I love my church because it makes a big deal about church membership and I need my brothers and sisters desperately.
I love my church because it shows me God in all of His glory and it reminds me that I was made to live for such glory.
I love my church because it clarifies that there is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor freeman, male nor female, as well as young or old, American or non-American, married or unmarried . . .but we are all one in Christ.
I love my church because it encourages me to take off my sinful nature and put on the new man.
I love my church because it tells me to confess my sins to God and to each other.
I love my church because it tells me that there is only one Judge and He always judges correctly for He alone sees everything and He is a consuming fire.
I love my church because it warns me with truth instead of appeasing me with lies.
I love my church because it tells me what God says as well as what He does not say.
I love my church because it reminds me that when I am weak then I am strong because God’s power is perfected in my weakness.
I love my church because it tells me that heaven is real and I am not going to be on this earth very long. I was made to meet my Maker.
Clarification: When many define the word “church”, their thoughts may turn to a building or an organization. The “church” that is spoken of above, God’s church, is nothing of the sort. God’s church is a bride, made up of many, or a body with numerous, diverse parts. God’s church is a huge group of sinners who have been inwardly changed by the Power of all powers – God. They stay together in spite of problems, disagreements and difficulties because forgiveness from their God and forgiveness from each other continues regularly. And God’s truth permeates everyone. That is the church, and that is the church in every statement above.