General Instruction Regarding Worship

What does the word unauthorized mean?

 Acts 20:28 The elders are to “take Heed” and see that order and reverence is taking place in worship

I Cor 14 – leaders are to see that things are done decently and in order

 Malachi 1:6, 8, 10 Show proper reverence or shut the doors!  

 I Cor 4:6 Paul tells us to “not think beyond what is written.”

 Deut 4:2 instructs us to neither add nor take away from God’s word “in word or deed” refers to whether we are speaking or acting

Acts 4:7 “in the name of Jesus” means “by Jesus’ authority

 I Sam 15:22 Says that we MUST have authority for everything we do

 2 John 9 some had “transgressed and gone beyond the doctrine of Christ” as a result, they no longer had God as their father. We MUST do only what is authorized.

5 Authorized Acts of Worship: (Acts 2:42 (I Cor 16:2, Acts 20:7); Eph 5:19)

1. Lords Supper

2. Giving

3. Prayer

4. Singing

5. Teaching

5 Authorized Characteristics of Worship

1. Worship with Aim – Romans 8:6; 13

2. Worship with Action – Philippians 2:10-11

3. Worship with Absolute – John 4:24

4. Worship with Attitude – Philippians 3:3

5. Worship with Authority – John 14:6; 2 Timothy 2:15


Galatians 1:6-9 turning from the Gospel to a different Gospel and to distort the Gospel of Christ.
2 Timothy 4:3-4
“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but WANTING to have their
ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to THEIR OWN DESIRES;
and will turn away their ears FROM THE TRUTH, and will turn aside to myths.” 

About Daron Hoggatt

I have a passion of spreading the Word of God to all the world.
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