Defending the Faith: 'Preach the gospel always; if necessary, use words'

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  • sharrona layton, UT
    April 18, 2014 11:03 a.m.

    RE: Words combined with action or with other artistic media, however, can have uniquely powerful emotional and spiritual impact beyond their purely intellectual content. That is certainly true of music. True,

    Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee; Holy, Holy, Holy, merciful and mighty! “God in three Persons”, blessed Trinity. (Christian Tri-unity Hymnal)

    “And they were calling to one another: "Holy,holy,holy is the LORD(YHWH)Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory."(Is 6:3 NIV)

    … My eyes have seen the king, the LORD(*YHWH),Isa 6:5. Isaiah said these things because he saw *Christ's glory, and spoke about him.(John 12:41 NIV)

    "'Holy, holy, holy is the Lord(YHWH)God Almighty,' who was,and is,and is to come."(Rev 4:8)

  • Craig Clark Boulder, CO
    April 18, 2014 8:37 a.m.

    Art is the freeing of the soul from its earthly bounds to soar into the heavens.

  • Dr. S. Grapefruit Salt Lake City, UT
    April 17, 2014 4:27 p.m.

    Pretty amazing to read a Peterson column that hasn't yet attracted attention from the skeptic crowd. Could he have finally found a subject devoid of controversy? Or maybe they're waiting to listen to the recording first...