If You Used to go to Church

If You Used to go to Church
If you grew up in church and have since grown weary of ‘religion’ and the whole Christianity thing…I want to suggest something.
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It’s actually so simple it may seem pointless.
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Maybe you are sick of hypocritical church-going people who claim to follow Jesus. Maybe you are just confused or bored or offended by the teaching of Scripture. Maybe it just all seems too unreal and part of your childhood at this point that you could never ‘go back’ to those odd beliefs.
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Whatever it is that’s made you drift away (and we’ve all been there to varying degrees), here is a suggestion.
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Find an old Bible somewhere and sit down alone in your room. Open to the Gospel of John. Then close your eyes and pray from your heart, “God, I don’t even know if You’re real any more or if You are good or if You care, but I am committing to read through the Gospel of John over the next few days. If You are really out there and if this Book really is Your Word, please reveal Yourself to me as I read these old familiar pages.”
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Pray earnestly. Read. Focus on Jesus. Watch Him. Listen. And see if He is worthy of your trust.
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