Christian Church Junkies

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Below is the text of an email that I did  write to some church people and I did not get a single reply from them. It seems to me as if the majority of church people are just fine with what is going on in their churches at the moment, as long as they can do their personal worship without being bothered by anyone else. They also do not seem to have the slightest concern about whether God accepts their worship or not and it seems as if they expect God to accept whatever they have decided to do. Have a read of what it was that they seemed so scared to reply to:
 
Greetings,
 
Just thought I would write this email after talking to Bro R about something that I had been wondering about for a while, which is why are there people who will faithfully attend a church with just a few people in it, that also seems to be very good at getting rid of its visitors. We were talking about two churches that we have attended where we have seen a few people in them at some times, but those extra people now seem to be missing, with only the same immovable core people left. I thought that it did not make any sense that the core people did not seem to be concerned that it might be them who were the problem, rather than the people who did not come back. I also found it strange that they were willing to keep on paying for the building, even though they also seemed to be scaring away anyone else who could help them pay for it, until a thought came into my head which seemed to basically say that it was the same as when a junkie has to pay for their next hit. I have to admit that I was surprised at that conclusion, but realised that this really seemed to be the case, because whether a junkie is poor or rich, they still have to find the money from somewhere for their drugs.
Now I know that an average church person would probably not realise what is really going on, but I wonder if the church leaders actually do know what they are doing, because there is actually real evidence that people will go to church mainly just so that they can feel good. If the church leaders know this is true, then all they have to do is provide whatever the person needs in order to get their high, so that they will want to come back again and again in order to get their regular fix. Now I know that most of you will probably deny that you might be junkies, but guess what? The evidence is actually against you. Some of you play musical instruments and I have to admit I was wondering why it was always so difficult to have a Bible study with someone who seemed eager to get back to their instrument playing, when the praise and worship session would start and it looks like we can get a clue for why some people seem to prefer their instruments over the word of God from these links:
 
http://url.itgwf.org/jiFH
 
http://www.salon.com/2012/11/23/music_gets_you_high/
 
http://url.itgwf.org/YqWn
 
It should be easy to see from the above links why modern churches are quick to get the instruments in, with the choir and other assorted singers then becoming the bosses of the church, with God's word having to take a backseat behind them. I remember an Adventist pastor saying that he would have to be dead before they could get any drums into the church that he runs, but it seems like other churches are not so concerned. From what the above articles say, you could easily see getting in the drums as a way of increasing the strength of the drugs.
This next link shows why even people who cannot sing seem to be eager to get behind the microphone:
 
http://ideas.time.com/2013/08/16/singing-changes-your-brain/
 
Here are two other links that I found relating to the subject:
 
http://url.itgwf.org/joPL
 
http://guardinghisflock.com/2012/09/06/getting-high-on-god/
 
After reading all of the above it should be obvious why the word of God has to take a back seat in the modern church, because the average person will not have the slightest clue about how to get high on the word of God, because it involves giving up on seeking the things of the world and then seeking the things of God instead. But they instead will prefer to go to a place that gives them a simple high that they can get by just working their body in whatever way the church leaders have devised. Imagine if you gave a junkie the choice between sitting down and studying the bible for a while, while staying completely away from any of their previous ways of getting high, just so that they can convert their soul with God's word, then finally get that real high that does not involve any bodily exertions or chemicals. But the church leaders know that people are impatient, so they prefer to give them the quick fix because it is a lot easier and only involves some basic repentance, that they know that junkies can handle, but this then makes it harder for them to get the real high that God has to offer, because the method to get it seems too boring in comparison.
Some people might look upon a group of people getting high in a building as harmless fun, but they might be making a big mistake because the Bible does say that man was made in God's image, so you would expect people to naturally try to be like Him. When the Muslims go into their Mosques, they do not seem to need to do any bodily activities that would give them a quick fix, yet there are a lot of people who have no problem becoming Muslim's, even though it seems as if their activities are more boring than the Pentecostal churches. One thing that is obvious about Islam is that it attracts a lot of men, compared to the modern Christian church, which seems to indicate that God has a more sedate image, with them then being more attracted to movements that seem to operate in a sensible way, even if they might be telling lies. It looks, though, as if God is planning His comeback because He has decided to raise up some people who call themselves Hebrew Israelites, who also have a sedate way of handling their meetings and they have also managed to attract a lot of men, with even a lot of women following them as well. The most surprising thing is that they even sort of enforce the commandment of God where He says that women should be silent in the church, but their places still seem to be half full of women, which shows that there are probably still a lot of women out there in the world who have no problem with God's commandments from the New Testament, while some women who are in the modern Christian church will even say that they have a spirit in them that disagrees with what the Apostle Paul has said.
When a group of people go to a night club they will usually go there to get high by various means, then will leave to continue on with their selfish lives. A similar thing seems to happen in the modern Christian church where most of the people turn up for the entertainment part of the day and a lot of them will then leave straight after the entertainment section finishes like the night club people. The churches will not say things in a way that will offend the entertainment only people, maybe because some of them are good payers, but will try to give an exciting sounding message, while also sliding in some judgement, but the judgement bits will be said in a quick and quiet way, as if this is enough to satisfy God.
I also remember having an interesting experience when I was at a church one evening when they were playing some loud music. I was reading a part of the Bible where God was giving His usual complaints against man and I found that I was feeling a bit against what He was saying. I knew that in the past I would not have a problem with those words, so it seemed as if the loud music was causing my brain to be a bit more rebellious than usual. The effect of the loud music seems to have been verified by what I have heard about there being violence even at Christian music concerts, after loud music had been played at them.
Here finally is an account from the Bible of how the pagans do praise and worship, we can read of it in Exodus 32:17-24 which says "And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp. And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear. And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount. And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it. And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that thou hast brought so great a sin upon them? And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief. For they said unto me, Make us gods, which shall go before us: for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him. And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf." and we see here how these people were doing something that was similar to how the modern Pentecostal churches behave. Note also that Aaron seemed to respond like a typical church leader who is good at making up excuses.
In the end, the main question that has to be asked is, is God ok with people coming to church to get high, which God obviously knows because He made our brains? Or is He hard against it and is just ignoring the people seeking their next high at His expense, while then waiting for His true worshippers to arrive who will do it as He wants, which is in spirit and in truth?
 
Regards
 
P.S. I also ended up speaking to a church brother who I asked if they were given any talents from their Master and the reply was that it was singing. Realising that he had chosen one of the above ways of getting a quick church high, I decided not to ask what about if he was given any more talents. Given the ways mentioned above of getting that instant high at church, I wouldn't be surprised if some people would call the other talents playing the drums or guitar, singing in a choir, shouting or screaming and saying that it was God that did it (notice they will not be quick to blame themselves instead). It seems to be very hard to find a church brother who prefers to be prepared to do what it takes to get high on the word of God, which seems to indicate that the modern church is only attracting men who prefer the other ways to get high.
 
P.P.S. All of the above also explains why I did not have any success when I tried to explain how the choir could be used in an external way to bring their talents to the outside world, because imagine if you told a junkie that they should shoot up out on the high street, they would refuse because how would that help to increase their high? A junkie is fine with getting high in private, so if the singers and instrument players can get high in the comfort of a cosy building, then why would they want go outside and perform in front of the public?