"Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth". ~John 4:22-24
The number one barrier to operating in consistent heart of worshipping and praising God is emotions. Satan always targets a believer's human emotions in order to turn off his or her passion for worship. Satan knows that if we can rise above our human emotional feelings then we will worship God in spirit and truth to the glory of God irrespective of our natural situations and circumstances.
Worshipping God is all about reverencing God as our Maker and Creator irrespective of our natural world situations and circumstances. Before Satan fell from glory to shame, Satan once existed in the glory and beauty a true worshipper of God has (Ezekiel 28:14-19). Satan lost his glorious beauty due to his evil and wicked rebellion against God. And whosoever partakes in Satan's rebellion will also automatically partake in consequences of his rebellion, which is shame and eternal death damnation in hell fire.
Satan as a disgraced fallen angel is an evil wicked spirit. His number one goal for man is to deceive man into worshipping him as a 'god' so that man will partake in his eternal damnation. Satan understands that a man can only have the rewards of eternal life from God if he worships God in spirit and truth. Being a passionate worshipper of God himself in the past before his fall from glory, Satan fully understand that God will always be moved to favour, promote and abundantly bless His true worshippers beyond our human asking capacity and articulations.
Evidence of true or false belief is in worship. A true believer of God must evidence his or her belief in the true God through worshipping God in spirit and truth. Worshipping God is evidence of life in our souls because only the living can worship God in spirit and truth. God is life itself and no one outside of God who is life itself can worship God in spirit and truth. When we worship God in spirit and truth, we remain in His glorious presence. And Satan knows that if we are in God's presence, he cannot exercise his evil and wicked dominion over our souls or harm us in anyway.
Everything God did for us through Christ is to restore us back again to the place of true worship. The place of true worship is in God's presence and God's presence is the heartland of glory. Those who worship God in spirit and truth are in God's glorious presence and shall not partake in the shame of Lucifer the disgraced fallen angel.
If there is one thing Satan is afraid of it is the worship of a true believer. Satan knows we automatically please and glorify God when we worship God in spirit and truth irrespective of our natural life circumstances (Job 1:1-2). A true worshipper has the fire protection of God and we are automatically victorious over Satan's evil devices when we continue in worshipping God irrespective of our natural situation and circumstances.
A true worshipper of God is a partaker of God's authority and dominion and the worship of a true believer is a release of fire judgement on Satan and his hosts of demonic entities. It is for this reason that Satan tempts and tries a believer consistently in his desperate attempt to get a believer to cease worship fire. Satan seeks to deactivate the spiritual passion we have for worshipping God by activating our human emotional feelings. Satan knows that once the heat of our emotional feelings becomes turned on then our passion for worship will automatically go cold. We can only rise above our emotional feelings in understanding mindset of evidence of God's love for us through Christ. Only by walking in understanding mindset of demonstration of His love for us through Christ would we rise above our emotional feelings and praise Him as our Maker irrespective of our natural life situations.
God created us for worship and Satan's number one priority is to beguile man to worship him in place of the true one God. Several people in the world today worship what they do not know and unless God opens their eyes to see Him as the only one that must be worshipped they will remain blinded by Lucifer's lies.
Christ ultimate mission to earth is to deliver us from spiritual Babylon and Egypt so we can worship God in spirit and truth. The mystery Babylonian and Egyptian world is full of perverted souls that are worshipping demonic fallen angels. And freedom from the perverted worship dungeon of fallen angels is only possible through Christ the Living Water. Through Christ, we are once again restored into the place and position of worshipping God in spirit and truth. The worship of a living soul are a sweet savour in the nostrils of God. In Christ we are God's temple and the glory of God always shine bright in His temple. God as the Majestic Lord of hosts of heavenly victorious angels always inhabits His place of worship. And those that worship God shall always be full of His kingdom glory and riches.
Arise O fellow brethren in Christ and worship God in spirit and truth. Turn off the emotional darkness and brighten the earth with your praise and worship of the living God. He alone deserves to be praised and worshipping the living God is evidence and proof of our spiritual victory. Those who worship God in spirit and truth shall have His full protection and no weapon formed or fashioned against them shall ever prosper.
Arise in victory O ye saints of the living God and bless the holy name of our LORD and Maker in spirit and truth. Give Him glory and praise for He is faithful and He alone is forever worthy to be praised.
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