ACTS OF WORSHIP
 
Matthew 15:8-9
8          This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
9          But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
 
John 4:24
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
 
PREACHING – TEACHING
 
Mark 16:15
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
 
Matthew 28:19
19       Go ye therefore, and teach all nations… (KJV)
or as the ASV reads:
Matthew 28:18-19 
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:
 
2 Timothy 4:2-4
2          Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.
3          For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
4          And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
 
1 Corinthians 15:1-4
1          Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
            2          By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
            3          For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
            4          And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
 
 
PRAYING
 
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Pray without ceasing.
 
Jesus taught his disciples to pray.
 
Matthew 6:5-15 
5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
11 Give us this day our daily bread.
12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
 
 
 
Luke 11:1-4
1          And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
2          And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
3          Give us day by day our daily bread.
4          And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.
 
IN JESUS NAME
 
John 16:26 
At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:
 
John 16:23-24 
23       And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you.
24       Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
 
John 14:13-14 
13       And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
14       If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
 
THE CHURCH PRAYED
 
Acts 2:42 
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
 
Acts 12:5 
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
 
 
 
SINGING
 
Ephesians 5:19 
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
 
Colossians 3:16 
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
 
 
CONTRIBUTING
 
1 Corinthians 16:1-2
1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye.
2 Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
 
2 Corinthians 8:3-5
3          For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves;
4          Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
5          And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
 
2 Corinthians 9:6-7
6          But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
7          Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
 
THE LORD’S SUPPER
 
Matthew 26:26-28
26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
27       And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it;
28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
 
Mark 14:22-24
22 And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.
23 And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them: and they all drank of it.
24 And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many.
 
Luke 22:19-20
19       And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.
20       Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you.
 
1 Corinthians 10:16-17
16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?
17 For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.
 
Acts 20:7
And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.
 
1 Corinthians 11:23-29
23 For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:
24 And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.
25 After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, this cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.
26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.
27 Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.
29 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





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