Mankind and All Creation was Created for Worship.
Revelation 4:9-11 (ESV)
9 And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever, 10 the twenty-four elders fall down before him who is seated on the throne and worship him who lives forever and ever. They cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
11 “Worthy are you, our Lord and God,
to receive glory and honor and power,
for you created all things,
and by your will they existed and were created.”
Scriptures about Worshipping God
John 4:21-23 (ESV)
21 Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. 22 You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.
Romans 12:1 (ESV)
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
Revelation 14:7 (ESV)
And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”
Isaiah 43:7 (ESV)
everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.
Psalm 22:27 (ESV)
All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you.
Psalm 29:2 (ESV)
Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.
Psalm 86:9 (ESV)
All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.
Psalm 95:6 (ESV)
Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!
Psalm 96:9 (ESV)
Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness; tremble before him, all the earth!
Psalm 99:5 (ESV)
Exalt the Lord our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he!
Matthew 4:10 (ESV)
Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”
Scriptures about Wrong Worship
Deuteronomy 11:16 (ESV)
Take care lest your heart be deceived, and you turn aside and serve other gods and worship them
Acts 7:42 (ESV)
But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven
Romans 1:25 (ESV)
because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.
Worship Songs from the Scriptures
Psalm 57:9-11 (ESV)
9 I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples;
I will sing praises to you among the nations.
10 For your steadfast love is great to the heavens,
your faithfulness to the clouds.
11 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens!
Let your glory be over all the earth!