Quoted: A.K.H. Boyd on Worship

The enjoyment of noble architecture and music is not worship, and may not be mistaken for it.

The hush which falls on us, walking the aisles of a church of eight hundred years; the thrill of the nerves and heart as the glorious praise begins, whose echoes fail amid fretted vaults and clustered shafts; all that feeling, solemn as it is, has no necessary connection with worshiping God in spirit and in truth. And we may delude ourselves with the belief that we are offering spiritual worship when it is all a mere matter of natural emotion, which the most godless man could share.

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