In Day By Day on Sunday 26th January Joseph Tkach (President of Grace Communion International) wrote an interesting article on allowing our lives to be conformed to Jesus Christ. He begins:
“Many people who do not come from churches with a liturgical tradition tend to have a rather negative reaction to the idea of liturgy. They associate it with a very formal service, with rigid ritual and prescribed prayers. This kind of worship service can seem contrived and artificial to people who are used to less formal worship styles.
If, however, we only consider liturgy in that context, we miss something important. Liturgy is not just something that the ‘high churches’, like Roman Catholics, Anglicans and Eastern Orthodox Christians do. Liturgy, whether we recognise it or not, is something we all do as part of our daily routine, the order or pattern of our lives.”
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