Singing Our Faith, or Undermining It?

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Thank you for this insight. We sung this hymn last Sunday, and the lyrics bothered me. Suggesting that an "unthinking faith" and "antiquated creed(s)" can lead to terrors sounds like the arguments frequently used by atheists in their denouncements of all religions. I believe these lyrics are contrary to Christian theology (or even Judaism) and have no place in a house of worship. As is written in Proverbs, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight." We must put our faith in God, which does not preclude from learning at all as you have explained. Thank you for the article.

Thomas more than 1 year ago

Excellent article

Thank you for clearing up the confusion introduced with the quadrilateral which led people to put too much emphasis on what they experienced in life and less on understanding who God is and who we are as stated in the creeds.

Betsy more than 2 years ago

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