Series: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Liturgical Studies (CICW)We Have Seen His Glory
sounds a clarion call to worship in light of the coming Kingdom. Ben Witherington here contends that Christian worship cannot be a matter of merely continuing ancient practices; instead, we must be preparing for worship in the Kingdom of God when it comes on earth. The eight chapters in this thought-provoking book each end with questions for reflection and discussion -- ideal fare for church study groups.
"In this study I hope to tease some minds into active thought about what worship should look like if we really believe that God's Kingdom is coming. . . . It's time for us to explore a more biblical and Kingdom-oriented vision of worship."
-- from the prelude
— Dallas Theological Seminary
"A solid meditation on the theocentric focus that is at the core of worship. Worship is about God and for God, touching the whole of our lives. Witherington's book is really a series of biblical reflections on this theme. Read, enjoy, and then take a moment to delight in the God Witherington draws us to behold."
Timothy C. Tennent, PhD
— Asbury Theological Seminary
"In a day when the worship of the Triune God has been trivialized, marketed, and squandered for human consumption, Ben Witherington provides a proper theological frame for understanding the majesty, power and awe of Christian worship. No one who reads this book can ever be satisifed with a consumer, spector-sport approach to Christian worship."