kneel to

See: obey
References in classic literature ?
They fill my soul with Beauty (which is Hope), And are far up in Heaven -- the stars I kneel to In the sad, silent watches of my night; While even in the meridian glare of day I see them still -- two sweetly scintillant Venuses, unextinguished by the sun!
You spoke of the "hostile inflexibility" in certain parishes shown toward those who prefer to kneel to receive Jesus in Holy Communion, and are therefore refused.
them--purple-black-- when I kneel to them I am kneeling to my mother,
In the ninth century, the faithful were asked to kneel to respond to the loss of faith in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
In the Catholic Church we genuflect and kneel to indicate, by bodily attitude, a total submission of our minds and hearts to the true Presence of Christ.