“Sunday Morning Only Saints”
Almost every congregation has them, brethren who attend only on Sunday morning but
make excuses for not attending other worship services. It is the norm, in many
congregations, to see the largest attendance numbers on Sunday morning but not
on Sunday night. But, come Sunday night or mid-week Bible study, these “Sunday
morning only saints” are not present, because it is night!
“Sunday morning only saints” usually come dressed in their silk Sunday suits with spit-shined shoes, eager to get a quick sip and sample of spiritual snacks. When comes the evening, they have no appetite for a Sunday night or mid-week supper of spiritual food and go on a diet because they do not “snack” at night.
But, the command of the Hebrew writer in Hebrews 10:25 is a problem for them. For therein is written, “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.” Is not the Sunday evening worship an “assembling” of the saints? And the mid-week Bible study, is this not an “assembling” of the saints? How about a Gospel meeting during a Sunday night and week nights? Is not each and every worship service and Bible study an “assembling” of the saints, even though they may be at night? Notice, the Hebrew writer did not say, “Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together as the manner of some is; only on Sunday morning, but it’s alright on Sunday night!”
So then, by what authority do these “Sunday morning only saints” justify their Sunday morning only syndrome? Are you a “Sunday morning only saint”? Or, do you assemble with the saints whether rain, snow or sunshine, with all your power and might; every Sunday morn and eve, and even on any night?