We don't like rules, as Americans, or as humans. My question to you is, have you ever thought about why God has rules in place?
It's weird how seemingly random things make you think. Easter I was watching my goddaughter play with some slightly older kids. The game looked like a variation of tug of war. It's hard to tell since little kids are notorious for changes the rules to benefit. From what I've seen of adults, we never grow out of that. I was observing to make sure no one starts ganging up on one. If anyone was getting bullied I planned to lend my strength to them.
Have you ever seen someone do something and think "What an idiot." Or react in irritation because some people just don't seem to get it? Have you ever realized that you've done the same thing as the one you're judging?
You know what I like about the Jehovah's Witnesses? Their unity, they're centralized. If the universal church (all believers) were that unified, we could do an even mightier work. Why don't we? A couple of reasons come to mind, we take it for granted, and we think of our churches as Burger King, where we … Continue reading Cheap Salvation and Casual Christianity