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  Daddy, Have I Ever Seen One? Sunday, March 26th, 2017  
by Maxie Boren

I heard a story once about a family of church members discussing the importance of "going to church." You see, the father did not always attend with the rest of the family and this caused the wife and mother considerable consternation. The little boy was begging to "stay home with daddy," but the mother was insistent that he go with her, and was urging the father to get ready to go also. The conversation was beginning "to stir the ire" of both parents. Picking up on the reluctance of his father to go, the little boy spoke up, "why do we have to go to church anyway?" The father, unhappily arising out of his seat "to get ready to go" in order to please his wife, responded to his son with raised voice, "Because we're Christians, that's why!" Catching the father by surprise, the little boy inquired of his father, "What is a Christian?" The father, still out of humor, replied to his son, "A Christian is one who believes in Christ and always does what is right." The little boy thought for a few seconds, looked at his father and asked, "Daddy, have I ever seen one?"

First of all, "going to church" should not be an issue that has to be decided anew from week to week. The decision once made by an individual to be a Christian should settle the matter once for all...YES, I AM GOING TO ATTEND THE ASSEMBLY OF THE CHURCH (Note Hebrews 10:25)! And I am going to really try to be a genuine Christian in attitude, word, and deed! Within a Christian family, the husband and father should "take the lead," as head of his household, in putting Christ first (Consider Ephesians 5:22-24; 1 Peter 3:5-7; Matthew 6:33, etc.) The wife and mother should cooperate fully with him in this, that the children might learn from them that Christ and His cause is to have NUMBER ONE priority!



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