.A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT.

– mish mash of psychedelic ideals

Why go to church? October 22, 2009

Filed under: .All THINGS LOVELY. — twentyonepurplehorses @ 01:01
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a friend send me this @ work today and i pondered over its simple truth.

Why Go To Church?

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 (or Saturday).

“I’ve
 gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something
 like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single one of
 them. So, I think I’m wasting my time and the pastors are wasting theirs by 
giving sermons at all.

“

This started a real controversy in the “Letters to the Editor” column,much to the delight of 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 the strength I needed to do my work. If my wife had not given me these meals,
 I would be physically dead today. 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!

xoxo

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