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Dr. Fred Lowery
Luke 2:11; Romans 3:23; Romans 7:24-25; 2 Timothy 1:9; Ephesians 1:11-12; Romans 6:13; Acts 13:36
December 14, 2008
I tell you it is so good to talk about good news today because I don't know about you but every time you turn on the television it is bad news. I think the TV may be causing the problems. Maybe if we just kept them off we wouldn't have bad news all around us. But our politicians have promised that from this point on the government will live within its means. Even if it has to borrow trillions of dollars. I'm telling you I've decided I don't want change in Washington I want checks from Washington. But you even may not be able to count on that because one man said his check finally cleared and the bank bounced. Let me tell you my favorite Christmas story I've heard this year and then I'll get right in to what I want to say to you from the word of God this morning. But I heard about a senior citizen down in Florida who called his son in Boston and said I hate to tell you this, especially with Christmas coming but your mom and I are getting a divorce. And the guy said no, no, no way. He said, yeah we're getting a divorce. He said to be honest with you forty five years of misery is enough and it's over. And he said I want you to call your sister in Chicago and tell her. So he hung up and he called his sister in Chicago and she exploded and she said this cannot be. And so she immediately picked up the phone and called her dad and said and exploded to him. And said tell me you are not getting a divorce and he said yes we are, no you're not. And I want you to do anything, promise me you'll do nothing rash until I can get to Florida. She hung up and she called her brother back and said let's get tickets we're going to Florida. And then the man ambled across the living room and smiled at his wife and he said the kids are coming home and they are paying their own way th ...
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