Sundays Are For Going To God’s House
August 16, 2020
Series: They Lied To Me About Church
Part 2 – “People Matter Most To God”
THE LIE – SUNDAYS ARE FOR GOING TO GOD’S HOUSE.
I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go into the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122:1 (NKJV) page 993
WHERE DOES THE BIBLE SAY “GOD’S HOUSE” IS?
And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. 9 According to all that I show you, that is, the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furnishings, just so you shall make it.
Exodus 25:8-9 (NKJV) page 136
- In the New Testament, God dwells in his People.
the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it does not see him or know him. But you know him, because he lives with you and he will be in you. John 14:17 (NCV) 1808
Don’t you know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you? 1 Corinthians 3:16 (NCV) 1931
THE SABBATH (SUNDAY) WAS GOD’S FOCUS ON PEOPLE.
Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work:…For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it. Exodus 20:8-11(NKJV) page 129
Mary had a little lamb. It would have been a sheep. But it went and joined a Baptist Church and died from lack of sleep!
THEN WHY MEET FOR CHURCH AT ALL?
And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near. Hebrews 10:25 (NLT) page 2094
Then Jesus said to them, “The Sabbath was made to meet the needs of people, and not people to meet the requirements of the Sabbath.
Mark 2:27 (NLT) page 1663