VFNRadio First Hour June 10, 2014
Does Misfortune Follow Some People?
In this moment of wisdom found in Proverbs 13:21 “Misfortune pursues the sinner, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.” John and Pat discuss how they have noticed from either their own experiences or observation of others how some people seem to fall into continual bad luck. It seems as soon as they get out of one trial or unfortunate circumstance they step right into another. They continue to discuss how one who has chosen not to follow God or His ways should be surprised by this continual misfortune. God through his word has told us how we should live and a like attempted to live independent of Jesus in our lives has consequences. On the contrast blessings follow those who have made Jesus the Lord of their lives and obey what God instructs them to do. God blesses and prospers those who belong and honor Him.
Sometimes Going to Church is More Bad than Good?
Greg, Steve, and, Pat discuss if sometimes going to church is more bad than good. The Bibles says in 1 Corinthians 11:17 “In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good.” They continue to discuss the great lengths some go to just to go to church instead of just “being” the church. Whatever they have been doing it has not been producing the fruit God desires. The emphasis is more about going to church instead of just being the church. Division is everywhere among the church. So many things were going wrong during the time of Paul’s writing under the unction of the Holy Spirit. They were just thinking about themselves much of what is taking place among the church today. When you don’t think about others in the church you are not thinking about Jesus. Of course it can all look the same but the truth is it’s all about the motives. It’s truly time to examine whether you are still in the faith. Jesus makes it clear that whatever we do to others we are doing to Him. Our test lies in our ability to love God and love others. It matters what happens when the church comes together.