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"Pray, then, in this way: 'Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. 10 'Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. 11 'Give us this day our daily bread. 12 'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 'And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.' 14 "For if you forgive men for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 "But if you do not forgive men, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions. Matthew 6:9-15 (NAS)

The worship of men, women, angels, idols, Satan or other created beings is condemned in the Bible.  There are examples where men bowed down in front of angels or disciples of Jesus, and were rebuked or told to "stand up."  Some examples follow:

And I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed me these things. And he said to me, "Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who heed the words of this book; worship God." Revelation 22:8-9 (NAS)

And when it came about that Peter entered, Cornelius met him, and fell at his feet and worshiped him. But Peter raised him up, saying, "Stand up; I too am just a man." Acts 10:25-26 (NAS)

And the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk; and they did not repent of their murders nor of their sorceries nor of their immorality nor of their thefts. Revelation 9:20-21 (NAS)

Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind, Colossians 2:18 (NAS)

Again, the devil took Him (Jesus) to a very high mountain, and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory; and he said to Him, "All these things will I give You, if You fall down and worship me." Then Jesus said to him, "Begone, Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only.'" Matthew 4:8-10 (NAS)

For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. Romans 1:25 (NAS)

Worship God

The resounding theme of scripture is that we should worship God (see Revelation 22:9 above), we should worship the Lord our God (see Matthew 4:8-10 above), we should worship the Creator instead of the creature (see Romans 1:25 above).  Throughout the Bible you see examples of God the Father and Jesus the Son of God being the proper recipients of worship (e.g., see Matthew 2:11, Matthew 14:33, Matthew 28:9-17, John 9:38, Revelation 7:11, Revelation 11:16).

In all the examples of prayer toward God given in the Bible, all of them are directed toward God the Father.

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