Yes the gods were worshipped, and yes they played a big role in eygption religion, but not all of it. Such as death rituals..The egyptions saw death as a transitional stage on their way to a better life. They belived that they could only reach thier full potential after death. The egyptions thought the soul was made up of three parts: the ka, the ba, and the akh. Each peice repersents a certain thing. They thought the body must remain in tact for the souls to work properly. They were firm belivers in life after death. Their belifes about afterlife-in my opinion- were one of the more interesting aspects of egyption religion.