Tag Archives: atonement

Good Friday

Good Friday

AM I a stone and not a sheep   That I can stand, O Christ, beneath Thy Cross,   To number drop by drop Thy Blood’s slow loss, And yet not weep? Not so those women loved   Who with exceeding grief lamented Thee;   Not so fallen Peter weeping bitterly; Not so the thief… Continue Reading

My Song is Love Unknown

My Song is Love Unknown

My song is love unknown, my Savior’s love to me; love to the loveless shown, that they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake my Lord should take frail flesh and die? He came from his blest throne salvation to bestow; but men made strange, and none the longed-for Christ would… Continue Reading

Satisfaction of God’s Wrath in Christian Hymnody

Satisfaction of God’s Wrath in Christian Hymnody

There has been quite a lot of noise in the blogosphere lately over a decision by the Presbyterian Church (USA) to reject Getty and Townend’s hymn, “In Christ Alone,” since they object to the language of penal substitutionary atonement and have failed to secure permission to change the line, “the wrath of God was satisfied.”… Continue Reading

Constructing Hebrew worship

Constructing Hebrew worship

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series The Building Blocks of Worship You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series”The Building Blocks of Worship”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.In this series I have suggested that the building blocks of worship were established in the first few chapters of Genesis. To review, those building… Continue Reading

The building blocks of worship

The building blocks of worship

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series The Building Blocks of Worship You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series”The Building Blocks of Worship”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Synthesizing an essential definition of worship is a perennial problem. Many have tried, several have given us very helpful definitions, yet few are fully satisfactory.… Continue Reading