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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Three Hours' Service

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A solemn service quite generally held in our Churches on Good Friday, from 12 M. to 3 P. M. in commemoration of our Lord's Agony on the Cross. It usually consists of meditations, or short addresses, on the Seven Words on the Cross, or on kindred topics, interspersed with hymns on the Passion, special prayers, and spaces of silence for private intercession. If well conducted it is a most impressive and helpful service and serves to bring out the awful events of that momentous day when the Saviour of men was cruelly put to death by those whom He came to save.


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Three Hours' Service'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/t/three-hours-service.html. 1901.

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