We must surrender and abandon ourselves to His divine will in perfect confidence. This divine will is infinitely wise, powerful and benevolent towards those who completely and unreservedly place their hope in it, who love and seek it alone, and who believe with an unshakable faith and confidence that what it effects in us at each moment is indeed the best.
— Jean-Pierre de Caussade
To think of God for who he is, is to lapse into worship.
— Dallas Willard, quoted in Defending the Faith by Mary Jo Sharp, p. 54
Worship is responding to all that God is with all that we have.
— Natasha Crain, from Keeping Your Kids on God’s Side, kindle location 847
True worship flows up from the depth of understanding the glory and wonder of your God.
— John MacArthur, from Marks of a Faithful Church, tape side 1
Worship must lift one out of oneself into the objective and eternal realities of God.
— Douglas Groothuis, from Truth Decay, p. 273