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The way I understand this (and having read the devotion), is that it is impossible to live in a state of heightened worship, being exhilarated each moment of the day. But, the hour of worship on Sunday, would hopefully give significance to one’s everyday life. It’s like the surfer who, after catching a great wave, recalls it long after the event, inspiring her in her everyday life – “I am a surfer!”
This is what Peterson says, “The common-sense objection to God dwelling on earth in a house of prayer, to God meeting us in a place of worship, has not been able to survive the evidence of experience and faith. After all, common sense is one of the least reliable tests of reality.”
I understand this to mean, that “common-sense” would dismiss the idea of God meeting us in a building. But the evidence of experience and faith defies this so called “common-sense”.
I then thought about the question, “Does anyone care, God?”. I continued “Does anyone care about God, God?”
As I looked at the verse and what I had written, a small voice inside my head said, “Are you listening”? “Do you care about God, Mark?”