- 10. You know the 1st, 2nd and 4th verses to nearly every song in the hymn book.
- 9. You knew the five (six*) steps to salvation by the time you reached the third grade.
- 8. The number 728b has a significant meaning to you.
- 7. You think the offering is part of the Lord's Supper.
- 6. You ever wondered who Ebon Pinion was.
- 5. You think it's okay to have TAPED organ music of the Wedding March but not the organ itself.
- 4. You know the day of miracles has passed, but do believe that a "closing prayer" can turn a worship service into a business meeting or an appropriate time for a concert.
- 3. You have never been to a church that wasn't named after the street it was located on.
- 2. You've been to a wedding or funeral where "the invitation" was offered.
And the #1 reason is . . .
- 1. You have stood for 13 verses of "Just As I Am" with the last stanza sung softly.
A Few More:
- Not only do you know the 1st, 2nd, and 4th verses of every song, you also know each vocal part because over the years your voice kept changing.
- You have freinds that have left to join the International Churches of Christ aka Crossroads or The Boston Movement.
- You always carry an extra mint or piece of gum for "after communion".
- Your think that your seat on the pew is "sacred" and that no one else would dare to sit there.
- You were the only kid in the 6th grade who knew what "a cappella" meant.
- You were the only kid who had actually sung alto or tenor before taking junior high chorus.
- You wondered what the difference was between the "fruit of the vine" and "grape juice".
- You still can't get through an entire service without doodling, or writing notes on an attendance card.
- Whenever you hear a song without musical accompaniment you think it's a religous song.
- You ever wondered who Andy was.
- You remember reading The Ten Commandments of the Song Book.
- You still feel "unscriptural" sitting in a comfortable (i.e. padded) pew.
- When you were little, you snuck into the kitchen to get some "crackers and juice" before you were saved.
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