We Will Not Forsake The House Of Our God

Nehemiah 10:39, “[39] For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.”

I love the last phrase of this verse where it says, “We will not forsake the house of our God.” It feels like the longer we live, the more people we see that forsake God’s house. People don’t put an importance on going to church like they used to. There was once a time where everything was closed on Sunday and people were voted out of a church if they missed a service for anything other than being deathly ill. Nowadays, people will go to some and miss others without really thinking anything of it. Some who are perfectly healthy won’t drive 10 minutes to attend church because they’d rather just “watch it online” or they are just “too busy.” My friend, if you are “too busy” to go to church, you are TOO BUSY!

Where has the importance of the house of God gone? I think many times that people get caught up in the things of life that they tend to place God on the back burner. It is up to us as Christians to never lose the importance of going to church. Hebrews 10:25 tells us, “[25] Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is ; but exhorting one another : and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.”

If your church has a service, you should be there regardless of the occasion. If it’s Sunday School or Sunday morning, be there. If it’s Sunday evening, be there. If it’s Wednesday evening, be there. If it’s a special service or revival meeting on another day, BE THERE! Let us strive to have the same mindset as the verse above. May it be said of us that we did not forsake the house of our God.

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