Who Is This God of Glory?

Who Is This God of Glory?

(1 Samuel 4:1-5,19-22; 5:1-5)


Moralistic therapeutic deism

is a term that was first introduced in 2005 by sociologists Christian Smith.

Five tenets (sharing two today)

  • The central goal of life is to be happy and to feel good about oneself.
  • God does not need to be particularly involved in one’s life except when God is needed to resolve a problem.