My friend was having a conversation with a man who didnt have much good to say about the Christian faith. My friend knew that if he were to sound too religious, he would jeopardize any chance to witness. So, in the middle of their discussion, he said, Hey, Bob, do you know where sinners go?
Thats easy, he replied. Youre going to tell me they go to hell.
No, my friend responded. They go to church.
Bob was speechless. That wasnt what he expected. He wasnt ready to hear from a Christian who realized he wasnt perfect. My friend had a chance to share that Christians understand their sinfulness and their need for continual spiritual restoration. He was able to explain gracethe unmerited favor we have with God despite our sinfulness (Rom. 5:8-9; Eph. 2:8-9).
Perhaps we dont give those outside the church a clear picture of whats happening inside. They may not understand that were there to praise our Savior for providing redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins (Col. 1:14).
Yes, sinners go to church. And sinnersforgiven onesgo to heaven because of Gods grace.
Read: Romans 5:6-15
Good evening/morning, Mayor, and thank you for today’s sustenance for body and soul.