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1) SERVE others 2) TELL others about Jesus 3) CONNECT with each other 4) GROW in our loyalty to Christ 5) WORSHIP God
Worship Dictionary definition: • to feel or express reverence or love for a deity • to honor with love and submission Old Testament definition: • to bow down before a superior in respect; to prostrate oneself New Testament definition: • to kiss the hand, as a dog licks his master’s hand, in reverence; to kneel or prostrate oneself in respect.
Worship • Falling on their knees, (the wise men) worshiped Him. (Matthew 2: 11) • “I will give you all these things if you will fall down and worship me” (Matthew 4: 9) • Then those in the boat worshiped Him and said, “Truly You are the Son of God!” (Matthew 14: 33) • They came up, took hold of His feet, and worshiped Him. (Matthew 28: 9)
Worship Sing and make melody with your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God. (Ephesians 5: 19 -20)
We worship God because He is worthy of our worship. • Come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD our maker. (Psalm 95: 6) • The Lamb who was slaughtered is worthy to receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and blessing!” (Revelation 5: 12)
Palm Sunday • The day Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem and people waved palm branches and shouted praises to Him (Matthew 21: 1 -11).
Palm Sunday A very large crowd spread their robes on the road; others were cutting branches from the trees and spreading them on the road. Then the crowds who went ahead of Him and those who followed kept shouting: “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest heaven!” (Matthew 21: 8 -9)
Israel worshipped as he leaned on the top of his staff. Genesis 47: 31 By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and he worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff. Hebrews 11: 21