Critical reviews (by Lutheran pastors and church musicians) of books and other resources for Christian worship, preaching, and church music from a perspective rooted in Holy Scripture, the Lutheran Confessions and good common sense. LHP Quarterly Book Review asks, "Is it worth the money to buy, the time to read, the shelf space to store, and the effort to teach?"
Feed: Four and Twenty+ Blackbirds Posted on: Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:22 AM Author: The Rev. BT Ball Subject: Truth and Practice
On this Pentecost Day, our hymnody teaches us to pray to the Spirit that our Doctrine and Practice would be one.
Plenteous of grace, descend from high Rich in Thy sev'n-fold energy; Make us eternal truths receive And practice all that we believe. Give us Thyself that we may see The Father and the Son by Thee. The Lutheran Hymnal 236 stanza 3