For many people today, taking the time and effort in going to church is no longer as important as it was before and proof of that is the fact that church attendance has fallen significantly. This is something that’s not only true to baptist churches but to all other Christian denominations. While there are so many different reasons why people no longer go to church, have you ever wondered why it still is of great value to do the opposite?
Jesus didn’t miss out on weekly worship.
Learning that Jesus always gave time to be at a place of worship is more than enough reason for you to do the same. What’s even more remarkable is that this commitment began when he was still young. This is largely in contrast to most children today who need a ton of convincing for them to go to church with their parents. In other words, the Lord taught all of us how important it is to commit to going to our place of worship, so it is our responsibility to follow that.
The first Christians went to weekly worships, too.
The New Testament revealed that the earliest Christians of this world made it a priority to gather every first day of the week (Sunday) to be with the Lord. Everyone made it a commitment to assembly to study the Word of God and unite in prayer. It’s just difficult to imagine that with all God’s blessings, more and more people are now turning their backs and are no longer honoring Him by visiting church every week.
God has told all of us to go to weekly worship.
God’s declaration is another reason why you should go to church and that alone must instill the value of worship in you. You must start understanding that some things are meant to be followed and obeyed simply because they are integral parts of God’s declaration, and that includes worship. Every Christian, including you, should understand that it is our responsibility to obey God and the only way to show that is by going to church to profess our love for Jesus.
Going to church will do some great things for you.
Yes, it’s true that you might find some other things to be more important than going to church, but you also have to realize that there are still six other days to spare. Although it’s quite hard to accept, but there are people out there who does not believe there still is sense in going to church since they couldn’t find a reason to go. If you happen to be one of those people, we recommend that you take a deep breath and figure out why churches exist. God established every first day of the week for His people to undergo spiritual edification and encouragement. In other words, you must find yourself heading out to church not because you are doing God a favor; you’re doing it as a favor to yourself.