Sermon preached on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Garden Valley Chapel; Selected Scripture.
According to pollster George Barna, while the adult population in the United States increased by 15 percent during the nineties, the number of adults who either didn't attend church or only went on major holidays increased by 92 percent.
You may invoke God's blessing upon a nation in a State of the Union Address but make no mistake about it, you are not addressing a "church-going" society or nation.
Today I want to continue to take you through the Scriptures and to consider the biblical rationale why commitment to the local church is a part of God's plan for your life.
We will cover the remaining two points today:
THE LOVING SERVICE (Misc. Scripture)
THE GOSPEL WITNESS (Misc. Scripture)