Daily Meditations Published by IT Fellowship of North America & Europe Diocese of Mar Thoma Church
Word for the day by Christian Education Forum
DSMC Sunday Our God worthy of praise and worship Luke 10:21-24 Vs.24 “For I tell you that many prophets and Kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear and did not hear it.
Mar Thoma Church is celebrating May 23rd as DSMC Sunday. The department of sacred music and communications is the official music department of the Church. We are thankfully remembering the services of DSMC, to promote Christian values through music. The Church appreciates their role in facilitating church choirs in leading worship and helping the congregation to sing together and experience the presence of God.
Hymns and prayers are absolutely essential for the worship service, and praise and worship are important and desired by God. Christian hymns reflect the true faith. Let us praise the Lord who is worthy of praise, with joyful music. Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit, and said, “I give you praise father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden the mystery of the gospel, from the wise and the learned - you have revealed them to the childlike,” pertaining to the disciples. Jesus continued to say that,” Blessed are the eyes that see what disciples could see.” Christ is emphasizing the fact that the gospel truths are revealed to people who are having childlike faith, dependence in God and having a prayerful attitude.
Let us praise God for all the blessings we are receiving in our life every day. We must be able to approach God with a childlike mindset and attitude, in order to learn and receive the hidden truths from the Bible. The Church has faith in the Triune God.
The Persons in the Trinity have full knowledge of each other, as they are of one essence. From God, the Son imparts the truths through the spirit to whomsoever He wishes to reveal it. True worship is not a matter of sound and performance, but it is a time of thanksgiving that rises from the heart. It is powerful enough to heal the world, even from the pandemic.
Dear Lord, strengthen us to worship you in spirit and truth through the music that rises from the heart. Give us Your Grace to live according to Your will and overcome this pandemic. In Jesus name we ask. Amen.
Thought of the day Praising the Lord in truth and spirit is the true worship.
Rev. Jacob Thomas Vicar, Bethany/Tabor MTC
Christian Education Forum, Diocese of NAE of the Mar Thoma Church
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