Worship is Dialogical

True worship is a conversation

[I]n every well-constructed worship service the pendulum should swing rhythmically between God addressing his people through Scripture and his people responding to him in confession, faith, adoration, or prayer.

— John R.W. Stott, The Message of 1 and 2 Thessalonians: Preparing for the Coming King (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2021), 131