy name and an eternal covenant (Is. 36:22-28; 37:24-28)

B. Themes:

1. God’s holiness and presence

2. God’s house

3. Covenant

 

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