June 9, 2019 Morning Service, Baptisms, and Observance of the Lord’s Supper Worship
Avoiding Amnesia (1 Corinthians 11:23-26)
When you think about memory, we should avoid amnesia – specifically spiritual amnesia. The Bible is peppered and punctuated with scriptures telling us to remember certain things. The writer of Hebrews tells us to remember those in prison as if we’re their fellow prisoners and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering. He goes on to tell us to remember your leaders who spoke the Word of God with you. In Ecclesiastes, we are told to remember your Creator in the days of your youth. In Galatians, we are told to remember the poor. Paul told young Timothy to remember Jesus Christ, remember He was raised from the dead. Remember these things. The Lord wants us to remember.
Do you remember the day you were saved? Where you were when you met Jesus? Do you remember how you were eager to go to church? How your faith would move mountains? How you had excitement and enthusiasm? Have you forgotten? We aught to remember that our sin put Him on the cross. Jesus died for you and me! The death of Jesus reveals the awfulness of sin, the goodness of God’s love, the value of a lost soul, and the ONLY way to salvation. Remember… and avoid spiritual amnesia.
Burgin Baptist Church