♦ When you are INTERESTED in conversation which addresses CHRISTIAN LIVING AND SALVATION.
♦ When by CHOICE AND DESIRE, you assemble for worship and Bible Study.
♦ When you are less concerned with “HOW YOU FEEL” and with things you want to do and more concern with OBEYING THE LORD.
♦ When you welcome being labeled as “STRANGE” or “DIFFERENT” because of your involvement with the church.
♦ When you believe that sin is not a matter of INDIVIDUAL INTERPRETATION. BUT A MATTER DECIDED BY GOD.
♦ When you TOLERATE in others that which you CONDEMN in yourself.
♦ When the FAULTS of others are not used for CONVERSATION and GOSSIP.
♦ When you are willing to FORGIVE and PRAY for the WEAKNESSES of others.
♦ When you exemplify that ALL OF SUNDAY is the LORD’S DAY.
♦ When you are willing to CHECK YOURSELF BY JESUS.
♦ When you no longer strain AT THE GNAT and swallow the camel.
♦ When you refuse to allow your FRIENDS or WORLDLY INTERESTS to cause you to give the LORD AND THE CHURCH A LOW PRIORITY.
Adapted by—Dr. Taylor A. McKenzie
January 13, 2019