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different cases, - including always the Amen, - are
In the lessons from the Holy Scriptures, the pas-
For convenience, the term “Prophecies" is used
CAMBRIDGE, October, 1858.
A REGULAR ORDER.
1. INTRODUCTORY SENTENCES.
Congregation sit. 2. THE “ EXHORTATION AND
CONFESSION," “ GENERAL CONFESSION."
Congregation sit, bowing the head, or kneel. 3. THE LORD'S PRAYER.
Congregation sit, bowing the head, or kneel. 4. A CHANT OR ANTHEM.
Congregation stand. 5. TAE BEATITUDES, OR COMMANDMENTS. (At discretion.)
Congregation sit. 6. COLLECT AND PROPHECIES FOR THE DAY.
Congregation sit. 7. HYMN.
In singing, Congregation stand.
8. PRAYER, BY THE MINISTER, OR SELECTED.
Congregation sit, bowing the head, or kneel.
9. READING FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT, OR FROM
ONE OF THE HISTORICAL BOOKS OF THE OLD Tes
In singing, Congregation stand. 11. LITANY, OR SPECIAL PRAYERS, OR BOTH.
Congregation sit, bowing the head, or kneel. 12. PSALMS FOR THE DAY.
Congregation sit. 13. “TE DEUM,” OR ANTHEM, OR CHANT.
Congregation stand. 14. BENEDICTION.
*** If a Sermon is included in this service, it may be inserted after 13, when 5, 9, and 10 should be omitted, and a Chant or Hymn be sung after the Sermon.
*** Services for Special Days and Ordinances may be substituted, or introduced, at discretion.
*** It is recommended that the hymns be sung by the Congregation.
Also, that the minister generally name the Day, and the page where each part of the service occurs.
*** Could a general rule for postures be followed, a proper correspondence between the attitude and the act would seem to require the worshippers to stand in praise or singing, to sit in instruction or reading, and to kneel or bow in confession and prayer.