GOD IS WAITING FOR YOU
By Cougan Collins
Sometimes those who become Christians remain faithful for a short time, and they leave the church. They usually convince themselves that the people at church are full of hypocrisy or do not care about them so they can justify leaving the church. However, deep down, they realize they are just making excuses for breaking their commitment to God.
I wish those who choose to leave the church would remember
how important their commitment to God is and realize that God never fails to
keep His commitment to them. As Jesus
says: “But seek first the
When a person leaves the
church, not only does he break his commitment to serving God, he also neglects
his brethren. Whether that person realizes it or not, he is important to God,
and he has the power to make a difference in God’s kingdom, but that person
cannot do anything to help the cause of God if he forsakes the
While a person may find temporary satisfaction by being involved in manmade activities or charities outside of the church, true satisfaction only comes from laboring in the Lord’s kingdom.
If you see yourself in this article, can you think of any valid reason you should not honor your commitment to God? Why not return home like the prodigal son did (Lk. 15:11-32) and know that all of heaven will rejoice (Lk. 15:7, 10)? God is patiently waiting for you (2 Pet. 3:9). The only thing holding you back is you.