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As an unbeliever, can I worship God?

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by SaggyWoman, Dec 16, 2011.

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  1. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    Am I able to, as an unbeliever, worship God?
     
  2. glfredrick

    glfredrick New Member

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    You can try, but according to the Scriptures, worship of God is in "spirit and truth" and one cannot have spirit and truth until one is regenerated from their sin-cursed state and indwelt by the Holy Spirit.

    Please do not make that a reason to stop trying, however. Sometimes trying at worship leads to true worship when God works through the acts of worship to bring life.
     
  3. FriendofSpurgeon

    FriendofSpurgeon Well-Known Member
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    Interesting post. I am reminded of the centurion Cornelius...

    "He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.

    Yet, was not a believer at the time.
     
  4. Pastor David

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    A 'God-fearer' was a believer who had not been circumcised according to Jewish custom/law.
     
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    Jerome Well-Known Member
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    So that includes all female believers then?
     
  6. following-Him

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    How can you worship something/someone you don't believe in?
     
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