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'The Voice' fans angry about replacement of 'Lord' with 'oh' in traditional gospel hymn

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  • Say No to BO Mapleton, UT
    Dec. 3, 2013 12:27 p.m.

    I attended a college student concert last night.
    The choir did Kurt Bestor's Prayer of the Children and removed the word "Jesus" throughout. I guess a prayer shouldn't use deity.
    But they were fine with a homosexual act where two girls sang Take Me or Leave Me with a bit of twerking thrown in.
    PC has taken over our schools.

  • mcdugall Murray, UT
    Dec. 3, 2013 1:57 p.m.

    People actually watch the voice? There are countless better programs on TV and infinitely more better things to do with one's time than watch TV.

  • patjan Flower Mound, TX
    Dec. 3, 2013 2:00 p.m.

    If we allow this to become common place, it will be hard to ever get God placed back into things. We need to kindly, but firmly and meaningfully stand up when this happens.

  • The Scientist Provo, UT
    Dec. 3, 2013 5:07 p.m.

    Only the Christian militants are worrying about this.

  • A Scientist Provo, UT
    Dec. 3, 2013 6:16 p.m.

    patjan wrote:

    "If we allow this to become common place, it will be hard to ever get God placed back into things. We need to kindly, but firmly and meaningfully stand up when this happens."

    It is not up to you to allow or disallow it.

    Anyone who sings this song can choose to sing "Lord" or "Oh" as they please.

  • JoeBlow Far East USA, SC
    Dec. 3, 2013 7:17 p.m.

    "If we allow this to become common place"

    Allow? That concept is scarier than what was or was not sung in the song.

  • intervention slc, UT
    Dec. 3, 2013 7:49 p.m.

    @say no
    "PC has taken over our schools." I wonder if you even see the irony of your comment.

  • A Scientist Provo, UT
    Dec. 5, 2013 9:18 a.m.

    uncommonsense wrote:

    "It's ridiculous to sing gospel and leave out 'Lord'...But to sing gospel muisic (sic) and leave out the gospel part of it is..... well... stupid."

    Many (most?) so-called "gospel" songs were plagiarized, borrowed, and otherwise appropriated (without permission) from various folk and other songs, including some military songs.

    So by your argument, these "gospel" songs are also "stupid" because they defy the original songs from which they sprang?

    Nonsense.