“How Do We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land?”

When we look at it this way we must ask “how do we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?” The answer should be that we unequivocally must sing it together and agree, as Christians should.


How Do We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land? Psalm 137:

The land is a safe place for those native to it; however, this is not the same for the stranger.  Have you ever gone over to a neighbor’s house for dinner or a visit and though the hosts were friendly, you felt out of sorts.  The food was different, the household aroma was foreign and environment didn’t quite feel comfortable. Do we try to apply our expectations on them or do they try to apply theirs on us? 

The “we and they” in a cultural context becomes manifested in the difference of our ethnicity.  When entering our neighbor’s world, it becomes increasingly important to see that unity has a price.

We must lose something that we hold dearly to our heart, such as the cultural music that shapes our world, in order to gain real and…

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