100 Bible Verses about We Were Created To Worship And Praise

Isaiah 43:21 ESV / 150 helpful votes

The people whom I formed for myself that they might declare my praise.

John 4:23 ESV / 91 helpful votes

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.

Isaiah 43:7 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! ...

Psalm 100:1-5 ESV / 49 helpful votes

A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 95:6 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!

Revelation 4:11 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“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.”

John 4:24 ESV / 28 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Psalm 150:6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!

Psalm 66:4 ESV / 26 helpful votes

All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name.” Selah

Psalm 100:4 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!

Psalm 99:5 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Exalt the Lord our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he!

John 4:21-24 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 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. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Psalm 149:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre!

Psalm 9:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Sing praises to the Lord, who sits enthroned in Zion! Tell among the peoples his deeds!

John 4:23-24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Hebrews 13:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

Philippians 3:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh—

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Matthew 4:10 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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.’”

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Psalm 149:1-9 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly! Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King! Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre! For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with salvation. Let the godly exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds. ...

Revelation 5:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!”

Revelation 14:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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.”

Philippians 2:9-11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Romans 1:1-32 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, ...

James 4:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Psalm 149:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let the high praises of God be in their throats and two-edged swords in their hands,

Psalm 135:1-3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord, give praise, O servants of the Lord, who stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God! Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant!

Revelation 15:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.”

Acts 17:24-25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man, nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything.

Luke 24:53 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And were continually in the temple blessing God.

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Romans 12:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Psalm 7:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

1 Chronicles 16:8-12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples! Sing to him; sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works! Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice! Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! Remember the wondrous works that he has done, his miracles and the judgments he uttered,

Psalm 144:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I will sing a new song to you, O God; upon a ten-stringed harp I will play to you,

Psalm 132:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Let us go to his dwelling place; let us worship at his footstool!”

Psalm 119:175 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Let my soul live and praise you, and let your rules help me.

Psalm 109:30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

With my mouth I will give great thanks to the Lord; I will praise him in the midst of the throng.

Psalm 47:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Sing praises to God, sing praises! Sing praises to our King, sing praises!

Psalm 29:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.

Psalm 18:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.

James 5:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

Matthew 12:30 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Jeremiah 31:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord: “Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob, and raise shouts for the chief of the nations; proclaim, give praise, and say, ‘O Lord, save your people, the remnant of Israel.’

Psalm 148:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his hosts!

Psalm 101:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music.

1 Chronicles 16:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness;

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

2 Chronicles 7:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When all the people of Israel saw the fire come down and the glory of the Lord on the temple, they bowed down with their faces to the ground on the pavement and worshiped and gave thanks to the Lord, saying, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

Revelation 11:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the twenty-four elders who sit on their thrones before God fell on their faces and worshiped God,

Luke 17:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice;

Matthew 22:32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? He is not God of the dead, but of the living.”

Daniel 2:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To you, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, for you have given me wisdom and might, and have now made known to me what we asked of you, for you have made known to us the king's matter.”

Isaiah 1:11-15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the Lord; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts; I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of goats. “When you come to appear before me, who has required of you this trampling of my courts? Bring no more vain offerings; incense is an abomination to me. New moon and Sabbath and the calling of convocations— I cannot endure iniquity and solemn assembly. Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates; they have become a burden to me; I am weary of bearing them. When you spread out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood.

Psalm 138:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Of David. I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise;

Psalm 117:1-2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!

Psalm 108:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations.

Psalm 103:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name!

Psalm 99:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the Lord our God is holy!

Psalm 59:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Psalm 9:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Revelation 21:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

Revelation 4:9-11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever, 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, “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.”

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

1 Corinthians 14:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

What am I to do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will pray with my mind also; I will sing praise with my spirit, but I will sing with my mind also.

1 Corinthians 14:1-40 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit. On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consolation. The one who speaks in a tongue builds up himself, but the one who prophesies builds up the church. Now I want you all to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be built up. ...

John 4:1-54 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples), he left Judea and departed again for Galilee. And he had to pass through Samaria. So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. ...

Luke 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Jesus answered him, “It is written, “‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.’”

Matthew 26:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Isaiah 29:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

Isaiah 25:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.

Psalm 134:1-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who stand by night in the house of the Lord! Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord! May the Lord bless you from Zion, he who made heaven and earth!

Psalm 119:171 ESV / 4 helpful votes

My lips will pour forth praise, for you teach me your statutes.

Psalm 113:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised!

Psalm 111:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

Psalm 104:33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will sing to the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have being.

Psalm 99:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let them praise your great and awesome name! Holy is he!

Psalm 22:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Acts 16:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Acts 4:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to God and said, “Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them,

Acts 2:46 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

Luke 24:52 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,

Daniel 4:37 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble.

Ecclesiastes 3:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Psalm 135:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Blessed be the Lord from Zion, he who dwells in Jerusalem! Praise the Lord!

Psalm 134:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord!

Psalm 111:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation.

Psalm 107:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let them extol him in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

Psalm 106:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

Psalm 105:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Psalm 102:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet to be created may praise the Lord:

Psalm 95:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!

Psalm 119:164 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.

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