It's been awhile since I posted a song here for "Music Monday" so I thought I'd find another one worth sharing. Today's hymn is one by Charles Wesley and it's about suffering as a Christian. Notice how this hymn is a prayer that alludes to Daniel 3, 2 Corinthians 12:9, and 1 Peter 1:7e Thee,… Continue reading A Hymn on Suffering (Wesley)
In Charles Hodge’s discussion of Christ’s satisfaction he takes some time to refute the false teaching that Jesus’ life and death simply gave us a moral example. Some have indeed taught that Jesus’ death was an example of love for us to follow, but not a substitutionary atonement. In other words, some teach that Christ’s… Continue reading Hodge, Hymns, and Christ’s Satisfaction
In 1933 the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A published a completely new hymnal. It was a significant event in the history of the PCUSA as it opened the door even further for liberalism and modernism. J. Gresham Machen wrote a critical review of the hymnal in the December issue of “Christianity Today” that same year. … Continue reading War Hymns? Ambiguous Hymns?