Wednesday, December 17, 2003 AD Benedictions Thought One: Several months ago somebody or other blogged (or maybe forum-posted) something about benedictions. He said that folks should look up to receive the benediction rather than bowing their heads. I've thought about this frequently as I've worshiped since. I wish I could remember more of the person's argument, but this is why I so far have preferred bowing my head: When the pastor lifts his hands over the congregation, it's as if he's placing his hands on our heads. It just makes more sense to me to bow my head to receive the blessing.
Thought Two: How come I've never heard 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 as a benediction? Has anybody else ever heard it or used it? Can anybody think of a reason why not to use it? I'd sure love anybody anytime to be praying that for me! Posted by Valerie (Kyriosity) at 12/17/2003 12:38:00 PM
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