Historical Origins And Development Of The Solemn Assembly

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Solemn national assemblies for prayer, fasting, and repentance are described in the Old Testament Scriptures. In America, local and national leaders have called for days of prayer and fasting at times of crisis and when they perceive a need for repentance by the entire society. In 1989 Southern Baptist leaders issued a call to prayer and solemn assembly.

Biblical Basis for the Solemn Assembly

Holy convocations and/or solemn assemblies may be described as a day or days in which God's...


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