“We may not actually be worshiping the Jesus of the Bible,” he writes.
Romney was raised in the Detroit suburbs as an Al Kaline–worshiping Tigers fan.
He was worshiping not the animal-headed idols, but the attributes which they personified.
It may be observed that he here confounded washing with worshiping.
If any of these venerated beings could possess divine attributes, there would be less moral objection to worshiping them as Gods.
Just as John was coming home to her, and she worshiping him so, and he her!
Crombie exclaimed with fervor, worshiping the very furniture that surrounded Blanche.
This is the idol we are worshiping instead of the true and only God.
Maggie bestowed the kiss, and immediately afterward was conducted to her room by the worshiping Belle.
Friday is holy day among Mohammedans and is to be observed in worshiping God.
Old English worðscip, wurðscip (Anglian), weorðscipe (West Saxon) "condition of being worthy, honor, renown," from weorð "worthy" (see worth) + -scipe (see -ship). Sense of "reverence paid to a supernatural or divine being" is first recorded c.1300. The original sense is preserved in the title worshipful (c.1300).
c.1200, from worship (n.). Related: Worshipped; worshipping.
homage rendered to God which it is sinful (idolatry) to render to any created being (Ex. 34:14; Isa. 2:8). Such worship was refused by Peter (Acts 10:25,26) and by an angel (Rev. 22:8,9).