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Saved, Baptized – Now What? (4 of 6)
Series: Back on Track
Pastor Jeff Schreve
A pastor was walking down the street one day and he saw a little boy just on he was on the sidewalk. The little boy was at a house, and the little boy was real short, and he trying to ring the doorbell, but he couldn't reach it. And so he was jumping up to try and hit the doorbell, and he couldn't get it. And the pastor though, Aw, poor little guy. And so he walked up to the house and he put his head or hand on and patted the little boy on his head. And he gave the doorbell a real solid ring. And then he bent down and he looked at the little old boy. He says, “What now, little man?” The little boy looked up at him and said, “Now we run!” Well, it wasn't the answer that he had expected, but it was a good question. What do we do now?
You know, for lots of people, they had this kind of a testimony: They are invited to church, or somehow make it to church, or maybe they watch church on television. And then they say, “Well, I'm gonna come to this place, First Baptist Church, the place I've seen on TV, or the place I've been invited to, or the place I've driven by and seen a lot of cars. And they come, and they experience the love of God from the members of our church and from the worship. And the message that is preached speaks to their heart, and they say, “Wow, this is like this guy just knew exactly what was going in, on in my life.” I've had so many people tell me that. They say, “You know, I came to your church and it was like you just knew everything that I had done, and you knew everything that was going on.” And I say, “I do. I do.” No! Because the Lord puts that in my heart. And I said, “That's a good thing, because that shows that God knows about you, and He cares about you, and He's drawing you.” And so they'll come back and they'll come back. And, finally, they hear that voice so clearly, and they hear God knocking on their hea ...
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