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The Rest of the Story (2 of 5)
Series: Breaking the Chains of Religion
Pastor Jeff Schreve
Well, if you have your Bibles, please turn to Romans chapter 5. We're in a series called, "Breaking the Chains of Religion: Experiencing the Joy and Power of Authentic Christian Life, the Authentic Christian Life." And today, I want to speak to you on a subject I've entitled, "The Rest of the Story."
Now it was in 1976 that ABC Radio began broadcasting a program, „The Rest of the Story." I think probably everybody has heard Paul Harvey talk to us about the rest of the story. That program's still going strong. It started in 1976. And what Paul Harvey would do in that program, he would take a familiar story, but he would give us a tidbit, a, a kernel of unknown truth in that story, something that we didn't know about it that really enhanced the story, and it made it so cool and so awesome and so, "Wow, I never knew that." And he always said, "And now you know the rest of the story." Now we just as human beings, we like to know the rest of the story. There's just something about us that we really like that.
Now you guys know that Don our Minister of Music, he has been on vacation. He's going to be back in the office tomorrow, but he's been on vacation for two weeks and been enjoying some good vacation. Now, Sue couldn't get off for two weeks, and so Don had some time where he was just kind of by himself. What am I going to do? Well, he was out running some errands one day, and he saw a sign in front of a house,
and the sign said, "River cruise - $50.00." And Don said, "You know what? I mean something happened." It just jumped into his heart. He said, "I'd like to go on a river cruise. That sounds good. Sue's working. I've got some time today." And so he went to the door. He knocked on the front door. A man opened the door. He said, ah, "Yes, may I help you?" He said, "River cruise. I'm interested in river cruise - $50.00." The guy said, "Yeah, riv ...
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