Before our church had air conditioning, the pew racks held handheld fans with pictures of Jesus looking over Jerusalem. And we also had His original picture hanging on the sanctuary wall. Rumor said it was passed down from John the Baptist.
This is not the kind of article you will want to read. It’s not about the Calvinism debate. It’s not about social-political issues (mostly) and it’s not about how terrible atheists are. Every time I broach this subject, church people get a glazed over look in their eyes.
Marty Comer | Pastor Sand Ridge Baptist Church, Lexington, TN *This article was originally published at Dr. Comer’s website A Living Faith and was used by permission. I received a call this past February from my mother. She informed me that the church she attends, the church in which I grew up, was saved, baptized, and […]
The other day, I was trying to think of what might be the happiest place on earth. I know Disneyland is sometimes referred to that way, but I’m not sure if it’s the happiest of the happiest. I’ve noticed there is no sadness in ice cream stores. You don’t see kids crying and screaming, “I don’t want any!” there.
I find it so sad that people that never go to church claim to have fellowship with my Jesus. Luke 4:16 tells us it was Jesus’ custom to be in the synagogue. Our Lord did not skip out on church. So, why should we? Beloved, if your “faith” will not get you out of bed, what makes you think that it will get you out of hell?