Mcburnett's Musings

Matthew 18:21-35; 25:31-46; 26:17-30

This concept of Follow Me on which I have previously written continues to reverberate in my mind and to dwell in my soul.  This week I had a flashback to the 70’s of my youth when the strains of Day by Day began playing soulfully in my head.

The key phrase in the chorus goes like this:

May I know Thee more clearly,
Love Thee more dearly,
Follow Thee more nearly.

I’m going to explore those concepts here in a minute, but first a little background on the musical from which it arose – Godspell. Curiosity got the best of me so I did a little research on GodspellGodspell is a telling of the parables of Jesus in musical form, most consider it to be based on Matthew’s Gospel.  It first saw the light of day in 1970 on a college campus (Carnegie…

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