The Bible says in Hebrews 10:25 in the Berean Study Bible:
23Let us hold resolutely to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful. 24And let us consider how to spur one another on to love and good deeds. 25Let us not neglect meeting together, as some have made a habit, but let us encourage one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
You see, some of you—many of you—USED to be in the habit of coming to church, but you have allowed the events of the past year and a half to CHANGE you NEGATIVELY, and now, instead of being in the habit of COMING to church, you’re in the habit of NOT coming to church.
And the problem is, frankly, we in church leadership are seeing the disastrous results every week.
We are having people contact us with so-called “emergency counseling needs.” And we are having to tell them, “You haven’t being coming to church.”
Many have allowed satan to do to them SPIRITUALLY what America has allowed Fauci and Birx to do to them NATURALLY.
The advice Trump took from Fauci and Birx was exactly the WRONG advice.
- Lockdown, when we all need to be outside, exercising, mingling with other people—and yes—spreading our germs to one another to keep all our immune systems strong.
- Wear a mask, when now we see a year and a half later the damage done from millions of people breathing in their own toxins all day long.
- Socially distance, when again, like children, mingling with other people—and yes—spreading our germs to one another to keep our immune systems strong.
- Stay indoors. An incredibly stupid health policy. In the past year and a half, the average American has gotten 25 pounds fatter.
And now we know that the number one co-morbidity of this plague is obesity and all its related issues like diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure and all the rest of it.
Well, some of you here, and many of you watching online, have allowed satan to do you SPIRITUALLY what many have allowed Fauci and Birx to do them NATURALLY.
You have allowed satan to make you WEAK. You have allowed satan to make you spiritually FAT... and spiritually LAZY.
Paul said in Romans 10:17 KJV:
17So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
You may say, "Well, I watch the services online." But there is nothing like BEING in church.
A woman we have known for 40 years called us on Wednesday, December 1. She is 93 years old and she lamented how she hasn’t been able to attend church since Trump issued his lockdown guidelines. You see, she lives in a blue totalitarian state.
But you DON’T live in a blue totalitarian state. YOU are free here in Texas.
And yet some of you—many of you—USED to be in the habit of coming to church, but you have allowed the events of the past year and a half to CHANGE you negatively, and now, instead of being in the habit of COMING to church, you’re in the habit of NOT coming to church.
We have 2 services on Sunday mornings, so people can help in a service and sit in a service. But some people—when they come—are coming to help but they are not being diligent to also sit in a service to hear the Word of God. Doing that, they will inevitably become spiritually malnourished.
So it’s not just coming to volunteer or help. It’s being diligent to also sit in services as families, actively PARTICIPATING in worship, actively HEARING the Word, and actively TAKING ACTION on God’s Word, which all make people STRONG IN THE LORD AND IN THE POWER OF HIS MIGHT!
Also, if parents set the bad pattern of only being in church once or twice a month, if the Lord tarries, what will their children’s pattern be? Will their children be in church at all?
People are putting sports, family activities and all kinds of things ahead of God. Sports stadiums are packed and yet, pastors are having to coax and encourage the sheep to be faithful.
You need to WAKE UP! Because the time is short. And you DON’T want to lose your marriage, lose your children to satan, or lose your health, lose your life, or even lose your soul to satan.
Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.
So what happens when you’re NOT hearing the Word of God? You just get WEAKER and WEAKER and WEAKER SPIRITUALLY like the world is getting WEAKER AND WEAKER and WEAKER PHYSICALLY because of the stupid advice coming from these so-called public health authorities.
You need to WAKE UP!!! And you need to SOBER UP because the time is short. And satan wants your soul.
The Bible says in Hebrews 10:25 in the Weymouth Translation:
23Let us hold firmly to an UNFLINCHING avowal of our hope, for He is faithful who gave us the promises. 24And let us bestow thought on one another with a view to arousing one another to brotherly love and right conduct; 25not neglecting—as some habitually do—to meet together, but encouraging one another, and doing this all the more since you can see the day of Christ approaching.