The Problem with Impatience (2 of 6) by Jeff Schreve

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The Problem with Impatience (2 of 6)
Series: Believing in God - Expecting Miracles
Pastor Jeff Schreve
Genesis 16:1-6

I want to talk to you today about a very common problem that you have and that I have and that people in the Bible had. It's the problem of impatience. Is anyone in here, would you be honest enough to say, "You know, I have some trouble with patience and waiting." Anybody? Huh. Some of you couldn't even wait to get your hand up. It's just up there (laughter). We all have trouble with that. And, you know, one of the reasons we have trouble with patience, waiting on God, waiting for anything, is because we live in a society where everything is so fast paced. We have fast food. We have the express check-out. We have instant pudding (laughter). Really. Minute rice (laughter). I mean, everything is just so fast.

I saw not too long ago, when I was in an airplane in the mall thing that they have. You know, where they're trying to sell you all this stuff that doesn't ever make stores. It's just weird stuff. They have this one thing called the "Rom Workout System." It's designed to revolutionize your workout. Now you can work out in just four minutes a day and get a great workout. I think we might have a picture of the "Rom System" (laughter). There it is. You know how much the "Rom System" costs? Just a mere
$14,615.00. What kind of an idiot would buy that (laughter) and think that all I need is a four-minute-a-day workout and I'm going to be looking good?

You know, Arnold Schwarzenegger, when he was really in the prime, he worked out about four plus hours a day. He looked like this (laughter). That's Arnold. That's not me. That's Arnold (laughter). Some people confused. But then, Arnold got busy. He became the Governor of California and (laughter) he bought the "Rom System." He said, "Four minutes a day works for me." And now he looks like this (laughter). He's the spokesman for the "Rom System" (laug ...

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