I went to a Lutheran grade school, high school, and college.  I had religion classes, catechism classes, doctrine classes, and church history classes.  I went to Sunday school and church every Sunday and VBS every summer.  We had devotions at home.  I knew all the Bible stories backward and forward.  I could recite the catechism for memory and quote the liturgy word for word.  So it finally dawned on me- I know all this stuff.  Why bother going to church or Bible class anymore?  I’ve got this down.

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