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Annie Dillard has one of the best quotes about church. She is an unbeliever as best I can tell. She knows, however, that if you believe in GOD you better be prepared for who GOD is.

GOD is explosive in His ability and desire to do what we all think cannot be done. So why do not churches act that way?

Do you have your crash helmet on? Are you ready to be lashed to your pew?

Why do people in church seem like cheerful, brainless tourists on a packaged tour of the Absolute? … Does anyone have the foggiest idea what sort of power we blithely invoke? Or, as I suspect, does no one believe a word of it? The churches are children playing on the floor with their chemistry sets, mixing up a batch of TNT to kill a Sunday morning. It is madness to wear ladies’ straw hats and velvet hats to church; we should all be wearing crash helmets. Ushers should issue life preservers and signal flares; they should lash us to our pews. For the sleeping GOD may wake someday and take offense, or the waking GOD may draw us to where we can never return.

via What religious snake handlers want – Think Christian.

Here is one example (and one only) of what happens when the power of God is released on us.

When the day of Pentecost had arrived, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were staying. They saw tongues like flames of fire that separated and rested on each one of them. Then they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues, as the Spirit enabled them.

Acts 2:1–4 (CSB)

Put on your crash helmet. God is God, God is great, and nothing is impossible for Him.