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.

Lord's Day July 10, 2016

So it was Nehemiah 4, chiefly on opposition, and the next bit in Matthew 9, the raising of the synagogue leader's daughter (I left out the woman with the issue of blood for another time). We had tea together at five. It was encouraging to have visitors - family and others, including towards the end of the evening service three girls who have been coming to out Friday night club. I was also encouraged that one man who was very late fro the morning tried us again in the evening and came in good time. The preaching was okay but perhaps could have done with a bit more work on the parallel passages for the evening message. Quite a few are away still and lots of possibles missing too.

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