“If there is no praise in our hearts, there can’t be much evangel on our lips.” -Edmund Clowney [unconfirmed]
“If our desire is to please God, pouring water, washing dishes, cobbling shoes, and preaching the Word ‘is all one.’” -William Tyndale
“Now the proper good of a creature is to surrender itself to its Creator—to enact intellectually, volitionally, and emotionally, that relationship which is given in the mere fact of its being a creature. When it does so, it is good and happy.” -C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain
“later Jewish writers of priestly interests… “saw the maintenance of worship in the temple as one of the pillars of the universe.” R. Alan Cole, Exodus, pg. 17
BTW NOTE: Okay, now think of how Christ is the perfect high priest in the heavenly temple, and that according to Hebrews (which explains all those things) also says that Christ “upholds the universe by the word of his power” (1:3). In other words, Christ fulfills this idea of a worshiper beinge the pillar of the universe.
”If the root problem of addictions is false worship, the answer is knowing the Lord, the One who deserves our worship.” – Ed Welch
“No room remains empty for long. If God is driven out, the gods come trooping in.” -Lesslie Newbigin