The Purpose and Progression of a Worship Service

How is it then, brethren?  Whenever you come together each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue has a revelation has an interpretation.  Let all things be done for edification.  1 Corinthians 14:26

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. Revelation 2:7; 2:11; 2:17; 2:29; 3:6; 3:13; 3:22

What should be the purpose of gathering together as the Church?  A good typical answer is usually something like “Church is the gathering of the saints for the purpose of fellowship, worshiping the Lord, prayer, partaking in the Lord Supper, and for the edification of the saints.”   Continue reading