The Church – Why bother? (Ephesians 2:19-22)

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If you turn your Bibles to (Book of) Ephesians we’re at the end of Chapter two in our continued study. Do you know anyone who says they’re a Christian but doesn’t belong to a church, who rarely, if ever, gathers together with other Christians? Do you know a believer who, does attend church on Sunday morning when it’s convenient, that is, has no other contact with believers throughout the week other than that. Maybe that describe some of us this morning. Do you know someone who’s given up on the church, who’s been hurt by Christians? Doesn’t think church is worth the effort. Well, for those friends that many of us know for the questions that we have for all of us this morning, our study is this, “The church – Why bother?