Michael Kelly writes about why the church should pay careful attention to the lyrics of the songs that it sings. One of those reasons is that the words we sing become truths that remain in our minds. Songs help us learn. They always have. They helped us learn the ABCs, the days of the week …

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Churches can have all sorts of assumptions about what the people who visit or regularly attend them want, and then tailor themselves to meet that felt need. And then share the Gospel. Sort of a Jesus ‘bait and switch.’ This post doesn’t take issue with excellence, but makes a heartfelt observation about what is important. …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 43 112. Q. What is required in the ninth commandment? A. That I do not bear false witness against anyone, twist anyone’s words, be a gossip or a slanderer, or condemn anyone lightly without a hearing. Rather I am required to avoid, under penalty of God’s wrath, all lying and …

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