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  • 'Onward Christian Soldiers' Should Not Be Taken Out of Hymnals, Says Popular Pastor Blogger

    01/16/2018 12:01:11 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/16/2018 | Michael Gryboski
    A Michigan pastor whose columns on the intersection of faith and everyday life has argued that hymns like "Onward, Christian Soldiers" should not be removed from hymnals.Shayne Looper, pastor of the nondenominational Lockwood Community Church of Coldwater, wrote in a syndicated column published Saturday that "there is still a place in our hymnody for hymns and gospel songs that make use of military metaphors, like 'Onward, Christian Soldiers' or 'Soldiers of Christ, Arise.'"Looper argued in part that hymns with military metaphors were acceptable because the New Testament itself is full of such metaphors."Take, for example, the Apostle Paul. He repeatedly...
  • Christian churches, including the Latter-day Saints, share many hymns

    04/10/2011 4:36:54 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 66 replies
    Deseret News ^ | April 10, 2011 | John Enslen
    Four decades ago, when my wife Dianne and I were active Baptists, somehow we ended up with a Baptist hymnal in our home. This same kleptomaniac-like behavior has surfaced on multiple occasions with respect to LDS hymnals. We even have an LDS hymnal embossed with “Joseph Smith Memorial Building.” Our Baptist hymnal is a...once widely-used, 1956-copyrighted edition published by Convention Press... SNIP Recently I searched our current 1985 edition of "Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints" to determine how many of these hymns are common to our older Baptist hymnal. One might be surprised to learn...
  • A New Age Marches On! (New Lutheran hymnal)

    01/27/2007 6:21:46 PM PST · by lightman · 22 replies · 412+ views
    American LutheranPublicity Bureau ^ | 27 January AD 2007 | ALPB
    Mine eyes have seen the glory of the E - L - W There is little room for Father, Son, and Spirit this is true But it’s otherwise inclusive so the green book, it is through A new age marches on! Glory, glory, hallelujah M - D - G’s are comin’ to ya Glory, glory hallelujah A new age marches on! The new book has excised the dreaded Gloria Patri And at table, from the “gracious Father” we are now set free Likewise “bondage to sin” vanished thanks to the bless’d Trinity A new age marches on! Glory, glory, hallelujah...