April 20, 2014
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Acts 10:34-43

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When the worship leader stands...

New Year's Day





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When the worship leader stands before or behind the assembly at the end of a service of worship, with hands upraised to pronounce a benediction, it is helpful to recall what "benediction" means.
The word is a coupling of two Latin words, bene (good) and dictus (word). One or the other of these words is the root for a variety of everyday English words, such as: benefit, benevolent, diction, and dictionary.
When the Lord spoke to Moses, directing him to speak the priestly words of benediction to and through Aaron and his sons, the Lord was answering the question: "What's the good word?" When worship leaders stand before or behind the people of God at the conclusion of a service of worship they, too, are offering God's blessing. They, too, are saying with hope and confidence, receive the good word our Lord offers.
-- Saxon

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