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Batteries Included (6 of 6)
Series: Making the Grade
Pastor Jeff Schreve
You gave Your life for us on the cross, Lord. You rose again from the dead. You're the King of kings and Lord of lords. Father, we want to give our lives to You and yield ourselves as a living sacrifice. Lord, speak to us as we open Your Word. Make our hearts good soil. Bind the evil one who would want to keep people distracted from hearing You. And, God, I pray that this time will change people forever. In Jesus' name, amen.
We've been in a series called, "Making the Grade: How to Pass Life's Tests." And I'm going to finish that up today. We've been going through the book of Daniel verse by verse and chapter by chapter. And we're going to end up today with the story of Daniel in the lion's den.
Now for a long time, there's been a joke going around about changing light bulbs. Everybody in this room has changed a light bulb at one time or another. For some reason, somebody came up with the idea how many people does it take to change a light bulb. And they did different groups and things like that. And I just happen to have a copy of a few things about changing light bulbs.
Somebody said, "How many TV evangelists does it take to change a light bulb? Only one. But for the message of light to continue, you must send in your donation today."
How many Baptists does it take to change a light bulb? Fifteen; one to change it and three committees to approve the change and decide who brings the casserole. That's so true.
How many Mormons does it take to change a light bulb? Five; one to do it and four wives to tell 'em how.
How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? Only one, but the bulb really has to want to change.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb? Just one, but it takes six visits.
How many pre-med students does it take to change a light bulb? Five; one to change it and four to push ...
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