The penultimate in the series on spiritual growth tonight. We were speaking about growth in experience and especially the need in our lives for God's power - a subject we . Lots of good stuff from Beeke, John Newton (see here) and focusing on the fascinating story of Annie Johnson Flint and here lovely hymn He giveth more grace, which we ended up shining twice. See a nice overview of here life here. A good turn out again and a good time of prayer. What an oasis the midweek meeting can so often be.
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.