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Liturgy as a rope to cling to

For some charismatic Christians, the mere mention of "liturgy" could make them feel faint in the head and want to sit down with a glass of water.  Liturgy.  The anti-thesis of spirit-led worship and freedom.  Liturgy.  Dusty.  Dry.  Old fashioned.  Dead. Sister Monica Joan is a character from the popular TV show "Call the midwife",…Read more Liturgy as a rope to cling to

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Re-blog: Seven reasons to ban the Lord’s prayer.

The Bishop of Sheffield, Steven Croft, has lashed out (or as much as English Bishops do lash out) in response to cinemas banning a simple video of people reciting the Lord's prayer.  The ban was put in place so that audiences "would not be offended" by the prayer when shown before Star Wars, or something.…Read more Re-blog: Seven reasons to ban the Lord’s prayer.

The Lord’s Prayer 5/5 – Protect us from evil

Part 5. Protect us from evil. This line is translated a few ways NIV: Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. GNT: Do not bring us to hard testing, but keep us safe from the Evil One CEV: Keep us from being tempted and protect us from evil I've put several translations…Read more The Lord’s Prayer 5/5 – Protect us from evil

The Lord’s Prayer 1/5 – Our Father in Heaven

Part 1. Our Father. For Christ followers the world over, the "Lord's Prayer" is probably the most important prayer and one that is also known off by heart by many of those who don't follow Christ. The prayer in it's long original form as taught by Jesus can be found Matthew's book.  The "New International…Read more The Lord’s Prayer 1/5 – Our Father in Heaven