Lesson 8 - A Sign of True Worship


Introduction

According to the book of Revelation one of the major issues that will be involved in the final conflict between good and evil, is the matter of worship. At the center of this issue will be the question of, ‘who deserves our worship.’


In this lesson, we answer the question of who we ought to worship and what is the ‘sign’ of true worship.

According to the Book of Revelation, what role will worship play in the final events of earth’s history? Revelation 13:4, 8

Revelation 13:4, 8

“And they ___________________ the _______________which gave power unto the _______________: and they worshiped the _______________, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?” (v. 4)

What warning does God give against worshipping the beast and its image? Revelation 14:9-10

Revelation 14:9-10

“If any man ________________ the _______________ and his image, and _____________ his _____________ in his forehead, or in his hand, The same shall ______________ of the wine of the _________ ___ ____________, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of His indignation;”

Who is behind the establishment of all false worship systems? Matthew 4:8, 9

Matthew 4:8-9

“Again, the _______________ taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the __________________ ______ ________ _______________, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt _________________ and ___________________me.”

According to Jesus, who alone deserves to be worshiped? Matthew 4:10

Matthew 4:10

“Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt ___________________ the _______________ thy ___________________, and Him only shalt thou _____________.”

On what basis does God claims and deserves our worship? Revelation 4:11

Revelation 4:11

“Thou art _________________, O Lord, to receive _______________ and _______________ and _____________: for thou hast ______________ all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were _______________.”

How do we know who created heaven and earth? What sign has God given us to remind us that He created heaven and earth? Exodus 20:8-11

“Remember the _________________, to keep it holy. . . .”

When and how was the Sabbath established? Genesis 2:1-3

“Thus the _____________ and the __________ were finished, and all the host of them. And on the __________ day God ___________ His work which he had made; and He ______________ on the ________________ day from all his work which He had made. And God ________________ the _______________ day, and _________________ it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.”

Which day of the week is the Sabbath day? Exodus 20:10

“But the ______________ day is the ______________ of the LORD thy God:”

At what time of day does the Sabbath begin? Nehemiah 13:19

“And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be ________________ before the ________________, I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the ________________:”

Was the Sabbath made only for the Jews? Mark 2:27, 28

“And he said unto them, The Sabbath was made for ________________, and not _____________ for the Sabbath: . . .”

What is man’s duty in regards to the Sabbath? (a)

A. Exodus 20:8; Isaiah 58:13—REST
“_______________ the Sabbath day, to keep it ____________.”
“If thou turn away thy foot from the ______________, from doing thy __________________ on my holy day; and call the Sabbath a ________________, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing ___________ ___________ ways, nor finding thine own ______________, nor speaking thine own ___________:”

What is man’s duty in regards to the Sabbath? (b)

B. Luke 4:16—WORSHIP
“. . . .and, as his ________________ was, he went into the ________________ on the Sabbath day, and stood up for to ________________.”

What is man’s duty in regards to the Sabbath? (c)

C. Matthew 12:10-12—DOING GOOD
“Wherefore it is _______________ to do ______________ on the _____________________ days.”