Why We Worship JESUS ?

When we read Bible We Jesusโ€™ being worshiped on multiple occasions and for various purposes:

Gospel of Matthew 

  1. Wise-men – Matthew 2:1-2, 8, 11

Matthew 2:1ย Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, Wise-men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying,
2ย Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
11ย .And they came into the house and saw the young child with Mary his mother; and they fell down and worshipped him; and opening their treasures they offered unto him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

2. Ruler of synagogue – Matthew 9:18

Matthew 9:18 While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.

3.Fishermen – Matthew 14:33

Matthew 14:28 And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto Thee upon the waters.
29 And he said, Come. And Peter went down from the boat, and walked upon the waters to come to Jesus.
30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, Lord, save me.
31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and took hold of him, and saith unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
32 And when they were gone up into the boat, the wind ceased.
33 And they that were in the boat worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.

4.A woman of Canaan – Matthew 15:22-25

Matthew 15:22 And behold, a Canaanitish woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a demon.
23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.
24 But he answered and said, I was not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
25 But she came and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me.

5.Mother of James and John – Matthew 20:20

Matthew 20:20 Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, worshipping [him], and asking a certain thing of him.

6. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary  – Matthew 28:9

Matthew 28:9 And behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and took hold of his feet, and worshipped him.

7. 11 Disciples – Matthew 28:16-20

Matthew 28:16 But the eleven disciples went into Galilee, unto the mountain where Jesus had appointed them.
17 And when they saw him, they worshipped [him]; but some doubted.
18 And Jesus came to them and spake unto them, saying, All authority hath been given unto me in heaven and on earth.
19 Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:
20 teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I commanded you: and lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.

Gospel of Mark

  8. Demon possessed Man – Mark 5:2-7

Mark 5:And when he was come out of the boat, straightway there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,
who had his dwelling in the tombs: and no man could any more bind him, no, not with a chain;
because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been rent asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: and no man had strength to tame him.
And always, night and day, in the tombs and in the mountains, he was crying out, and cutting himself with stones.
And when he saw Jesus from afar, he ran and worshipped him;

Gospel of Luke

9. All Disciples after Ascension of JESUS –  Luke 24:50-52

Luke 24:50 And he led them out until [they were] over against Bethany: and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.
51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.
52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

Gospel of John 

10.Born Blind – John 9:35-38

John 9:35 Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, โ€œDo you believe in the Son of Man?โ€
36 โ€œWho is he, sir?โ€ the man asked. โ€œTell me so that I may believe in him.โ€
37 Jesus said, โ€œYou have now seen him; in fact, he is the one speaking with you.โ€
38 And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.

Book of Revelation

11.Every creature in heaven & on Earth & under the earth & on the sea – Rev 5:12-14

Rev 5:12 In a loud voice they were saying: โ€œWorthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!โ€

13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying: โ€œTo him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!โ€

14 The four living creatures said, โ€œAmen,โ€ and the elders fell down and worshiped.

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