Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Cricket to us was more than play, It was a worship in the summer sun.Edmund Charles Blunden
To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example.samuel johnson
Cricket to us, like you, was more than play,It was a worship in the summer sun.Edmund Charles Blunden
Our rule is the works of mercy… It is the way of sacrifice, worship, a sense of reverence.dorothy day
Christ has given us, not only the ritual of an ordinance, but the pattern for our lives, when He took the cup, and gave thanks. So common joys become sacraments, enjoyment becomes worship, and the cup which holds the bitter or the sweet skillfully mingled for our lives becomes the cup of blessing and salvation drank in remembrance of Him.alexander maclaren
Every person is a Hindu who regards and owns this Bharat Bhumi, this land from the Indus to the seas, as his Fatherland as well as Holyland, i.e. the land of the origin of his religion (…) Consequently the so-called aboriginal or hill tribes also are Hindus: because India is their Fatherland as well as their Holyland of whatever form of religion or worship they follow.vinayak damodar savarkar
In His discourses, His miracles, His parables, His sufferings, His resurrection, He gradually raises the pedestal of His humanity before the world, but under a cover, until the shaft reaches from the grave to the heavens, whenHe lifts the curtain, and displays the figure of a man on a throne, for the worship of the universe; and clothing His church with His own power, He authorizes it to baptize and to preach remission of sins in His own name.edward thomson
The monument would consist of a Mosque for the worship of the terrorists' monkey-god.mark williams
We forfeit the right to worship God as long as we continue to humiliate negroes. … The hour calls for moral grandeur and spiritual audacity.abraham joshua heschel
The Dharma of the Westerners is worship of Shakti – the Creative Power regarded as the Female Principle.Vivekananda in “Swami Vivekananda: A Reassessment”, p.106
He wales a portion with judicious care; And "Let us worship God !" he says, with solemn air.Robert Burns
...in Indian society , Yajna meaning, “ worship ”, “ devotion ”, “ prayer ”, “ offering ”, “ oblation ”, “ sacrifice ”, is the most ancient ritual of Hinduism that continues in modern day.Veena R. Howard, in p.70 (Gandhi's Ascetic Activism: Renunciation and Social Action)
The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death , because they are greater than anything he finds in himself , and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.Bertrand Russell, in A Free Man's Worship (1903)
Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?charles de lint
Wherever public worship has been established and regularly aintained, idolatry has vanished from the face of the earth. There is not now a temple to a heathen god where the word of God is read.matthew simpson
Singing is as much an act of worship as is prayer.ellen g. white
"Was the cow crossed?" "No, your worship, it was an open cow."a. p. herbert
In each human heart terror survives The ravin it has gorged: the loftiest fear All that they would disdain to think were true: Hypocrisy and custom make their minds The fanes of many a worship, now outworn. They dare not devise good for man’s estate, And yet they know not that they do not dare.Percy Bysshe Shelley
With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow.Book of Common Prayer, Solemnization of Matrimony.
Almighty God hath created the mind free. All attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burthens … are a departure from the plan of the holy author of our religion … No man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship or ministry or shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief, but all men shall be free to profess and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion. I know but one code of morality for men whether acting singly or collectively.Thomas Jefferson. Inscription on the northwest quadrant of the Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C., selected by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Commission. The first portion is from "A Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom", Julian P. Boyd, , Ed., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson (1950), vol. 2, p. 545–6 (1950). The inscription contains the ellipses above, but it omits other words without ellipses. The last line is from a letter to James Madison (August 28, 1789), Julian P. Boyd, , Ed., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson (1958), vol. 15, p. 367.
Every one's true worship was that which he found in use in the place where he chanced to be.Michel de Montaigne
Um Habiba and Um Salama mentioned about a church they had seen in Ethiopia in which there were pictures. They told the Prophet about it, on which he said, "If any religious man dies amongst those people they would build a place of worship at his grave and make these pictures in it. They will be the worst creature in the sight of Allah on the Day of Resurrection."Narrated 'Aisha (the wife of the Prophet) Sahih Bukhari 1:8:419
But the madness and frenzy to which he gave way were so preposterous, and so utterly insane, that he went even beyond the demigods, and mounted up to and invaded the veneration and worship paid to those who are looked upon as greater than they, as the supreme deities of the world, Mercury, and Apollo, and Mars.XIII, sec. 93. (Philo)
The duty of relieving his fellow creature in distress is imposed on the Christian irrespective of religious doctrines and tenets, and notwithstanding that the object of charity may worship God in an erroneous manner, but in that which he believes to be most acceptable to his Creator.Sir John Romilly, M.R., Att.-Gen. v. Calvert (1857), 23 Beav. 258.
Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it.Florence King, in Quotes about Creativity, p.8
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