Traditions are NOT a bad thing. Some traditions form because they work. Our traditions provide comfort; they can provide order and organization to the worship of our Lord. They can free up our hearts and minds to worship our Lord. Unfortunately, our traditions can take the place of true worship, when we begin to think our traditions ARE worship.
Blessings and enjoy!
(This is the seventh in a 10 part series. Item Number 3 will be released tomorrow. If you are just starting to read this series, you will need to start with Top 10 Things That Are Killing The Church! first, then #10: Choosing Religion Over Relationship; #9 Ignoring That We Are In A War; #8: Wrong priorities; 7: Cookie Cutter Attitude; #6. Self Reliance; and finally read #5 Fear Of Change before reading this one)
In this exploration of those things that are among the most vile things that are destroying the western church, particularly in the U.S.A., I hope you have seen a common thread. In each item there is a corresponding Scripture. The passage is either an indictment against that attitude or it is a passage that shows the exact opposite and how the church needs to embody that positive trait in…
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