that encourage us to go to church, the house of the Lord.
There was a young woman in our congregation who was struggling with
whether she should come to church. Years ago she had been offended by a certain situation
in the church. The people involved in the event that bothered her so much were long gone,
but she was still thinking that God was telling her to stay home. So she asked what the
Bible said about the subject. These scriptures were a result of that request. I am happy
to report that the young woman is back in church worshipping God.
Psalms 122:1 (KJV)
"I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of
Hebrews 10:25 (NIV)
"Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit
of doing, but let us encourage one another and all the more as you see the Day
Matthew 18:20 (KJV)
"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there
am I in the midst of them."
Psalms 27:4 (KJV)
"One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after;
that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of
the Lord, and to inquire in his temple."
Psalms 135:1-3 (NKJV)
"Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord; Praise Him, O
you servants of the Lord! You who stand in the house of the Lord, In the courts of the
house of our God, Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; Sing praises to His name, for it
Psalms 92:12-14 (KJV)
"The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow
like a cedar in Lebanon. Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in
the courts of our God. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat
Psalms 134:1-2 (NKJV)
"Behold, bless the Lord, All you servants of the Lord, Who by
night stand in the house of the Lord! Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, And bless the
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