May 1, 2009


adjective — [des-uhl-tawr-ee]

definition: lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm

It is true that some traditional churches are desultory, dispirited, boring, dull, lifeless, inept, small, disheartened, or otherwise dying. One does wonder, though, why such a dead dog keeps getting kicked, sometimes quite viciously, by the church marketers.

David Wells, The Courage to Be Protestant, 39

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Diagramming for sake of genuine textual exposition Since mankind, in general, is innately hopeless and helpless in reference to his own spiritual reformation or advancement, 2. and since sinners