Hard Questions—Why worship God?

A1 Question
B1 Does God need it?
C1 God needs nothing
D1 “…nor by the hands of men is He served, as though He needed anything, for He gives to all life and breath with respect to all things. (Acts 17:25, EMTV) Nor does he need anything that we can supply by working for him, since it is he himself who gives life and breath and everything else to everyone. (Acts 17:25, GNB92)
D2 Psalm 50:8-15
D3 Since He is the source of life and everything that is, He needs nothing.
D4 Since He owns everything, He needs nothing.
B2 What is worship? See below in answers
A2 Answer
B1 Reasons
C1 Being thankful: Matthew 15:36, Romans 1:21, 1 Corinthians 15:57, Philippians 4:6, Revelation 7:12
C2 Praise for good work: Luke 19:37, 1 Kings 8:55-56
C3 For a compliment: Mark 7:37, Luke 23:41
C4 Respect and honor: Matthew 2:2, Matthew 2:11, Matthew 4:9-10, Matthew 8:2, Romans 1:25, Revelation 4:10, Revelation 9:20, Revelation 22:8-9
C5 Singing for our emotional expression: 2 Chronicles 5:13, Revelation 5:8-14
B2 God gives these to us
C1 Thanks: John 11:41, 1 Peter 1:7
C2 Praise: Luke 22:28-30, Romans 2:29, 1 Corinthians 4:5
C3 Compliment: Matthew 25:21
C4 Honor: John 5:44, John 12:26
Posted by Choco at 15:22 on 20 Dec 15
Hard Questions—Why worship God?
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