Take a leaf from a branch, lay it carefully aside and watch. Slowly the color fades, the leaf goes limp, curls up and dies. Take a fish out of water, lay it carefully on the ground and watch. Frantically it twists, struggles, gradually weakens, quivers and dies. Take a Christian away from the fellowship and worship of the church, let him remain at home on the Lord’s day, and watch! Gradually he stops praying, misses the Lord’s Supper, frets about activities of others, points an accusing finger at “hypocrites” in the church, and finally he opposes Christianity, and dies. Paul…

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