Worship inspires obedience to the Lord.

Worship inspires obedience to the Lord.

“Then all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.” (Ezra 3:11)

“Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city.” (Rev 22:4)

“For it is written, You shall worship the LORD your God, and Him only you shall serve.” (Matt 4:10)

“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.” (Jn 4:23)

“God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” (Jn 4:24)

“For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh” (Phil 3:3)

“the twenty-four elders fall down before Him who sits on the throne and worship Him who lives forever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne” (Rev 4:10)

“Fear God and give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgment has come; and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water.” (Rev 14:7)

“Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy. For all nations shall come and worship before You, for Your judgments have been manifested.” (Rev 15:4)

“Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” (Rev 19:10)

“I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.” (Rev 22:9)

“I will worship toward Your holy temple, and praise Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth; for You have magnified Your word above all Your name.” (Ps 138:2)

“Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at His footstool—He is holy.” (Ps 99:5)

“Oh, worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness!” (Ps 96:9)

“All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord, and shall glorify Your name.” (Ps 86:9)

“So the King will greatly desire your beauty; because He is your Lord, worship Him.” (Ps 45:11)

“Give unto the LORD the glory due to His name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.” (Ps 29:2)

“But as for me, I will come into Your house in the multitude of Your mercy; in fear of You I will worship toward Your holy temple.” (Ps 5:7)

“for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God” (Ex 34:14)

“Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice” (1Sam 15:22)

“Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness?” (Rom 6:16)

“Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept secret since the world began but now made manifest, and by the prophetic Scriptures made known to all nations, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, for obedience to the faith—to God, alone wise, be glory through Jesus Christ forever. Amen.” (Rom 16:25-27)

Reading: Ezra 1-3; Acts 1