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160 Worship Scriptures

Worship scriptures are Bible verses that either instruct on how to worship God, describe acts of worship, or express the feelings and attitudes one should have during worship. This list of 160 worship Scriptures, crafted to deepen and enrich your faith, shines a light on the many ways we can connect with the Lord. Whether you’re looking for inspiration, guidance, or a deeper faith connection, these Scriptures guide us toward a more meaningful worship experience. Let’s dive into these inspiring passages and discover the heart of worship to God!

 

Worship Through Praise

  • Psalm 150:6 – “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.”
  • Psalm 95:1-2 – “Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.”
  • Psalm 100:1-2 – “Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.”
  • Psalm 145:3 – “Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.”
  • Psalm 34:1 – “I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.”
  • Psalm 96:1-2 – “Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day.”
  • Psalm 103:1 – “Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.”
  • Psalm 111:1 – “Praise the Lord. I will extol the Lord with all my heart in the council of the upright and in the assembly.”
  • Psalm 147:1 – “Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!”
  • Psalm 113:1-3 – “Praise the Lord. Praise, O servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord. Let the name of the Lord be praised, both now and forevermore.”

Worship Through Thanksgiving

  • Psalm 107:1 – “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:18 – “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
  • Colossians 3:16-17 – “Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
  • Psalm 69:30 – “I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.”
  • Psalm 95:2 – “Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.”
  • 1 Chronicles 16:29 – “Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.”
  • Psalm 50:23 – “Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.”
  • 2 Corinthians 9:15 – “Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!”
  • Psalm 7:17 – “I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High.”
  • Psalm 9:1 – “I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.”

Worship Through Adoration

  • Psalm 29:2 – “Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.”
  • Psalm 63:3-4 – “Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.”
  • Psalm 96:9 – “Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness; tremble before him, all the earth.”
  • Psalm 66:4 – “All the earth bows down to you; they sing praise to you, they sing the praises of your name.”
  • Psalm 45:11 – “Let the king be enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord.”
  • Psalm 8:1 – “Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens.”
  • Psalm 27:4 – “One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.”
  • Psalm 84:1-2 – “How lovely is your dwelling place, Lord Almighty! My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.”
  • Psalm 18:1-2 – “I love you, Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”
  • Psalm 48:1 – “Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain.”

Worship Through Reverence

  • Hebrews 12:28-29 – “Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our ‘God is a consuming fire.'”
  • Psalm 2:11 – “Serve the Lord with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.”
  • Proverbs 9:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”
  • Psalm 111:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.”
  • Psalm 5:7 – “But I, by your great love, can come into your house; in reverence I bow down toward your holy temple.”
  • Psalm 22:23 – “You who fear the Lord, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor him! Revere him, all you descendants of Israel!”
  • Psalm 33:8 – “Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the people of the world revere him.”
  • Psalm 89:7 – “In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.”
  • Psalm 34:9 – “Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing.”
  • Psalm 96:4 – “For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.”

Worship Through Obedience

  • John 14:15 – “If you love me, keep my commands.”
  • 1 Samuel 15:22 – “But Samuel replied: ‘Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.'”
  • James 1:22 – “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”
  • Psalm 132:7 – “Let us go to his dwelling place, let us worship at his footstool, saying,”
  • Psalm 119:30 – “I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws.”
  • Deuteronomy 11:13 – “So if you faithfully obey the commands I am giving you today—to love the Lord your God and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.”
  • Isaiah 29:13 – “The Lord says: ‘These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is based on merely human rules they have been taught.'”
  • Luke 11:28 – “He replied, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.'”
  • Psalm 112:1 – “Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord, who find great delight in his commands.”
  • John 4:23-24 – “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”

Worship Through Service

  • Matthew 25:40 – “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'”
  • Galatians 5:13 – “You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”
  • 1 Peter 4:10 – “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”
  • Romans 12:11 – “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.”
  • Hebrews 13:16 – “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”
  • Philippians 2:4 – “Not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”
  • Matthew 20:28 – “Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
  • Galatians 6:10 – “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.”
  • Mark 10:45 – “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
  • 1 Corinthians 15:58 – “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”

Worship in Creation

  • Psalm 19:1 – “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
  • Romans 1:20 – “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.”
  • Psalm 96:11-12 – “Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it. Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.”
  • Psalm 104:24 – “How many are your works, Lord! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.”
  • Job 12:7-10 – “But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this? In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.”
  • Isaiah 55:12 – “You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.”
  • Psalm 148:3-5 – “Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars. Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies. Let them praise the name of the Lord, for at his command they were created.”
  • Genesis 1:31 – “God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the sixth day.”
  • Psalm 8:3-4 – “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?”
  • Revelation 4:11 – “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.”

Worship in Faithfulness

  • Psalm 37:3 – “Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.”
  • Habakkuk 2:4 – “See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright—but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness.”
  • Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:7-8 – “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.”
  • Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”
  • James 2:18 – “But someone will say, ‘You have faith; I have deeds.’ Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.”
  • Psalm 91:4 – “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.”
  • Lamentations 3:22-23 – “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
  • Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”
  • 1 Corinthians 1:9 – “God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.”

Worship in Solitude

  • Mark 1:35 – “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.”
  • Psalm 46:10 – “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
  • Matthew 6:6 – “But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”
  • Luke 5:16 – “But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.”
  • Psalm 130:5-6 – “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.”
  • 1 Kings 19:11-12 – “The Lord said, ‘Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.’ Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper.”
  • Psalm 5:3 – “In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”
  • Psalm 63:6-7 – “On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night. Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings.”
  • Psalm 119:148 – “My eyes stay open through the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promises.”
  • Psalm 88:13 – “But I cry to you for help, Lord; in the morning my prayer comes before you.”

Worship in Joy and Gladness

  • Psalm 100:2 – “Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.”
  • Philippians 4:4 – “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”
  • Acts 17:23 – “For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship—and this is what I am going to proclaim to you.”
  • Nehemiah 8:10 – “Nehemiah said, ‘Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.'”
  • Psalm 32:11 – “Rejoice in the Lord and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!”
  • Isaiah 61:10 – “I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.”
  • Psalm 98:4 – “Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music;”
  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Acts 2:46-47 – “Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”
  • Psalm 149:5 – “Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.”

Worship Through Sacrifice

  • Romans 12:1 – “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.”
  • Philippians 2:17 – “Even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.”
  • Hebrews 13:15-16 – “Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”
  • Psalm 51:17 – “My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.”
  • 1 Peter 2:5 – “You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.”
  • Mark 12:33 – “To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
  • Psalm 4:5 – “Offer the sacrifices of the righteous and trust in the Lord.”
  • Psalm 54:6 – “I will sacrifice a freewill offering to you; I will praise your name, Lord, for it is good.”
  • Leviticus 22:29 – “When you sacrifice a thank offering to the Lord, sacrifice it in such a way that it will be accepted on your behalf.”
  • Psalm 116:17 – “I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the Lord.”

Worship in Silence and Awe

  • Habakkuk 2:20 – “But the Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth be silent before him.”
  • Zechariah 2:13 – “Be still before the Lord, all mankind, because he has roused himself from his holy dwelling.”
  • Psalm 62:1-2 – “Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.”
  • Lamentations 3:26 – “It is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.”
  • Ecclesiastes 5:2 – “Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.”
  • Psalm 65:1 – “Praise awaits you, O God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled. O you who hear prayer, to you all people will come.”
  • Isaiah 30:15 – “This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: ‘In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength, but you would have none of it.'”
  • 1 Kings 19:12 – “After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper.”
  • Psalm 131:2 – “But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content.”
  • Psalm 37:7 – “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.”

Worship Through Music and Song

  • Ephesians 5:19 – “Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord.”
  • Colossians 3:16 – “Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”
  • Psalm 95:1 – “Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.”
  • Psalm 105:2 – “Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.”
  • 2 Chronicles 5:13-14 – “The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the Lord. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments, they raised their voices in praise to the Lord and sang: ‘He is good; his love endures forever.’ Then the temple of the Lord was filled with the cloud.”
  • Psalm 150:4 – “Praise him with the tambourine and dancing; praise him with the strings and pipe.”
  • Psalm 33:3 – “Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.”
  • Isaiah 12:5 – “Sing to the Lord, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world.”
  • Psalm 147:7 – “Sing to the Lord with grateful praise; make music to our God on the harp.”
  • Psalm 108:1-2 – “My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.”

Worship Through Meditation and Reflection

  • Psalm 1:2 – “But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.”
  • Joshua 1:8 – “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.”
  • Psalm 119:15 – “I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.”
  • Psalm 143:5 – “I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.”
  • Psalm 104:34 – “May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the Lord.”
  • Psalm 19:14 – “May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.”
  • Psalm 49:3 – “My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding.”
  • Psalm 119:99 – “I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes.”
  • Revelation 14:7 – “He said in a loud voice, ‘Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea and the springs of water.'”
  • Psalm 77:12 – “I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.”

Worship Through Prayer

  • Philippians 4:6 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
  • James 5:16 – “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”
  • Matthew 6:7 – “And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.”
  • Colossians 4:2 – “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”
  • Acts 2:42 – “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”
  • Luke 18:1 – “Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.”
  • Ephesians 6:18 – “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.”
  • Psalm 145:18 – “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.”
  • 2 Chronicles 7:14 – “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

Worship Through Living a Godly Life

  • Micah 6:8 – “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
  • Titus 2:11-12 – “For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in this present age.”
  • 1 Peter 2:12 – “Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.”
  • Galatians 5:22-23 – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”
  • Matthew 5:16 – “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”
  • Ephesians 4:1-2 – “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”
  • 1 Timothy 4:12 – “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”
  • 2 Peter 1:5-7 – “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness.”
  • Philippians 1:27 – “Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel.”
  • Psalm 95:6 – “Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker;”

Conclusion

These 160 worship Scriptures invite us to deepen our connection with God, offering diverse ways to express our faith and reverence. May this journey through these Bible verses your heart as you continue to seek and celebrate God’s divine presence in your life. Carry these words with you, let them guide your steps, and may your worship to the Lord be ever more meaningful and heartfelt.

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