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.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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