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.

Banner and M'Cheyne

The April Banner of Truth mag is already out in electronic form. The focus (not sure why) is on M'Cheyne. It includes a rare M'Cheyne sermon, an obituary by Spurgeon, a commendation of the memoir by Samuel Miller and this memorial inscription from St Peter's in Dundee:

Erected by His Sorrowing Flock


IN MEMORY OF
THE REV. ROBERT MURRAY M‘CHEYNE
FIRST MINISTER OF ST PETER’S CHURCH,
DUNDEE,
WHO DIED ON THE 25TH DAY OF MARCH,
MDCCCXLIII.,
IN THE THIRTIETH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
WALKING CLOSELY WITH GOD,
AN EXAMPLE OF THE BELIEVER IN WORD,
IN CONVERSATION, IN CHARITY, IN SPIRIT, IN FAITH,
IN PURITY,
HE CEASED NOT
DAY AND NIGHT TO LABOUR AND WATCH FOR SOULS;
AND WAS HONOURED BY HIS LORD
TO DRAW MANY WANDERERS OUT OF DARKNESS
INTO THE PATH OF LIFE.
“Those also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him.” 

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