I’m not trying make fun of what you are saying, but I am sure you realize that if you’re looking for anything, anything at all, you’ll probably find it.]]>
See, e.g., Jer. 14:8 and 17:13 and Acts 28:20, where the phrase is as written in the song. And also, Joel 3:16 and Psalms 130:7 and 131:3.]]>
Uncomfortable though that subject might be, such a song would come a lot closer to the truth than a song that makes sin “the other” against which we are arrayed in battle.
Strike for Zion, down with error,
I confess, I am God’s foe;
Every day I pluck out an eyeball
Over self I conquering go.
I’ll submit it to the music committee and see what they say.]]>
It’s not a perfect metaphor, but that’s not really the point of a metaphor I think.]]>