Come with me while I show you some things that came through my mind while I was in the church today for morning prayers. Today, humans have attained a good knowledge and higher understanding than any other time in history. And today also the science are going places that was never expected or imagine. We have useful and helpful drugs for some certain diseases and more are being discovered everyday, we have faster computers, bigger jets and so on.
Why should Christians attend worship meetings of the local church? How important are worship, praise, Bible study, teaching, and learning? What influence does our example have on others, and what can we learn from the example of Jesus and His apostles?
What can we learn from Bible teaching about priorities and devotion to serving God? Click here to hear a related topic as a free mp3 recorded message. These meetings are intended to provide blessings and opportunities that benefit those who attend.
The purpose of this study is to discuss why each Christian should urgently determine to attend whenever The importance of the church to local church meets. Occasional emergencies may make it necessary for us to miss, but we should diligently try to avoid such hindrances so we can be present, if at all possible.
Please consider these reasons why you need to attend all meetings of the local church: He has commanded five activities by which we ought to praise Him: God intended, not just for some of His people to worship Him, but all of them. Some of these activities prayer, singing, and Bible study should also be done at home Acts But the scriptures previously listed show that church meetings are also essential.
Private worship is not enough, and public worship is not enough. Christians Should Desire to Worship God.
We should attend worship assemblies, not only because God wants us to, but also because we want to. We should love God above all because He sent His only begotten Son to die to save us from eternal torment and offer us eternal life Romans 5: So, when you love God, you will want to worship Him.
A person who could attend, but simply chooses not to do so, is simply showing a lack of love and gratitude for what God has done. It is a sign of serious spiritual disease, 2 Timothy 3: See also Colossians 4: Giving honor and glory to God is the purpose of our salvation!
Is this your attitude? Acceptable worship must come from a proper attitude. People who have this attitude will not try to avoid worship; they will want to come at every opportunity the church provides.
Note that we need this regularly, not just one hour per week. Some of this can be done outside church meetings, but participating in church meetings is fundamental. When members neglect the assemblies, they almost invariably also neglect to exhort others outside church activities, and they usually also have other serious spiritual problems.
|Importance of Attending Church Meetings for Worship and Bible Study||Pastor The Role and Importance of the Church in the Community We must start to look deep within ourselves and arise to serve the needs of all people in the name of Christ.|
|Why is church attendance / going to church important?||Each one of these terms has special implications on how we are to treat other members of the church.|
If we are not now able to teach, we should be developing the ability. This is expected of all members, young or old, babes in Christ or mature in the faith.
See also 2 Timothy 2: When the church provides these opportunities, all the members ought to attend and participate in the teaching and learning.
This is true of all members and all church meetings. If all the members were as active as you are, how effectively would the church be built up? To fulfill this duty, we should attend regularly when the church meets.
Much of this instruction is done in meetings. Members are responsible to obey and submit to the elders. We must cooperate with their teaching efforts, which requires being present when the teaching is done. When the church has set a time and place, all members ought to come so they can obey the command to partake.
In the same way, the church is authorized to provide meetings in which members can teach and exhort one another.
Since members need regular and frequent teaching, it follows that churches are authorized to provide as many meetings as needed to accomplish the necessary teaching, including mid-week meetings, gospel meetings, etc. All the members then should come and be involved whenever the church meets.He was an essential part in the leadership of our church.
We need more volunteers like him, and perhaps they need to do the jobs that some pastors are now doing. What more could be said to underscore and establish the importance of the church for the Christian life?
The Church as the Communion of Saints From the very beginning of God’s dealing with his people, the Bible has stressed community.
Question: "Why is church attendance / going to church important?" Answer: The Bible tells us we need to attend church so we can worship God with other believers and be taught His Word for our spiritual growth.
The early church “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer” (Acts ). Lesson Why Is The Church Important? (1 Timothy ) Or, some might respond to our question by saying that they see the church’s importance as a social institution.
It helps meet the physical needs of the poor and the emotional needs of the lonely and distraught. It ministers to people at the pivotal times of life: birth, marriage. Jan 10, · This is a Purpose Driven Sermon on the Importance of The Church.
The third sermon in a series/5(36). Dear Timothy and Junia, Right now I want you to do some careful thinking about the role that the institutional church will play in your lives.
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