Transcribed from Actual Tape May 11, 1986 PM
I Corinthians 15:50-58
Hope you already have your Bibles open to I Corinthians chapter 15.
We'll look tonight at verse 50 through the end of the chapter: verse
58. As we bow for prayer together.
Dear Heavenly Father, as we hear this great hymn which echoes so beau-
tifully the words of scripture, with tears in our eyes, but yet with a
smile on our faces and a heart and a mind of true anticipation; we look
to that day when we, too, shall behold Him face to face. During this
little interlude we call life, 0, Lord, we pray that thou would cleanse
us so that thou canst use us to truly be the salt, the light, the
leaven, the key, the answer for this broken world. Lord, I pray now
that You will speak and let me get out of the way so that Thy word and
Thy holy and divine message might not only be heard, most of us have
heard a lot of sermons; but Lord may we take Thy truth and apply it into
our hearts and our lives and we ask again that some, yea, many will
never be the same because you have met with us and dealt with us in this
place. For we pray in the name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and our
Let me begin by quoting another preacher.
There is a preacher of the old school who speaks as boldly as ever. He
is not popular but the world is his parish and he travels to every part
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of the globe and speaks in every language. He visits the poor, he calls
upon the rich, he preaches to every religion and to no religion. The
subject of his sermon is always the same, he is an eloquent preacher,
stirring feelings no other preacher could, often bringing tears ...
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