This article was written to address the issue of lateness among members and visitors to churches.
LATENESS TO CHURCH
Ever since I was born, I have not seen many people arrive late to the airport when they are traveling. In fact, when the plane is taking off at 11:00pm, the person will be at the airport by 7:00pm, wow!
That’s how much people value travelling overseas!!
Same when they have to go to court they will be at that Court not less than 30 minutes before the appointed time.
But on a Sunday morning when Church has long begun, that’s when you see men and women with ‘swag’ gliding like a wounded tortoise to Church.
They know they are late,
Church starts at 10:00 am but people will come at 10:30am or 11: 00 am why? They think all they need is just to be present and show their faces to their friends.
Just take the test to call them on Monday at 5:30 or 6:00 am , you’ll realise they are already on their way to work and some will be there already.
Know this today, anytime you go to Church one minute late, you have NOT attended Church at all.
If Christ is saying ‘where
two or three are gathered, I’m in their midst’, you think He comes late? The time you give is the time He keeps.
What does it mean to arrive late to Church?
1) Disrespect to Christ
2) Betrayal of Christ
3) Disregard to the Church and the Pastor
4) Interruption of an eternal program
God bless you.
Very important. Forward to as many Christians you know. We must deal with this situation in the church.