Things God Loves: Worship

The OT Hebrew word for worship is shachah (shaw-khaw’): to bow down.
Genesis 24:26-27
Genesis 24:52
The NT Greek word for worship is proskuneó (pros-koo-neh’-o): to do reverence to

“Many Spirit-filled authors have exhausted the thesaurus in order to describe God with the glory He deserves. His perfect holiness, by definition, assures us that our words can’t contain Him. Isn’t it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate?” ~Francis Chan

God deserves our worship.
God doesn’t need our worship.
Job 41:11
Psalm 50:10-12
Psalm 89:11
Acts 17:24-25

God doesn’t need our worship. (But He wants it anyway!)

John 4:23
When we bow ourselves in worship, He knows our hearts belong to him.

“Worship is an act of war against the enemy of our hearts.” ~Holly Gerth

Worship is Powerful
Acts 16:25-26

“Worship is more than singing. It’s more than just lyrics to a song. Worship is standing in the presence of God and declaring praises to His name.” ~Unknown