Bonhoeffer uses a similar phrase 'worldly Christianity'. It's J Gresham Machen that I want to line up most closely with. See his Christianity and culture here. Having done commentaries on Proverbs (Heavenly Wisdom) and Song of Songs (Heavenly Love), a matching title for Ecclesiastes would be Heavenly Worldliness. For my stance on worldliness, see 3 posts here.

Week of Prayer

We are having a week of prayer in the church this week as we often do in September when we begin our work again in earnest. We had an early birds prayer meetuing first thing (7 am) on Monday. It was encouraging to be joined by five others from the church, including one South African lady who has recently started coming along, at the start of a new week.
Then this morning (Tuesday) some seven of us gathered mid-morning for a cuppa and another half hour or so of prayer.
We have more meetings tomorrow night adn Thursday night and then on Saturday we will have our Prayer Breakfast.
It is a good way to underline the importance of prayer. I wish all the members could come.

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