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  • The Virtual Crosses of Flowers
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      Posted Mar 31, 2013 6:44 PM

      Everyone was a surprised as the little girl was, who on gathering her Easter eggs in her basket, saw none since the girl next to her was getting her eggs, one by one, and putting them in her own basket. The little girls had to do a double-take when on collecting her last egg she discovered there were no eggs left in her basket. This was the scene recently on a "candid camera" type show.

      Well, "Palm Sunday" attendees as they were called last week, were instructed to bring a flower to "Easter Sunday." Little did they know, the extent to which, the elders were willing to surrender their leadership [or did they plan it themselves?] to the new "worship leaders." Increasingly, if it difficult to determine from where these plans come. But the attendees were as shocked as the little girl with her empty Easter basket.

      The "praise team" was supplemented by five on stage, three men and two women, who sang song after song during the Lord's Supper while the attendees were asked to get up from their seats during the Supper and carry their flower to constructed crosses in the balcony and in the lower auditorium, where they deposited them to form a "flower cross" so that all could truly appreciate his occasion. The bread and the fruit of the vine was gathered by the crowd, as they went down, and a "shepherd" was sure to be there, and attendees were instructed to hug and share verbally the marvelous gift of the Christ. Actually, I didn't see any hugging or verbal interchange. It's not sure how those unable to walk easily were to get to the table, but I suppose someone could take them the bread and the cup.

      Not only were some emotionally projected upward by this occasion, but it is an absolute certainty that some may have been shocked by how they were manipulated by this surprise use of their flower. Some remarked that in all of history, they had never been instructed by "worship leaders" or "elders" to bring any flowers on Easter Sunday. Generally the old pioneers left the development of the church to the grass-roots level, for each Christian to read his or her Bible, and demonstrate their Christianity from knowledge and teaching, not from deceit and manipulation [could we say?].

      At the end, we were left not with crosses of the imagination, as Paul refers to in the early chapters of 1 Corinthians, but with virtual crosses of flowers. It appears doubtful that Paul had in mind the building of any figure such as these in the worship of Christ and God. The cross in 1 Corinthians is described more as a mental motivation for the mercy of God, rather than a real, concrete, crafted image rather than a crafted [graven] tangible object. The Vatican would be quite impressed with the concretization of the church this Sunday. The ten commandments instructed that "no graven image" be created by Israel, and the New Testament shows that the new covenant is not to be "engrave in stone" but is to be instilled in the heart.

      Our crosses, should stay in the heart, but this may not be understandable by a generation who to be spiritual, have to have a concrete [perhaps idolatrous] expression on the first Sunday after the Jewish Passover. These crosses were not in the heart, but in the auditorium. The Lutherans and the Catholics could not ask for more.
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