Why go to Church?

We go to Church because that is where we meet God and other Christians to become one body.

Together you are the body of Christ. Each one of you is part of his body. 1 Corinthians 12:27 Contemporary English Version

We go to Church to learn about God, to encouraged each other to grow in knowledge of God and to live in the way God teaches us.

The one who gives life appeared! We saw it happen, and we are witnesses to what we have seen. Now we are telling you about this eternal life that was with the Father and appeared to us. We are telling you what we have seen and heard, so that you may share in this life with us. And we share in it with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. We are writing to tell you these things, because this makes us truly happy. 1 John 1:2-4 Contemporary English Version

No one can have faith without hearing the message about Christ. Romans 10:17 Contemporary English Version

Obey God’s message! Don’t fool yourselves by just listening to it. James 1:22 Contemporary English Version

We go to Church because God wants a relationship with us.

God can be trusted, and he chose you to be partners with his Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 1:9 Contemporary English Version

Don’t worry about anything, but pray about everything. With thankful hearts offer up your prayers and requests to God. Then, because you belong to Christ Jesus, God will bless you with peace that no one can completely understand. And this peace will control the way you think and feel. Philippians 4:6-7 Contemporary English Version

Be humble in the presence of God’s mighty power, and he will honor you when the time comes. God cares for you, so turn all your worries over to him. 1 Peter 5:6-7 Contemporary English Version

We go to Church to Worship and Thank God.

But a time is coming, and it is already here! Even now the true worshipers are being led by the Spirit to worship the Father according to the truth. These are the ones the Father is seeking to worship him. God is Spirit, and those who worship God must be led by the Spirit to worship him according to the truth. John 4:23-24 Contemporary English Version

Jesus answered, “The most important one says: ‘People of Israel, you have only one Lord and God. You must love him with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength.’ Mark 12:29-30 Contemporary English Version

Jesus answered, “What is written in the Scriptures? How do you understand them?” The man replied, “The Scriptures say, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind.’ They also say, ‘Love your neighbors as much as you love yourself.’” Jesus said, “You have given the right answer. If you do this, you will have eternal life.” Luke 10:26-28 Contemporary English Version

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