(EX 20:22 – 26, 23:14 – 20)
- Worship refers to reverence paid to God/ respect given to God in recognition of Him as the creator and controller of the universe and the strong feeling of love for God.
- The Israelites must have known God well e.g. they knew him as provider, protector, God of justice, the mighty and all powerful God.
- All these qualities of God must have made them respect him and love him deeply.
- During their period in the wilderness, the Israelites worshipped God as individual and as a community. This occurred at specific places.
- All worship involved: