Lutheran Satire strikes again!

What's the difference between a good hymn, a not-so-good hymn, and a really bad hymn?

I'm not talking musical preferences here. I'm talking about substance. First, who is the hymn actually about? And if it passes that test- if it's about what Jesus has done rather than about how we feel about Him- is it really about what Jesus has done, or does it simply say a lot of extravagant things about Him (and how we fee about Him)?

To demonstrate the difference- and to satirize a great deal of contemporary Christian "praise music-" Pastor Fiene challenged his viewers to compose praise songs of their own- using the titles of soap operas. Here is the result:


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