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Divine Worship

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I.       The Character Of Worship

II.      The Limited Role Of Women In Worship

III.    Teaching The Gospel

IV.     Singing Hymns And Spiritual Songs

V.       Collecting For The Church Treasury

VI.     Partaking of the Lord's Supper

VII.   Speaking To God In Prayer

VIII.  Errant Worship Forms

IX.     Cultural Norms, Personal Convictions



Some material in this study is derived or directly quoted from the following texts, which are suggested for further study and additional information:

(BDB)         "Revised Whittaker's Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew-English Lexicon," 1906, 1997, Logos Research Systems, Inc.

(DANK)       "The Concise Greek–English Lexicon of the New Testament," Frederick William Danker with Kathryn Krug, © 2009 by The University of Chicago All rights reserved

(DM)          "A Manual Grammar Of The Greek New Testament," 1927, 1955, Dana and Mantey, Macmillan Co.

(EBD)         "Illustrated Bible Dictionary and Treasury of Biblical History, Biography, Geography, Doctrine, and Literature" by M. G. Easton, third edition(?), 1897(?)

(ISBE)        "The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia," 1915, 1st Edition, from Dr. Stanley Morris, IBT, 1997. Original unabridged edition. James Orr, M.A., D.D. General Editor. John L. Nuelsen, D.D., LL.D. Edgar Y. Mullins, D.D., LL.D. Assistant Editors. Morris O. Evans, D.D., PhD. Managing Editor

(JHT)          "A Greek-English Lexicon Of The New Testament," Joseph Henry Thayer, Zondervan Publishing House, 1979

(LBE)          "The Layman's Bible Encyclopedia" by William C. Martin. Copyright © 1964 by The Southwestern Company.  Published by The Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company.

(LN)           "Greek-English Lexicon Of The New Testament: Based On Semantic Domains," Johannes P. Louw and Eugene A. Nida, 1989, New York: United Bible Societies

(LXT)          LXX Septuaginta (Old Greek Jewish Scriptures) edited by Alfred Rahlfs, 1935, the German Bible Society

(MW)          The Merriam-Webster American English Dictionary Online, 2012

(NTW)        "New Testament Words," William Barclay, SCM Press Ltd., 1964

(TBF)          "Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament,"  Copyright © 1994, 2000, Timothy and Barbara Friberg

(TDNT)       "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament" (Abridged), by Gerhard Kittel, Gerhard Friedrich, and Geoffrey W. Bromiley.  Copyright © 1985 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.

(TWOT)      "Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament" by R. Laird Harris, Gleason L. Archer Jr., Bruce K. Waltke, Moody Press of Chicago, Illinois, © 1980

(UBS)         A Concise Greek-English Dictionary of the New Testament, Prepared by Barclay M. Newman, Jr., © 1971 United Bible Societies

(WEV)        "Expository Dictionary Of New Testament Words," W. E. Vine, Fleming H. Revell Co., 1966

(WP)          Wikipedia: web-based free-content encyclopedia


Bible translations referenced in this work include:

(ASV)         American Standard Version (1901)

(CSB)         Christian Standard Bible (2017)

(ESV)         English Standard Version (2011)

(KJV)          King James Version (1611)

(NAU)         New American Standard Version (1995)

(NET)         New English Translation (2004, 2005)

(NKJ)          New King James Version (1982)

(NRS)         New Revised Standard (1989)

(YLT)          Young's Literal Translation (1862, 1898)


Bible quotations in this work are from the NKJ unless otherwise indicated.  Anglicized equivalents of Greek and Hebrew words appear in all upper case characters with the approximate pronunciation following in braces.


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