O Come Let Us Adore Him
Passage: Hebrews 12:28–12:29
Title: O Come Let Us Adore Him
Text: Hebrews 12:28-29
O Come Let Us Adore Him:
-Latin “Adeste Fideles”
-John Francis Wade (1744), Frederick Oakely (1841)
1) To regard with utmost esteem, love, respect, and honor.
2) To pay divine honor to, to worship.
The right response to Christ’s birth is worship.
We are guilty:
-Good worship of a bad god.
-Bad worship of a good God.
Gratitude is the gateway to worship.
Guidelines for worship:
1) Worship with awe.
-Awe (Phobos), reverential fear.
2) Worship with Abandon.
3) Worship with intimacy.
Worship isn’t based on feelings- feelings follow obedience.