Vain Worship

Hands held high, music sung loudly, and the swaying back and forth of the people in the seats and on stage is what we know as worship. Perhaps it’s a bit more conservative and the hands are in the pocket or down by their sides at attention, instead of an electric guitar there is a piano, instead of drums an organ, and in place of a band there is a choir. The event is the same, and the goal is expressed as an act of worship. Is it? Perhaps for some, and maybe, just maybe there are the majority of the people who are singing praises to God. My question, though, is does He hear or delight in them?  Continue reading “Vain Worship”

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An Intellectual Dilemma

Earlier today I was browsing through my social media and stumbled upon an article about the “dangers” of reading the works of Watchman Nee. Watchman Nee was a pastor and Martyr for the gospel of Jesus Christ in China. If you are interested in Watchman, I suggest you look him up and read some of his works. My favorite is his book “The Normal Christian Life”. Either way, the article very much bashed Brother Nee in the most respectful and kind way possible. They used words to describe him like, “a confused Christian mystic.” Their claims were that his writings were at best difficult to understand because he never came to a solid conclusion as to what he believed in his writings.  Continue reading “An Intellectual Dilemma”