How Church Regularly Then I Have A Question For You Essay

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If you go to church regularly then I have a question for you. “Why do you go to church?” For those who go to church because their parents make them, or they want to keep peace with the spouse, they’re probably not reading this anyway. So for those who are believers, maybe you go because it’s about obedience. You might quote what God said, “don’t neglect the gathering.” Or maybe you go because you have responsibilities, you teach Sunday School, or you play or sing on the worship team, or you’re a greeter, or an usher.

I’m guessing most believers will answer this question in some form or fashion with this thought, “I want to glorify God, or I want to praise God.”

Paul said it this way, “Whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father.” So going to church to worship God or to praise Him is a great thing, but, isn’t this the reason for everything you say and do?

I would like to suggest that there is a better reason for you to “go to church”. The Hebrew writer spells it out for us, “let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.”

Here’s the reason you need to “go to church.” You need the encouragement to be sent. You go to church so that you will be encouraged and trained to be sent back out to make disciples of Jesus. Here’s another way the Hebrew writer put it, “You must warn each other every day,…

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