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Tangled (8 of 9)
Dr. Charles Lowery
Philippians 3:12-16; Psalm 51
May 30, 2010
We are in a series about tangles. Sometimes we pass our tangles down from generation to generation. We may call that our family dysfunction. Guy goes in the bar orders a Jack Daniels straight up, orders another one, orders another one. The guy says man whoa; take it easy, you'll hurt yourself here. He said living dangerously runs in my family. He said my dad was the first guy to jump out of an airplane at four thousand feet without a parachute. Not only that, my brother was the second guy to jump out of an airplane at four thousand feet without a parachute. Not only that, my mother was the first woman to jump out of an airplane at four thousand feet without a parachute. And not only that tomorrow I am going to be the first guy to jump out of a plan at five thousand with no parachute. The guy said man that can kill you. He says I know but I have nothing to live for. I have no father, I have no mother, and I have no brother. Stupid story but the fact of the matter is a lot of us just pass down our dysfunction from family to family, from generation to generation. So this series is about changing that, it's about doing something about that. You probably heard about the football player in Texas, he was a great football player but he didn't have anything to do off season. He wanted to be on the wrestling team and the wrestling coach said you're a football player. He said oh let me try it. And he was a big guy, strong guy, and he said well okay but don't hurt yourself. So he actually turned out to be pretty good, I mean he was doing pretty well and he did so well he got the state championship. But at the state championship the coach said now look you are a football player and this is the state championship and the guy you are going to be against is the best in the state and he may be the best in the country so just don't, you're not going to win but ju ...
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