Daily Wire: God will no longer be referred to as He or Him in the Episcopal Church Diocese of Washington, D.C., which passed a resolution last week barring all use of masculine pronouns when referring to the Almighty. They will be updating their Book of Common Prayer as a result.
“If revision of the Book of Common Prayer is authorized, to utilize expansive language for God from the rich sources of feminine, masculine, and non-binary imagery for God found in Scripture and tradition and, when possible, to avoid the use of gendered pronouns for God,” the resolution stated.” more …
Opinion: That progressive liberalism is overtaking the denominations that embrace replacement theology lines up with Genesis 12:3: “I will bless those who bless you,
And I will curse him who curses you …”.
God’s promises to Israel have not been replaced.
Last week the United Church of Christ (here) sent a group, which included two women pastors, to ‘bless’ abortion clinics and ‘offer prayers’ for the doctors and nurses performing abortions: “God of grace and God of glory, in whom we move and live Keep them safe and keep them strong. And may they always know that all that they do is for Thy glory.”
Last week the Catholic church made a deal with the Chinese government to allow communist officials to select church bishops.
And now the Episcopal church has decided that God is something other than Father, which makes a mockery of the Lord’s prayer.
All three are replacement theology churches.
We know that God transcends gender, and that we cannot grasp the fullness of His being; yet, calling Him Father is what He asked us to do. He is our primary Source of life. We are made in His image, not God in our image. And He chose to reveal Himself to us as Father.
“What is a Christian? … the richest answer I know is that a Christian is one who has God as Father.” “… everything that Christ taught, everything that makes the NT new, everything that is distinctively Christian, is summed up in the knowledge of the Fatherhood of God.” J.I. Packer
Renaming God for politically-correct agendas is idolatry.
The Church at Laodicea (Revelation 3:14-22) is just around the bend.
(See more on Replacement Theology here)