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. "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, Ithink 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
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