Monday, March 7, 2016

If...

As I mentioned yesterday, here on Life with Lynnie (LwL), I went and worshipped with my church family.

I was happy that I didn't go there, alone.  My granddaughter, A came with me!

Although she loves Sunday school, her teacher(s) and children in her age group, she also loves to sit with me.

Even though A was with her group for a while, she also came into the sanctuary.  To be with me.  :)

After whispering for a couple of minutes, A decided she would go back to her group.

For this, I was glad.  Not because I didn't want A with me.  Of course, I love her being with me.

However, with it being the first SONday of the month, it meant we were also celebrating it being our Communion Sunday!

In a way, I was glad A went back to be with her group.  If she hadn't, I'm not sure she would have known why she couldn't take communion with us.

After all, even though she tells me she loves Jesus, it doesn't mean she's ready to take communion.  A, is only five (5) years old.

Knowing A has only been learning about Jesus for the past few months, I believe she hasn't been educated enough yet, to choose to be baptized.  Or, to even know she's accepted Jesus as her Saviour.

Plus, she would have to be old enough and wise enough to know that she would need to confess her sins, to cleanse herself, before taking communion.

Just as we read, in 1 John 1:9, "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."

Yes, we need to confess our sins, before we take communion.  For, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Plus, we need to be cleansed, before taking communion.

We do not need to confess our sins to our minister/pastor/preacher, etc.  No.

The only person we need to confess our sins to, is God.

He's the one who loves us so much, that He created a plan of redemption for us.  A plan that sent His only begotten Son, our Lord, Jesus Christ, to earth... to fulfill the plan of redemption, by dying for the sin of the world, of all who believes upon Him.

By trusting in/believing upon our Lord, Jesus Christ, we gain salvation.  We become saved.

I have.

Have you?

If you haven't yet, please... come to Christ, today.  Tomorrow, may be too late.


Until next time...

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