One never knows what tomorrow may hold, so I am going to post twice in one day! This time around it’s about going to church.
Dr. D. Martin Lloyd-Jones once said: “The preacher after all is not speaking for himself, he is speaking for the Church, he is explaining what the Church is and what these people are, and why they are what they are.” In addition to that, it is through, in, and by the gathering together of God’s people in one place to worship that He does some great things unable to be duplicated over the internet, through reading, or TV and radio. Going to church on a regular basis is being replaced with a lot of things, but nothing compares.
The views in the following post by Josh Lowrance mirror mine. We should not forsake – or substitute with something else – the assembling of ourselves together. Go to church! Jesus told us to, and we need it!
“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” – Hebrews 10:24-25
Church is a non-negotiable in my house. If the doors are open, we are there. I don’t ask my kids if they would like to go to church, I tell them they are going to church. When we go out of town we will find a church to attend or we will come home in time for us to attend our home church. The best thing about it is that church is never argued about in my home. My 4 year old loves going to church. She loves the people, she loves the worship, and she loves learning about Jesus. Almost on a daily basis she…
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