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Must a Christian Attend Church – Part 2

Must a Christian Attend Church – Part 2

The way I understand this (and having read the devotion), is that it is impossible to live in a state of heightened worship, being exhilarated each moment of the day. But, the hour of worship on Sunday, would hopefully give significance to one’s everyday life. It’s like the surfer who, after catching a great wave, recalls it long after the event, inspiring her in her everyday life – “I am a surfer!”

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Must a Christian Attend Church?

Must a Christian Attend Church?

This is what Peterson says, “The common-sense objection to God dwelling on earth in a house of prayer, to God meeting us in a place of worship, has not been able to survive the evidence of experience and faith. After all, common sense is one of the least reliable tests of reality.”

I understand this to mean, that “common-sense” would dismiss the idea of God meeting us in a building. But the evidence of experience and faith defies this so called “common-sense”.

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Bank fee notification, other increases and….Jesus!

Bank fee notification, other increases and….Jesus!

Obviously, November is “Notification of increases” month. A kind of Christmas gift, letting you know that “if you struggled in 2019, get ready baby, we are increasing our fees in 2020 even though most of you won’t be getting a raise!”
Over the last couple of weeks, I have received 2 SMS’s from the 2 banks I do business with. This year these messages got me thinking more than usual. Do I just “suck it up” and accept these increases?

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