BURNT SACRIFICES/TITHES/VARIOUS OFFERINGS
Worship, thanksgiving (also see the glossary definition for “Altar,” which may refer to the hearts of God’s people).
- God tells Abraham to offer Isaac as a burnt offering and Abraham tells his servants that they were merely going to “worship.”
Genesis 22:2 (KJV) And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come again to you.
Jonah 2:9 (KJV) But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.
Hosea 14:2 (KJV) Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.
Hebrews 13:15 (KJV) By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.