Praying In the Spirit and Whooping by Pam Sheppard

Come Out Of Her My People: Rev 18:4

I did not mention WHOOPING in the video because I have witnessed those who did not  whoop yet they still  wrecked  a congregation and caused an emotional uproar with either their prayer or their sermon.  Nevertheless, those who whoop a prayer rarely fail to provoke strong emotional outbursts within the church service.

A simple definition of whooping is that it is an oration that will begin to unfold into either a prayer, but most often erupting in  a sermon when the orator’s words and short phrases take on a rhythmic quality that borders on being a musical sort of repetitive chant. A denominational practice among the  Black Baptists, Pentecostals and less often, the Methodists, the orator will begin to rattle between each phrase, rasping and panting like  someone who suffers with whooping-cough. Other antics can accompany the whooping.  He may bang his fist into the podium, run across the platform, break forth with…

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