Collective, Not Individual

Cathy Howie noticed something about the Bible that should determine how we view worship in the church:

A couple of years ago I made a discovery that has changed the way I read the Bible. This foundational perspective shift radically altered my interpretation and application of Scripture. The beauty of this idea is that it’s so simple that it requires no special knowledge or training.

Do I have your attention? Here it is:

Most of the Bible was written to a group of people, not to individuals.

Church life – worship included – is meant to be collective, not individual. It’s so simple, but it has profound implications for every aspect of church life.

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