The Most Important People on Earth
Genesis 18:16-22; 19:24-29
Take your bibles and genesis chapter 18, and I begin reading in verse 16. "and the men..." when it says the men it's talking about two angels from heaven, who are visiting Abraham, and it says, "and the men rose up from thence and looked towards Sodom. And Abraham went with them do bring them on the way. And the Lord said, shall I hide form Abraham the thing which I do, seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation? And all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him. For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him. And the Lord said, because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great and because their sin is very grievous, I will go down now and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is now come unto me, and if not I will know. And the men turned their faces from thence and went toward Sodom; but Abraham stood yet before the Lord." I want to speak to you today on this subject; the most important people on earth. Who are the most important people on earth? I heard two men talking about how to know whether you're important or not. One man said, I heard of these two men, one said, well, huh huh you that you're important if you are invited to the white house conference with the president in the oval office. Another one said, well that's importance, but real importance. Real importance is if you're in the oval office and that emergency telephone rings and he doesn't answer it because he's so busy talking to you; then you're important. The other one said, no, that's not importance. I'll tell you what importance is; when you're in the oval office, you're talking with the president, that emergency phone rings, he picks it up and says, it's page 2 ra-1484 for you! Now that ...
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