You need supportive relationships if you’re going to make it in life, and God has put people in your life for your health and your healing.
God put Adam in the Garden of Eden, and while it was a perfect environment, God also acknowledged that it wasn’t good for Adam to be alone. God had designed him for relationship, just as he has designed all of us for relationship.
The Bible says in 1 Peter 1:3 that God “has given us the privilege of being born again so that we are now members of God’s own family” (TLB).
When you were born physically, you joined the human family, the human race. When you’re born spiritually, you join God’s family.
The church is not an institution, a religious club, a society, an organization, or a business. The Bible describes the church as a family. That’s how we are to relate to each other.
The Christian life is not just a matter of believing; it includes belonging. And belonging to a church family is essential to our recovery and our healing.
You can measure your spiritual commitment by how much you love the church. The Bible says Christ loved it…Continue Reading