God Doesn’t Need Us To Worship Him As We Want To

1397328_87433623“God knows what balance we need in our theology and instruction, and has provided that balance in the Psalter. The Psalms contain a much greater variety of theological material than all the merely human compositions. God gave to the entire Church throughout much of its history what it needs to sing. We must remember that God doesn’t need us to worship him as we want to. He wants us to worship him as we need to. We want to worship him with our own offerings. We need to worship him with the compositions that he has given us.”

~James R. Hughes, In Spirit and Truth: Worship as God Requires

Source: http://www.puritanboard.com/showthread.php/86683-Psalmody-and-Other-Songs-in-Scripture, Comment #1

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