TAKING THE S.A.T
2 Corinthians 13:5
1. THE CHALLENGE THAT IS PRESENTED
A) The Test of Our Spiritual Profession
B) The Truth of Our Spiritual Profession
2. THE CERTAINTY THAT IS PURSUED
A) A Salvation That Is Personally Assured
B) A Salvation That Is Scripturally Affirmed
3. THE CHRIST THAT IS PARAMOUNT
A) The Acknowledgement of His Person
B) The Acceptance of His Provision
C) The Abiding of His Presence
The most dreadful words that you could ever hear when in school were, "Okay, students, put up your books and get out a clean sheet of paper." You knew what was coming. A collective moan always filled the air for all knew it was pop quiz time.
It was at such a time that I often felt like four college students I read about that were taking Organic Chemistry. They did so well on all the quizzes, midterms and labs, etc., that each had an "A" so far for the semester. These four friends were so confident with the finals approaching that the weekend before, they decided to go down to the beach and party with some friends there.
They had a great time. However, after all the hard partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn't make it back to campus until early Monday morning - the morning of their final exam! Rather than taking the final then, they decided to find their professor AFTER the exam and explain to him why they missed it. They explained that they had gone to visit some friends with the plan to come back in time to study. But, unfortunately, they had a flat tire, on the way back, didn't have a spare, and couldn't get help for a long time. As a result, they only just arrived now!
The professor thought it over and then agreed they could make up their final exam the following day. The guys were elated and relieved. They studied hard that night -- all night -- and went in the next day at the time the professor had told them. He placed them in separate rooms and handed each of them a test booklet, and told them to be ...
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