So, it’s not true that you can be just as good a Christian without going to church. You can’t simply say "Well, I’m there in Spirit… but I don’t have to be there in body."
It’s kind of like the true story of an incident that took place at a University. This university had a policy that if the professor was 10 minutes late for class...it was cancelled. But one day a professor put his hat on his desk and then went to the faculty room. He apparently lost track of time and when he arrived back at the class he was 10 minutes late and found it room empty. He was furious.
When the class next met, he informed his students “When my hat is here, I’m here!”
His class learned their lesson ...
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