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1 Attendance: It is All or Nothing Attendance is all, it’s Christianity “I’m a church-goer” Attendance is not synonymous with faithfulness, righteousness, salvation It can be a sign or an indicator Moving in a positive direction It could be a complete sham

2 Attendance: It is All or Nothing Attendance is not synonymous with worship What do you do when you are here? Spectator: watch members, preacher, clock Sleep: bored, late night, require stimulation Sashay: In and out of auditorium Attentive to teaching (remember: put into practice, and teach it to others)

3 Attendance: It is All or Nothing Proper Worship Involves: Proper God: Acts 17:23 Proper Person: John 4:22-24 Proper Action: Gen. 4:7 Proper Attitude: –Joy (Ps. 122:1, 2 Cor. 9:7) –Required Drudgery (Mal. 1:13)

4 Attendance: It is All or Nothing Attendance is not all, it’s nothing “It’s irrelevant to my salvation” “I can worship anywhere” Denomination, Liberal Church, Out in Nature, In my Bed Mark 7:7-9 Vain Worship Substitutes provided for Scriptures

5 Attendance: It is All or Nothing Count on other members being there whenever we decide to attend. “They” should be there. Sermon should be prepared and well delivered Song leader should have numbers posted Emblems should be on the table Building should be clean, grass mowed, song books in racks…

6 Attendance: It is All or Nothing We Worship Together: Lord’s Supper: Acts 20:7 Contribution: I Cor. 16:1-2 Singing: Col. 3:16 Teaching & Praying: Acts 2:42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

7 Attendance: It is All or Nothing What do you do when you are not here? Discourage and distract other members

8 Board of Absentees They assemble whenever saints do to discourage the work and close the doors Brother and sister Dolittle Ann Nothertime Bea Snoozin Seymour Sports M. R. Hypocrites Yor A. Sloth

9 Attendance: It is All or Nothing What do you do when you are not here? Discourage and distract other members Weaken your resistance to the world Ruin your example to sinners who know you Confuse your children about priorities Sin (Not living up to agreement with God)


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