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By: David and Tim Bayly on 06/12/2009 - 1:41pm
... that he considered the discipline of lifting hands and kneeling in prayer to be unworthy of reformed worship. Maybe a sort of ... trying to find out where it says in the Bible, or where Calvin says, it's wrong to lift our hands or kneel in ...
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By: Tim Bayly on 04/09/2017 - 12:30pm
... Bayly The inward attitude certainly holds first place in prayer, but outward signs, kneeling, uncovering the head, lifting up the hands, have a twofold use. The first is that...  - John Calvin (2009)  One man commented under an earlier post that ...
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By: Tim Bayly on 04/13/2015 - 3:30pm
... did a post listing  and interacting with some of John Calvin's comments on body posture in worship. Dr. Hutchinson ... body serves to form the posture of the heart as well... Kneeling is not just a sign of submission; kneeling aids in ... hands... in our prayers of adoration, kneel before God in prayer, and stand for all worship except the reading of ...
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By: Tim Bayly on 09/10/2014 - 10:32am
... the method and mechanisms of Anglicans' Book of Common Prayer. Because of the poverty of worship in prior ... Apostle Peter and the Apostle John's sermons. Read John Calvin's sermons—even one of them. Maybe the best way to ... Catholics and Episcopals kneel for prayer; does that make kneeling dangerous or wrong?" -J. Meyers ...
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By: David and Tim Bayly on 11/07/2006 - 10:50am
... be traced back to Geneva, Switzerland, in the time of John Calvin. Each week we have a call to worship, prayer, several songs and hymns, a prayer of confession, an ... to kneel or to lift holy hands as you join in prayer. Kneeling in Christian worship has an old and honoured ...
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By: Tim Bayly on 08/23/2012 - 2:28pm
... ministry and to train at the Christian Reformed Church's Calvin Seminary. Even then, back in the eighties, Calvin ... of the Holy Cross for women) that combine Bible study, prayer, fellowship, and ministry to our church and beyond. In ... Christ during Holy Communion when there are so many women kneeling at the altar rail with cleavage right in front of ...
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By: David and Tim Bayly on 12/31/2009 - 9:01am
... Vesta, wears a head-covering in corporate worship. Despite Calvin recognizing the cultural aspects of this command, I'd ... in 1 Corinthians 14.) as praying means preparing a form of prayer, and taking the lead, as it were, of all the people ... and, therefore, wholly divine. Let us take, for example, kneeling when solemn prayers are being said. The question is ...
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By: David and Tim Bayly on 08/30/2005 - 7:11am
... worship, including organs, pianos, hymns, banners, kneeling, the Lord's Prayer--even wedding and funeral services have been forbidden ... worship in Luther and the roots of Puritan worship in Calvin are at the heart of their differing expressions of ...
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By: David and Tim Bayly on 07/25/2007 - 1:49pm
... Thank you for your “Reflections on Worship” paper. If Calvin’s rule (“if we let love be our guide, all will be ... their knees. I love how George Herbert puts this: “Kneeling ne’re spoil’d silk stocking: quit thy state. / ... appreciation for your ministry in the bonds of Christ, and prayer for wisdom as you and the elders seek to discern the ...
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By: Andrew Dionne on 01/19/2015 - 12:23pm
... the day of her death.” In his sermon on this text, John Calvin says, "Well, in conclusion, it says God condemned the ... worship nothing is better and more humbling than public kneeling. I suspect Calvin didn't practice the dancing and ... can be found in a "standard" form in the Book of Common Prayer. It is called A Commination, or Denouncing of God's ...
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