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Benedictions or, The blessed life by Cumming, John

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Published by John P. Jewett in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian life.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Cumming.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22877470M
OCLC/WorldCa6573089

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  When we conclude our worship services, we offer a benediction (word of blessing) and a sending greeting. We do not simply say, “Have a nice week.” We go from our service of worship to our everyday life of worship. In order to do that, we need God’s blessing and equipping. What a powerful way to wrap up the book of Hebrews! The word "benediction" derives from two Latin words - "bene" (meaning "well") and "dicere", which means "to speak". So a Benediction is a spoken request to God for the recipient to receive goodness and wellness. • The most popular benediction originates in the Jewish faith and is known as the "Priestly Blessing" (Numbers ). This is. This book is an excellent resource for any pastor and very helpful. It has one flaw: no index. Each one comes from a particular Scripture (or several Scriptures) and it would have been really, really nice if this book had an index so you could jump directly to a benediction without having to flip through them all to look for a particular Scripture/5(15). Benediction book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Benediction is a short story by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, /5.