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The King is Dead (2 of 4)
Series: A New Normal
Pastor Jeff Schreve
Isaiah chapter 6.
Debbie and I were married on March 15, 1986, and we had our first baby, Jill Marie, on June 9, 1987. And any of you know that when a baby comes into your home everything changes. You have a new normal for sure, but it's a great new normal because you have a little baby that you've longed for and prayed for and God blessed you with. And we had such an awesome time parenting Jill. And it was two years later, roughly, on December 22, 1989 that we had our second child, Amy Elizabeth. She was our Christmas baby, and she blessed our home and was so special and is so special. And then, just a couple of years later on November 6, 1991 we had our third little girl, Sarah Michelle. Sarah Michelle is Debbie shrunk down. She's just like her mother. And for the next 23 years we were in this thing called parenting, and we were raising up girls. Don't know anything about boys; just know about girls. And we were raising up girls for 23 years. And then, in August of 2010 our baby, Sarah Michelle, 18 years old, she moved out. Wow! Empty nest syndrome hit. And Debbie and I had prayed with Sarah before she left the house and to see her drive away she only moved across on the Arkansas side it's not like she's way far away but she was out of the house and she had her own place. And Jill was married. And Amy is in Austin at school. And so, when she left, Debbie cried, and I was hurting and mourning. And, and Debbie said to me, "Our baby is gone. We're so old!" And I said, "I know. " I said, "We're going to have to have a new normal." She said, "Yeah, but I like the old normal." Can you relate to that, to having things change, things that had been the same for so many years and now all of a sudden everything is different?
Isaiah could relate to that. Isaiah had a cousin. His name was Uzziah. He was king in Judah. He was king for 52 years. And he was a ...
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