Why Should I Go to Church?

If you’re spiritually alive, you’re going to love this!  If you’re spiritually dead, you won’t want to read it.  If you’re spiritually curious, there is still hope!

A church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday.  “I’ve gone for 10 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something like 10,000 sermons.  But for the life cheap jerseys of me, I can’t remember a single one of them.  So, I Dawe think I’m wasting my time and the pastors are wasting theirs by giving sermons at all.”

 This started a real controversy in the fair “Letters to the Editor” column, much to the delight of Classic the editor.  It went on for weeks until someone wrote this clincher:

“I’ve been married for 30 years now.  In that time my wife has cooked some 32,000 meals.  But, for the life of me, I cannot recall the entire menu for a single one of those meals.  But I do know this.  They all nourished me and gave me strength I needed starten! to do my work.  If my wife had not given me these meals, I would be physically dead today.  Did Likewise, if I had not gone to church for nourishment, I would be spiritually dead today!”

When you are DOWN to nothing, God is UP to something!  Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible and receives the impossible!  Thank God for our physical AND our spiritual nourishment! 

——Author Unknown, quoted from the November 2007 bulletin of the Hickory Ridge Church, Lebanon Tennessee

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