A great excuse for not going to church

This came up on my facebook memories this morning. It’s helpful to be reminded of the importance of meeting with other Christians. It may not be Sunday but we can still get in touch with and encourage one and other and of course a church can meet any day, it doesn’t have to be on Sunday

Honest about my faith

excuse for not going to churchJesus was in his home town and he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath. He read from the Bible and said a few words but things didn’t go well after this.

Jumping up, they mobbed him and forced him to the edge of the hill on which the town was built. They intended to push him over the cliff, but he passed right through the crowd and went on his way.

If you need a good excuse not to go to church today here it is. Jesus went to the Jewish equivalent of church and the members tried to kill him. Read about it for yourself in Luke 4.16-30.

What’s amazing about this is that the gospels give examples of  Jesus knowing what was going to happen. He went to the synagogue knowing that people would attack him and being in a place of worship with other believers was that…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Regional Minister for the Eastern Baptist Association in the UK (the views expressed in this blog are my own) and I am especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century.
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