Tuesday, May 12, 2015

We vs. I: The question of the age

Self and selfie hood

I think we should change all the hymns that say "I" to the "we." 

Here we are to worship, here we are to bow down.
Here we are to say that You are our God.
You're altogether lovely, altogether worthy, altogether wonderful to us. 

(The rhymes may get messed up, but the theology would be better.)

When we survey the wondrous cross, on which the Prince of Glory died.
Our richest gains we count but loss, and pour contempt on all our pride.

Well, it would work better for some than others, and I definitely don't want to rewrite Isaac Watts!

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