Category Archives: Worship – for real

Glorious Music

The first time I saw a video of a flash mob, I had two thoughts. One was that I would love to see one in person. The other, and the reason I continue to enjoy them, is that they spark … Continue reading

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Why Do You Worship? (Part 5 of 5)

Finally, we come back to the verse that prompted this closer look at Daniel 3. We have already seen how Neb’s perception of the god he worships seems less than god-like. If worship must be coerced, then something must lacking … Continue reading

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Why Do You Worship? (Part 4)

So we are assuming that Nebuchadnezzar (we’re calling him Neb) truly believes in whatever entity he has created an idol to. Now he wants others to worship this being as well. His words tell us something about his beliefs. 1) … Continue reading

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Why Do You Worship? (Part III)

So Neb is the king. He already has the authority over Babylon and those he has captured — Jews and who knows who else. (Just a reminder: we are in the third chapter of Daniel.) Now he has a huge … Continue reading

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Why Do You Worship? (Part 2)

The first clue we have about the gods that Neb worships is that the worship is forced. There are other examples of forced worship throughout history, up to current times. Countries have designated a state religion, and sometimes refuse to … Continue reading

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Why Do You Worship?

There is a king in the Bible, in the book of Daniel, named Nebuchadnezzar (let’s just call him Neb, for short). I think he worshipped for the same reasons, and with the same mindset, of probably 99.9% of the non-Christian … Continue reading

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