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For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship
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For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship

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Baker Academic 2014

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Overview

Current discussions about worship are often driven by pragmatics and personal preferences rather than the teaching of Scripture. True worship, however, is a response to God’s gracious revelation—in order to be acceptable to God, worship must be experienced on God’s terms. In this volume, respected Old Testament scholar Daniel Block examines worship in the Bible, offering a comprehensive biblical foundation and illuminating Old Testament worship practices and principles.

Block develops a theology of worship that is consistent with the teachings of Scripture and is applicable for the church today. He also introduces readers to a wide range of issues related to worship. Ideal for professors, seminarians, pastors, and church leaders, For the Glory of God is illustrated with diagrams, charts, and pictures that help the Scriptures come alive for readers and make the concepts discussed understandable.

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

For another biblical approach to worship, get Bryan Chapell’s Christ-Centered Worship: Letting the Gospel Shape Our Practice.

Key Features

  • Makes Scripture the guiding principle in the study of worship
  • Offers a comprehensive biblical foundation of worship
  • Illuminates Old Testament practices and principles
  • Develops a theology of worship based on the Scripture

Contents

  • Toward a Holistic, Biblical Understanding of Worship
  • The Object of Worship
  • The Subject of Worship
  • Daily Life as Worship
  • Family Life and Work as Worship
  • The Ordinances as Worship
  • Hearing and Proclaiming the Scriptures in Worship
  • Prayer as Worship
  • Music as Worship
  • Sacrifice and Offerings as Worship
  • The Drama of Worship
  • The Design and Theology of Sacred Space
  • Leaders in Worship

Praise for the Print Edition

. . . an insightful study of worship that has practical implications for all.

Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College

Pastors and other worship leaders will wonder how they ever got along without it. We are all in his debt.

John H. Walton, professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College

With its careful exegesis of the Bible, clear understanding of ancient Near Eastern culture, and practical suggestions for the local church, For the Glory of God is destined to become an essential text for putting God at the center of worship.

Philip G. Ryken, president, Wheaton College

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About Daniel I. Block

Daniel I. Block is the Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College. He previously taught at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary as the John R. Sampey Professor of Old Testament Interpretation. Block’s two-volume commentary on Ezekiel in the New International Commentary series is a standard in Old Testament scholarship. He is also the author of the commentary on Judges and Ruth in the New American Commentary series, and the commentary on Deuteronomy in the NIV Application Commentary series.

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