Having a Heart Like God's (6 of 12) by Jeff Schreve

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Having a Heart Like God's (6 of 12)
Series: Living Ready, Vol. 1
Pastor Jeff Schreve
1 Thessalonians 3:1-13

If you have your Bible, please turn to 1st Thessalonians chapter 3. We're going through the book of 1st Thessalonians in a message series I've entitled, "Living Ready."

Now, how many in here would say that they like sports? Okay. Lots of people like to watch sports on television. You know, I like most sports. Certain sports I don't really like very much. I'm not a big soccer fan. I didn't grow up playing soccer. And I'm not much into baseball. I was watching last year when the Rangers were in it, and now the Rangers are out of it. I don't really care who does anything in baseball. But I love football and basketball. And when I watch certain games and players and even watching golf on TV - we didn't do so well in the Ryder Cup - but you watch those guys and you watch them swing. You know, Tiger Woods, regardless of problems that he's had off the golf course, you watch the guy swing and you think, Man, if I could have a swing like that. That would make golf so much more fun to play, you know, if just somehow I could swing like he does. And you watch people that play basketball, Dirk Nowitski for the Dallas Mavericks. You think, If I could shoot the ball like that guy. If I had his shot. You watch in track and field Usain Bolt, the fastest human in the world. If I had a stride like Usain Bolt. If I had a body like LeBron James, 6'9", 240, 6% body fat or 5% body fat, or whatever he has, and here I am sitting at 7% body fat. So I think, you know, if I could just (laughter) have a little different... And you look at all those things and you think, Boy, if I could just have that. But, see, the greatest thing of all to have, and the thing I want more than anything, is a heart like God's. You know, in the Bible there's one man that's expressly said that he had a heart after the Lord, and that was David. When Saul went bust as king, the Lord told Samuel, "I've ...


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