lectors - organist's handbook for
Having been around the block a few times, I have some advice for those reading the Word of God. Specifically these words:
- idolaters - Emphasize the second syllable. It should be pronounced eye-DOL-uh-ter. If you emphasize the first syllable you are referring to those worshipping coffee in the drive-thru lane at Starbucks.
- prophesy - It's a verb. It should be pronounced PROF-uh-sigh. (It doesn't rhyme with the noun "Prophecy".) If you pronounce this correctly at a wedding (see I Cor. 13:1-13) you get to take an extra piece of cake.
- prostrate - Be careful. There's an R in there.
- sexual immorality - Be careful. There's no T in there. This term often appears in conjunction with "idolaters".
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