Here are the items and resources of interest for January 16, 2020:
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- “The church is sick, and doesn’t know it” – Joseph A. Pipa Jr., president of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
From the trailer video: “When we think about worshipping God, we ask all the wrong questions. What do I like? Or what would non-Christians like? Or what does my Church like? Spirit & Truth seeks to answer the central question that we’re so often missing: How does God want to be worshiped?”
We live in a day and age when the churchgoers dictate and determine how God is to be worshiped. That is not biblical. I remain convinced that one of the reasons for the spiritual lethargy of our day is due to this incessant consumer-driven idea of worship. God is the only one who determines how we are to worship Him. The idea of an entertainment-driven, narcissistic concept of worship is idolatry. Worship is not about the creature, it is about the Creator. It is about God alone.
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- Recovering the Song of Songs as a Christian text — From the article written by Liam Goligher:
The Song of Songs, because it is Scripture, intends to bring us to this saving knowledge of God. Up until the middle of the nineteenth century, it was treated as a book of theological and spiritual knowledge pointing us to God. In fact, one writer calls it a sacramental word that uses visible and tangible things to point us to things that are invisible and immaterial.
- This is a podcast you may want to listen to, especially if you are affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and are aware of some of the issues and concerns facing her in recent years.
- This is a few weeks old, but the United Methodist Church is splitting.
- How to Troubleshoot a Crashing App — An article from POPULAR SCIENCE.
- A search warrant suggests the FBI pulled data from a locked iPhone 11 Pro Max.