I was thinking about this tonight, and I’m not sure I’ve talked about this on the blog yet, but I wanted to share why I go to church with today’s Sunday link love. 🙂 I hope you find it interesting or relatable to read!
1. I didn’t always love going to church because I didn’t know what it really meant.
Psalm 96:9 says, ‘O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.’ For a long time, I didn’t think about going to worship as worshipping God. I thought about it as a place for me to get a 5 step program to fix my life, to make me happy, or just give me enough ‘oomph’ to get through the week. If it was just that, I could just go to AA, but I’ve been learning that church worship is far more than that.
As God has grown me closer to Himself through recovery, I’ve seen that going to church isn’t about me at all. It’s about God. It’s about how awesome and wonderful and glorious He is. It’s about how Jesus came to reconcile us to God, so that we might be able to commune with Him. 2 Corinthians 5:19, ‘And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;’