True Worship and Strange Fire
1. The worship of false gods.
2. The second kind of unacceptable worship is to worship the true God in the wrong way.
In Christ’s day the woman thought this meant being either in Jerusalem, at the temple there, or on Mount Gerezim at the Samaritans’ temple. In our day this would refer to people who think they have worshiped God simply because they have occupied a seat in a church on Sunday morning, or sung a hymn, or lit a candle, or
And the LORD spake unto Aaron, saying, 9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations: 10 and that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean; 11 and that ye may teach the children of Israel all the statutes which the LORD hath spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.