Ask yourself: Why do you go to church?

04 Mar

Why do most of us go to church?  Do we leave worldly thinking at the door and pick it back up as we leave?

 Some go to church to establish a reputation of being a conservative member of society.   Many go to church to meet up with their friends.  Too many go because they think it is what they are supposed to do on Sundays.  There are a multitude of reasons why people attend church.

However, we need to ask ourselves why "WE" go to church.  Do we do it for the reasons listed above or do we go to meet God in a meaningful way, to experience the Holy Spirit that will stir our souls, giving us strength to weather the storms of life...finally making it to heaven.

If everyone who attends a church on Sunday would put away "wrong thinking," and concentrate on the words in the sermons that are supposed to inspire a person to worship God once they leave the church, the world would be a better place. 

As it is, too many people leave the church and go back to the "thinking way" of the world, thoughts and actions of people who do not attend church.  They do not use the  ten commandments to guide them through the following week.  However, another Sunday comes and they are back in church and the cycle repeats itself.

A person who attends church should be committed to serving God in church and out of church or be willing to consider:

Luke 10:20 (KJB)
"And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself."

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