Friday, September 28, 2012


1.      Set apart Sunday as “The Lord’s Day” (Cf. Revelation 1:10).
2.    Anticipate Sunday worship with the saints and encourage others to do the same (Cf. Psalm 122:1).
3.    Be mindful of Satan’s attempts to distract or detour you from Sunday worship (Cf. 2 Corinthians 11:3).
4.    Pray for the Sunday gathering of the saints (Cf. Ephesians 6:18-19).
5.    Get a good night’s sleep the night before.
6.    Arrive at church early.
7.    Go to church, not with the intent to be served, but to worship God and serve others (Cf. Philippians 2:3-4, 21).
8.    Actively look for ways to encourage and serve others (Cf. Hebrews 10:24-25).
9.    Make it a point to greet/welcome visitors and new attenders.
10.  Engage yourself in the corporate prayers (Cf. Acts 4:24).
11.  Engage your mind, will, and emotions in the singing.  Sing with enthusiasm (Cf. Colossians 3:16).
12.  Listen to the sermon with the intent to obey (Cf. James 1:22).  J. I. Packer, “Congregations never honor God more than by reverently listening to His Word with a full purpose of praising and obeying Him once they see what He has done and is doing, and what they are called to do.”
13. Consider taking notes (Cf. Acts 17:11; 2 Timothy 2:15).
14. Endeavor to take home at least one truth from Scripture that God can use to change you (Cf. Psalm 119:18; 139:23-24; Hebrews 4:12).
15. Find ways to teach and admonish others in the truths that you learn (Cf. Colossians 3:16).