Just A Thought

Posted by ajenkins on October 11, 2009 under Just A Thought | Be the First to Comment

How would it affect the church if our perspective changed? How would it affect the church if we saw the Church, the Bride of Christ through God’s eyes? How would it affect our lives?

We see the church as a place to go to.
God sees the Church as the people who go.

We see the church as a place where we drop our children off to teach them about God.
God sees the Church as the parents sharing their faith with their children.

We see the church as place where the clergy ministers to us.
God sees the Church as the people who minister to the world.

We see the church as God’s Plan A for the help of the world.
God sees the Church as Plan B with the Family as Plan A.

We see the church as the center for Christian Education.
God sees the Church as the Family who shares the faith with our children.

We see the church as the place where we go to do mission.
God sees the Church as the place where the mission leaves to go.

We see the church as a place for programs.
God sees the Church as a place for conversation.

We see the church as the place where we go to pray.
God sees the Church as the place where we pray to go.

We see the church as the focus of the Christian mission.
God sees His Kingdom as the focus of the Christian mission.

We see the church as the place where “we” are the point.
God sees the Church as the place the place where “they” are the point.

We see the church as the place where we go to have our needs met.
God sees the Church as the place where we go prepare to meet the needs of others.

We see the church as the destination.
God see the Kingdom as the destination.

How would it affect the world, if we could see the Church, the Faith, our faith from God’s perspective?
It’s Just A Thought.