I heard it many times growing up. “Your daily Bible reading is your daily manna. Yesterday’s reading won’t suffice for today. Read the Bible every day to receive fresh bread of life.” I never questioned it.
Until recent years. Several things brought me to the point of questioning this oft-repeated maxim.
A friend brought to my attention a very legalistic article, Why Should Christians Attend Church? by Dale Robbins. Each statement is flawed, and on that friend’s blog I answered each one point by point. Now I’m reposting here.
(1) Is church attendance an expression of our love for God? No. Worship is the expression of our love for God. Many people who “go to church” do it for various Continue reading →
I’ve been thinking a lot about wickedness lately. (Not a likely topic, I know, for a website called “Here’s the Joy.”) Deep, horrific, shocking wickedness. It isn’t pleasant to think about, it causes me to lose sleep, but the time has come. Continue reading →