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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia
Postures in Public Worship
The principles involved in the postures to be taken in Public Worship are set forth in the article on KNEELING (which see). While to the stranger in the Church the various postures taken in the services seem complicated, yet the rule for them is very simple, which is this: We stand in praise, kneel in prayer and are seated during the hearing of the Word.
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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Postures in Public Worship'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/acd/p/postures-in-public-worship.html. 1901.