“Are You Entertained or Intertwined?”

Have you ever wondered why (for the most part) the church seemed bland and powerless? As I read this article I could not help but think that here was a part of the answer – a big part. I have  to confess I was and to a degree at least still “guilty as charged.”

No, we don’t go to church consciously seeking to be entertained, but how often do we judge the quality of the experience by how it made us feel – by how well we were entertained? Should our measurement of quality not be how many lives were touched and changed? How deeply we touched others and they touched us? How we were changed and conformed to His image?

I was challenged by this posting on the Elijah List and hope you will be as well.

“I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word; that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me. And the glory which You gave Me I have given them, that they may be one just as We are one: I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me. The New King James Version. 1982 (John 17:20-23).

The ElijahList – Prophetic Words and Prophecies.


About hisfool

I am a pilgrim on a journey, one which I pray leads to the day when I stand before the throne of God and hear "Well Done!" Along the way I have encountered good times and bad, been wounded and healed, fallen only to rise again. It does not make me any better, but perhaps, it makes me a little wiser and I pray a little more compassionate.
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