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12:02 PM   [09 Oct 2009 | Friday]

Back To Basics

Technology is great and I especially like computer technology and use it for many things. When I was little if I could have told my grandparents or even my parents about the internet, or that someday I could email someone anywhere in the world whenever I wanted to, they would have thought I was going nuts. I think all technology is a blessing from the Lord and using it as an instrument to spread his word is something many people around the world are doing. But I recently learned that getting back to basics has its advantages. By this I mean I needed to remember that my local church is also a blessing from the Lord, and it can provide me with the same things that technology can and some things it can't. Things technology can't give a Christian include taking communion, baptism, being physically close to other Christians etc, what some call the human touch. These are things that only local churches can provide. I may not be exposed to high-tech while I'm at church but as long as I hear God's word that's all that really matters. In my time and place local churches seem irrelevant and old fashioned to some people and I was starting to think this way until the Lord straightened me out. As long as they preach God's word I think local churches will remain with us because they're his work and not the work of men. I think local churches and computer technology should work together because both can be used to serve the Lord.    www.thoughts.com/banty/blog 

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