Are You Playing Games with God? (10 of 11) by Jeff Schreve

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Are You Playing Games with God? (10 of 11)
Series: Arise and Build
Pastor Jeff Schreve
Nehemiah 9:33-10:39

If you have your Bibles, please turn to Nehemiah chapter 9. We've been in a sermon series for the last several weeks on Nehemiah, and we're coming toward the end. We have, ah, two more sermons in the book of Nehemiah. I hope you've enjoyed our study, "Arise and Build." Today, we're going to look at this subject: "Are You Playing Games with God?"

Now before there were I-pods, before there was a Nintendo or X-box or Play Station or MP3 players or any video games or any DVD rentals there was this: It's called the yo-yo. How many people have a yo-yo? Can I see your hand, you have a yo-yo? This thing is amazing. I did a little re, research on the yo-yo. Did you know that the first yo-yo that they can tell, historians can tell, the first yo-yo came about in 500 BC? They found some Greek artifact and it was a vase, and on the vase was a, a little boy - I say a little boy - a teenager or young kid, and he had a yo-yo, and he was letting the yo-yo go down like that. And they showed that 500 BC. That's amazing, isn't it? Now for those of you who have ever used a yo-yo, I'm not good with the yo-yo, but people can do all kinds of tricks with the yo-yo, some of the guys that are really good. And one of the key, key tricks, and all the yo-yo brains will tell you this: Hey, if you want to learn how to do tricks with the yo-yo, you have to learn how to do the sleeper trick, the sleeper trick. I didn't ever know how to do the sleeper trick. But thank God for U-Tube, because U-Tube has some instructional videos on how to do the sleeper trick. Now I have never performed the sleeper trick in public, ah, and so I'm going to attempt it here today. The sleeper trick. May I have a drum roll, please! That's pretty good. Ah, you know, Stephanie Bright got me this yo-yo, and I was practicing on Friday, and I wasn't doing very well. I cracked it and, at one time, I knocked th ...

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