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thinkerIf you think prayer is more than just trying to manipulate God into giving you what you want, …

If you think that there are things more important to God than your comfort, …

If you think the Bible has more to say about the Church than just the second chapter of Acts, …

If you suspect that how you *think* about God might be at least as important as how you *feel* about God, …

If you believe that the fact that a doctrine is described in the Bible supercedes your personal feelings about that doctrine, …

If you feel that nagging suspicion that something isn’t right when the pastor can preach an entire sermon series without ever opening a Bible, …

If you think that all of those letters that Paul, Peter, James and John wrote to the churches have something to do with how the Church should look today, …

If you think that there has to be more to the Christian life than just being nice, …

If you have always suspected that the pick­and­choose belief buffet can’t really reflect Christianity as it is expressed in Scripture, …

If the theology of, “God has a plan, and it’s all about you!” makes you suspicious, …

If you like the hymns unrelated to “tradition,” but because they are meaningful and true; in contrast with the mindless drivel of “modern worship” songs, …

If you accept God’s election because you find the doctrine clearly stated in Romans, even if you don’t “like it,” …

If you get a little creeped out when someone stands up in church and declares, “I’ve had a revelation from God,” …

If a “worship service” comprised of 45 minutes of near ­meaningless, highly repetitive songs leaves you hungering and thirsting for something real and meaningful, …

If you’ve secretly abandoned Dispensationalism for not making sense, and gone searching for an eschatology that actually reflects what is taught in Scripture.

This article was written by Jody Harris, a member of Redeemer Christian Fellowship (PCA) in Roswell, NM, and first appeared on his Pastor’s blog: Timothy J Hammons. It is here reposted with their permission.