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SUNDAY -     JANUARY  14TH,  2018  -

TODAY IS THE LORD'S DAY! LET'S REMEMBER TO KEEP IT HOLY - LET'S BE LIKE JESUS AND FIND OURSELVES IN GOD'S HOUSE WORSHIPPING, PRAISING AND THANKING HIM FOR ALL OUR BLESSINGS. WE DON'T GO TO CHURCH TO BE SAVED AND THEN QUIT, BUT WE GO TO CHURCH BECAUSE WE ARE SAVED. ATTENDING CHURCH EACH WEEK, WITH OTHER BELIEVERS IS ESSENTIAL IN FULFILLING OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD, AND OUR CHRISTIAN COMMITMENT. OUR PASTOR HAS A SAYING THAT IF YOU'RE IN GOD'S HOUSE ON SUNDAY, THEN YOU ARE EXACTLY WHERE YOU OUGHT TO BE. ARE YOU GOING TO BE "EXACTLY" WHERE YOU OUGHT TO BE? THOSE WHO DO NOT ATTEND CHURCH REGULARLY, RUN THE RISK OF FAILING IN THEIR CHRISTIAN WALK. HERE'S THE QUESTION; CAN YOU MAINTAIN YOUR CHRISTIANITY AND DEVELOP A SPIRITUAL FULFILLMENT BY NOT ATTENDING CHURCH WITH OTHER BELIEVERS? IT'S A FACT, WE CANNOT DO THAT ALONE. . . WE NEED EACH OTHER. SEE YOU IN CHURCH!

 

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    THIS WEEK'S DEVOTIONS ARE ABOUT  "END TIMES"!

     THIS WEEK OUR DEVOTIONS WILL  FOCUS  ON THE END TIMES!  SO MUCH CURIOSITY ABOUT THE END TIMES, HOWEVER, THERE'S SO MUCH TO KNOW ABOUT THE END TIMES.   AS WE SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES, WE FIND THE ANSWERS.   IT'S OUR PRAYER  THAT ONE OR  ALL OF THESE DEVOTIONS WILL UPLIFT AND  ENCOURAGE  YOU TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE "END OF AGE." JUST REMEMBER JESUS LOVES YOU AND SO DO WE!                   

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MONDAY          -   JANUARY  15TH -  "END TIMES - SIGNS"

 

 

 

“As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately. ‘Tell us,’ they said, ‘when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and the end of the age?’ Jesus answered: ‘Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many.’”’ Matthew 24: 3-5

Most people are interested in the future.  Whether  it’s  wishing we could see five years down the road to determine which career path to take or to see if our relationship survives this tough season, we all would like to prepare for what the future holds. The disciples were no different. In fact, they asked Jesus to provide a little insight into what to expect regarding His second coming and the end times. So, Jesus shared some signs to keep in mind.

The first sign will  be an increase in false  prophets  and teachers. Now, false prophets and teachers are not new. They have been around as faR back as 135 ad. These false ‘christs’  will  only  increase  in number as we move closer to the End Times. He also spoke of an increase in wars, rumors of wars, and natural disasters.

The Bible is absolutely clear that today, we are living in the End Times. In fact, the beginning of the end began way back when Jesus rose from the dead and the disciples were supernaturally empowered by the Holy Spirit. Ever since, each passing day brings us closer to the end. Jesus describes these signs as  “birth pangs,” increasing in intensity as we move closer to the end.

Is there any good news in all this doom and gloom? Absolutely! Even as the world falls further into chaos, we can be sure  that  nothing  surprises  Jesus. God remains in control today, tomorrow – even until the end of days.

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY       - JANUARY  16TH -"END TIMES - PERSECUTION 

 

      

        

 

“Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. At that time, many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other.” Matthew 24: 9-10

What will the End Times look like? When will it happen? Jesus answered these questions  by  highlighting certain signs  which will  point to the His second coming. One such sign is an increase in persecution towards believers.

We know that Jesus’ disciples would go on to face severe persecution for preaching the Gospel. All but one would be martyred for their faith. But persecution didn’t end in the first century. From ancient Rome to the 20th century, Christians have been persecuted to the point of death around the world. In fact, scholars believe that more Christians were martyred in the 20th century than all previous centuries combined!

So how does the Christian, whose  life isn’t often on  the line for  their beliefs, respond  when  ridiculed or  rejected for their faith? Firstly,  don’t take it personally. It’s not you they hate, but Jesus.  Secondly, remember that it’s a sign of the times. Persecution will only increase as we move closer towards Jesus’ second coming. Finally, pray for the global persecuted Church to remain strong in their faith. To be a faithful witness amidst persecution is the  number  one prayer request of the persecuted church to Western Christians. Increased persecution is another sign that we are living in the end times.

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY - JANUARY  17TH - "END TIMES- SELF VS. GOD"

 

 

 

"People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not  lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God." - 2 Timothy 3:2-4

The Bible gives many examples of signs that should warn us of the coming end of the age. Six such signs are given by Jesus, two characteristics are given by Paul, and eleven other occurrences are given by  the  prophets  to occur prior to or soon after the end of the age. While we are also told we will not know the time of the End, God obviously wanted us to know when that time was getting closer.  As the Christian church is increasingly drawn into the interfaith movement, and as more and more churches go into isolation, preparing to sleep through the growing attacks on their faith, perhaps  God knew it would  take a few  signs to wake us up and remind us that we have work to do.

So, let’s imagine a time in history when,  “People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unloving, slanderous, without self-control, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; holding to a form of godliness but denying its power.”

Does this sound like today’s world or not?  So, when were these words penned? Around 2,000 years ago in the Word of God. This prediction was prefaced with these haunting words: “But mark this: These will be terrible times in the last days.”

Sounds like we’re there. How can we change? God’s Word says, “the Scriptures are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.” So study God’s Word. Believe what it says  about how to be saved from ungodly character. Live what it says, for we all are running out of time.

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY   - JANUARY  18TH  - "END TIMES - FALSE PROPHETS"

 

    

 

   

“At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people.”

Matthew 24:10- 11

American culture is following in Europe’s footsteps as society becomes more and more secular. In the past 20 years, the number of Americans identifying as non-religious and not  believing  in  God or religion has reached over 23%, compared to only 8% in 1996. With this dramatic increase, it can be difficult for Christians to grasp rapidly becoming the minority. As such, believers will face increased persecution which in turn will cause many to lose faith. This will be a sign of the End Times.

“Look out for false teachers and prophets,” Jesus warned, because false prophets will only fuel this trend through subtle manipulation of the truth. Many will argue that false teachers outside the church are easy to spot: Mohammed in Islam and Joseph Smith in the Mormon Church, for example. What’s more difficult to spot, however, are false teachers within the church.

There have always been teachers who have tried to manipulate the Word of God. Prosperity theology preachers abound, while some others teach the Gospel of feel good greed – both deceptive and false. Many mainline protestant preachers have stopped believing that the Bible is the perfectly true and inspired Word of God, sending their churches down a dead end road.  Other  Christians  and spiritual  leaders pick and choose what Scriptures they like, discarding the ones they don’t. Thus watering down what the Bible says about topics like sexual purity. This trend began in the 1960’s in the US and will only continue as society walks further  away from Biblical teaching and values – just like Europe.

So how will you respond?   Will  you  recognize  a  watered  down Gospel when you hear it? Commit to spending more time in God’s Word this week and ask Him for the wisdom to recognize false teachers – inside and outside the church. We must stay alert in these end times.

 

 

 

FRIDAY       -  JANUARY  19TH  - "END TIMES - BEING ON A MISSION"

 

   

 

  

“And this Gospel of  the kingdom will be  preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.”

 Matthew 24: 14

Jesus did  NOT come  to Earth with  denominations in mind.  Yet, today there are hundreds of denominations calling themselves Baptists, Anglicans, Methodists, Pentecostals, Protestants, or Roman Catholics. Jesus came for the dawning of His Kingdom. And while denominations exist, they are to be viewed as only a small part of the greater mosaic of the kingdom of God. It’s the Kingdom of God, this corporate community of believers, that is Christ’s primary focus. That should be the mission of any corporate body of believers – to take the Gospel to every nation, language and culture. This will be the final sign of the End Times that Jesus speaks about at His second coming. Only then, will the end come.

As Christians, we are all called to take part in this mission. Will you give financially for others to go? Will you pray? Ask God to show you how you can be a part of advancing the Kingdom of God as we look forward to His second coming. Jesus is clear; He’s not coming until the Gospel reaches every people group on the earth.

 

 

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                                               Final thoughts FOR THE WEEK

     THANK GOD FOR YOUR MANY BLESSINGS DURING THIS PAST WEEK!   ATTEND CHURCH THIS SUNDAY,  IT WILL BE GOOD.......

             FOR YOU! 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY -     JANUARY 20TH, 2018   -    "LET'S MAKE PLANS!"

LIGGETT BAPTIST CHURCH INVITES YOU. . .

SUNDAY SCHOOL FIRST . . .THEN MORNING WORSHIP

. . .JUST REMEMBER THAT GOD HAS GIVEN YOU "ALL" WEEK TO DO WHATEVER YOU PLEASED, AND ALL HE ASK IS JUST ONE DAY THAT YOU SET ASIDE SOME TIME TO COME FOR A VISIT TO HIS HOUSE. COME INTO HIS PRESENCE WITH PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING - HE'S BEEN GOOD TO YOU. . .CAN YOU NOT RETURN THE FAVOR?  THIS WEEKEND IS A VERY SPECIAL WEEKEND FOR YOU TO  WORSHIP THE LORD!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!  AND DON'T FORGET BRING SOMEONE WITH YOU! 

 


OUR CHURCH WAS NOMINATED TO ASSIST OUR UPPER CUMBERLAND ASSOCIATION WITH THE SUNDAY SCHOOL DEPARTMENT. SO. . .  AS BEING HEAD OF THAT DEPARTMENT, OUR CHURCH WILL PROMOTE SUNDAY SCHOOL TO THE FULLEST, NOT ONLY IN OUR CHURCH, BUT IN ALL THE CHURCHES THAT ARE IN OUR ASSOCIATION. AS WE CONTINUE TO SEE A DECLINE IN SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE, WE MUST REALIZE JUST HOW IMPORTANT SUNDAY SCHOOL REALLY IS TO OUR CHRISTIAN WALK OF LIFE. THERE ARE MANY REASONS WHY EACH PERSON THAT ATTENDS CHURCH, SHOULD BE INVOLVED IN A SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS, AND NOT JUST THE WORSHIP SERVICE ONLY. HERE ARE A FEW REASONS WHY THAT YOU, IF YOU AREN'T ALREADY, NEED TO BE ATTENDING SUNDAY SCHOOL.

1. SUNDAY SCHOOL FULFILLS A VITAL FUNCTION IN HELPING THE CHURCH REACH ITS MISSION.

2. SUNDAY SCHOOL MOBILIZES THE CHURCH FOR EVANGELISM.

3. A MISSION IS BEST ACCOMPLISHED IN THE CONTEXT OF SMALL GROUPS - HENCE: SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES.

4. SUNDAY SCHOOL GIVES CHILDREN A SMALL GROUP EXPERIENCE.

5. SUNDAY SCHOOL EQUIPS THE SAINTS TO DO THE WORK OF A MINISTRY.

6. MOST IMPORTANTLY, SUNDAY SCHOOL DEVELOPS LEADERSHIP FOR THE CHURCH. SUNDAY SCHOOL IS WHERE YOU LEARN FROM A BIBLICAL LESSON ALL ABOUT GOD'S WORD AND WHAT IT SAYS TO EACH ONE OF US.

SO YOU SEE HOW IMPORTANT SUNDAY SCHOOL IS FOR YOU? YOU MAY ASK, "WHAT BENEFIT IS SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ME?" HERE'S THE WAY YOU CAN FIND OUT - JOIN US FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL THIS SUNDAY, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TO TRY IT. THEN YOU MAKE THE DECISION!

 

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BECAUSE HE LIVES!

SUPPOSE JESUS CHRIST HAD NOT RISEN FROM THE DEAD. WHERE WOULD THAT LEAVE US? WHAT ASSURANCE WOULD WE HAVE ABOUT ANYTHING IN LIFE? OUR CONFIDENCE? OUR THOUGHTS ABOUT DEATH? OUR HOPES? OR EVEN ABOUT EXISTENCE AFTER THIS LIFE - HOW WOULD IT ALL BE AFFECTED?

OF COURSE, IF YOU HAVE NEVER RECEIVED JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR PERSONAL SAVIOR, HIS RESURRECTION WOULD SEEM RATHER MEANINGLESS, AS FAR AS YOU'RE CONCERNED. AND GOD KNEW THAT JESUS' RESURRECTION WOULD RAISE MANY QUESTIONS. HOWEVER, THE ONLY QUESTION THAT IS REALLY IMPORTANT IS: DO YOU BELIEVE HE HAS RISEN?

THIS MEANS THAT IF THE RESURRECTION HAD NOT OCCURRED, OUR FAITH WOULD BE EMPTY AND WITHOUT FOUNDATION. WE SHOULD BE THANKFUL, BECAUSE AS BELIEVERS, OUR HOPE EXTENDS BEYOND THIS LIFE, BECAUSE JESUS HAS TRULY RISEN FROM THE DEAD. THE TOMB IS EMPTY. MOST IMPORTANTLY, JESUS HIMSELF TOLD OF HIS RESURRECTION. EVERYTHING HE PROMISED OR PREDICTED HAS COME TO PASS JUST AS HE SAID IT WOULD. THE FACT THEN, THAT JESUS ROSE FROM THE DEAD GIVES US THE ABSOLUTE, UNQUESTIONABLE FOUNDATION FOR EVERYTHING ELSE WE BELIEVE. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS, THAT WE HAVE THE CONFIDENCE THAT OUR GOD IS ALIVE. JESUS WAS NOT SIMPLY SOME PREACHER OR TEACHER, BUT HE CLAIMED TO BE THE MESSIAH, THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD. IN FACT, THAT WAS ONE OF THE REASONS HE CAME - TO REVEAL THE HEAVENLY FATHER, SO WE COULD UNDERSTAND WHAT HE IS LIKE. YOU MIGHT WONDER, IF CHRIST IS ALIVE, THEN WHAT IS HE DOING? HE IS SEATED AT THE FATHER'S RIGHT HAND, INTERCEDING ON OUR BEHALF. HE IS A LIVING GOD WHO CARES, LOVES, PROTECTS, AND HEARS OUR PRAYERS. HE IS A FORGIVING LORD, WHO IS CONTINUALLY ADVOCATING ON OUR BEHALF, AND WHAT'S MORE IS, THE LORD JESUS CHRIST IS PREPARING A PLACE FOR EACH AND EVERYONE OF US WHO BELIEVES IN HIM . HE IS A RISEN SAVIOR WHO ALSO PROMISED HIS DISCIPLES, THOUGH HE WAS GOING AWAY, HE WOULD NOT LEAVE THEM LIKE ORPHANS, BUT JESUS ASSURED THEM HE WOULD SEND THE HOLY SPIRIT TO TEACH AND GUIDE EACH OF HIS FOLLOWERS UNTIL HE RETURNED. TODAY EVERY SINGLE BELIEVER IS INDWELT WITH THE SPRIT OF GOD, STARTING THE MOMENT HE OR SHE RECEIVES JESUS CHRIST AS THEIR SAVIOR. ANOTHER GREAT PROMISE OF THE SCRIPTURES IS THE MOST BELOVED VERSE OF THE BIBLE - JOHN 3:16 - "FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE ETERNAL LIFE." THAT MEANS FOREVER. IRREVOCABLE 100% SURE THAT JESUS CHRIST IS THE RISEN SAVIOR. BECAUSE HE LIVES AND ROSE FROM THE DEAD, WE KNOW THAT HE WILL RAISE US, TOO, SO THAT WE CAN LIVE WITH HIM FOREVER. THAT IS WHY WE SING, "HALLELUJAH, CHRIST AROSE!" HE IS OUR RISEN SAVIOR!

                                                                                                      

                                                                           

                                             

                       THE SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST

NO ONE KNOWS WHEN THE SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST WILL HAPPEN.  IT IS PLAGUED BY MANY FALSE TEACHINGS.  MANY PREDICTION BOOKS HAVE BEEN WRITTEN SAYING THE EXACT DAY WHEN JESUS' RETURN WILL BE.  A MOVIE RECENTLY RELEASED, DECLARED THAT THE YEAR 2012 WILL BE WHEN JESUS WILL RETURN AND THE WORLD WILL END.  THESE BOOKS AND MOVIES HAVE MISLED A LOT OF PEOPLE, BUT ONE THING IS CERTAIN;  NO ONE KNOWS THE DAY NOR THE HOUR THAT HE WILL COME AGAIN.  ONLY GOD, THE FATHER, KNOWS WHEN THE SECOND COMING OF HIS SON, JESUS WILL HAPPEN.  JESUS TOLD HIS DISCIPLES, "NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT THAT DAY OR HOUR, NOT EVEN THE ANGELS IN HEAVEN, NOR THE SON, BUT ONLY THE FATHER  (MATTHEW 24:36, 40, 42).   THIS IS WHY WE SHOULD KEEP WATCH.  WE CAN EITHER STAY IDLE AND SIMPLY WAIT FOR JESUS' RETURN OR WE CAN BE PREPARED AND READY.  THIS IS DONE BY KNOWING WHAT THE BIBLE REVEALS ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS AND COMPARING THEM TO WHAT WE SEE IS HAPPENING TODAY AND TOMORROW, NOT ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES,  BUT ALL AROUND THE WORLD.  THERE ARE OVER 100 BIBLE PASSAGES THAT DISCUSS THE  SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST.  HIS FIRST COMING WAS IMPORTANT, BUT FAR  MORE  IMPORTANT  IS HIS  SECOND COMING;  WHY?   LET'S  LOOK  AT  THE  WORD S..E..C..O..N..D..   S-SUDDEN - ONLY THE FATHER IN HEAVEN KNOWS THE VERY SECOND AND CORRECT TIME THAT HIS SECOND COMING WILL TAKE PLACE.  IT WILL BE SUDDENLY. . . QUICKLY - JUST AS A LIGHTENING FLASH ACROSS THE SKY, OR THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE....IT WILL BE SUDDEN.   E-ESSENTIAL - THE SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST WILL BE ONE OF THE  MAIN PILLARS OF CHRISTIAN  FAITH.  JESUS WILL COME AGAIN AS KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS, IN ALL HIS GLORY FOR THE FINAL JUDGMENT.   C-CHRIST'S FINAL JUDGMENT -  AS THE BIBLE SAYS, JESUS WILL BE THE FINAL JUDGE OF THE WORLD.   O-OBVIOUS - IT'S OBVIOUS THAT THERE ARE BILLIONS OF PEOPLE LIVING ON THIS EARTH.  AND ONLY GOD KNOWS THE TRUE CHRISTIANS.  THOSE WHO LIVE BY A SET OF IDEALS THAT THINK THEY CAN ENTER HEAVEN BY THEIR GOOD DEEDS WILL OBVIOUSLY NOT.  THE BIBLE PLAINLY EXPLAINS THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND LIFE ETERNAL IS ONLY BY ACCEPTING JESUS AS LORD AND SAVIOR.  N-NO ONE KNOWS - NO ONE KNOWS THE EXACT TIME AND DAY THAT THE LORD WILL RETURN.  GOD IS OUTSIDE OF TIME.  TIME REALLY DON'T MATTER TO HIM.  WE SHOULD NOT BE DECEIVED IN THINKING OR BELIEVING THAT ANYONE OTHER THAN GOD HIMSELF KNOWS THE VERY HOUR OF JESUS' RETURN.  D-DOUBTERS BEWARE - AS THE TIME DRAWS EVER SO CLOSE TO HIS SECOND APPEARING, THERE WILL BE INCREASING AND WIDESPREAD DOUBT ABOUT WHETHER JESUS WAS EVEN REAL.  PEOPLE WILL START WONDERING IF GOD REALLY EXISTS.  DON'T GIVE IN TO DOUBT, REMAIN TRUE AND FAITHFUL AND GREAT WILL BE YOUR REWARD.   THIS IS ONLY A GUESS,  BUT HIS IMMENSE LOVE FOR US ALL IS MAKING HIM PUT IT OFF FOR YET ANOTHER DAY, BUT WHAT ABOUT TOMORROW? WILL IT BE THEN?  ARE YOU READY?  AS EACH DAY CLOSES AND WE'RE STILL WAITING FOR HIS RETURN YET ANOTHER DAY, HE IS GIVING US PRECIOUS TIME TO MAKE SURE WE'RE READY? PLEASE. . . BE READY AND WAITING!

 

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     NO EXCUSE SUNDAY

TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND CHURCH NEXT SUNDAY, WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A SPECIAL “NO EXCUSE”  SUNDAY.  HERE ARE SOME THINGS WE WILL DO TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE.

1.        COTS WILL BE PLACED IN THE FOYER FOR THOSE WHO SAY, “SUNDAY IS MY ONLY DAY TO SLEEP IN.”

2.          MURINE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WITH TIRED EYES FROM WATCHING T.V. TOO LATE ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

3.          WE WILL HAVE STEEL HELMETS FOR THOSE WHO SAY, “THE ROOF WOULD CAVE IN IF I EVER CAME TO CHURCH.”

4.          STEEL-TOED SHOES WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THOSE WHO DON’T WANT THEIR TOES STEPPED ON.

5.          BLANKETS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THOSE WHO THINK THE CHURCH IS TOO COLD AND FANS FOR THOSE WHO SAY IT IS TOO HOT.

6.          WE WILL HAVE HEARING AIDES FOR THOSE WHO SAY “THE PREACHER SPEAKS TOO SOFTLY” AND COTTON FOR THOSE WHO SAY HE PREACHES TOO LOUDLY.

7.          FOR THOSE WHO USUALLY GO FISHING ON SUNDAY, INSTEAD OF COMING TO WORSHIP, THE BAPTISTERY WILL BE STOCKED WITH BASS AND BLUE GILL, (BRING YOUR OWN POLE).

8.          SUNGLASSES WILL BE IN THE PEWS FOR THOSE WHO SAY THE LIGHTS ARE TOO BRIGHT AND MINITURE FLASHLIGHTS FOR THOSE WHO SAY THEY CAN’T SEE TO READ THE HYMNALS

9.          THE AUDITORIUM WILL BE DECORATED WITH BOTH CHRISTMAS POINSETTAS AND EASTER LILIES FOR THOSE WHO ONLY ATTEND CHURCH TWICE A YEAR.

10.      SCORE CARDS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO LIST THE HYPOCRITES PRESENT.

11.       THERE WILL BE T.V. DINNERS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO SAY THEY HAVE TO STAY HOME FROM CHURCH AND COOK.

12.      SOME RELATIVES WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE, FOR THOSE WHO SAY THEY LIKE TO GO VISITING ON SUNDAY.

 FINALLY, TIME CLOCKS WILL BE INSTALLED FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO KEEP TRACK OF THEIR TIME SPENT FOR GOD.

 

THESE MAY SOUND LIKE UN-BELIEVABLE EXCUSES, AND SOME ARE SORT OF FUNNY, BUT IN REALITY, HOW MANY OF THESE EXCUSES HAVE YOU HEARD. . .  . .  OR USED YOURSELF? ? ? ?

 

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