When I was born again, I was first involved with a high Anglican church. I loved it .. all the pomp and circumstance. It had the capacity to stoke the showmanship of a precocious fresh teen at the age of 12. All the grandeur. But then I grew a little older in my late teenage years and became very jaded with it all because the ancient rituals seemed to have so little contemporary relevance to a teenager from Sydney in the 1970
From the desire to be esteemed,
Deliver us, Jesus.
From the desire of being loved by all