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Sticking to Your Guns (3 of 9)
Series: Do You Want to be Free?, Vol. 1
Pastor Jeff Schreve
If you have your Bible, please turn to Galatians chapter 2. I want to speak to you tonight on a message I've entitled, "Sticking to Your Guns."
I heard about a little boy. His name was Johnny. And Johnny had a problem, as many little kids do, with telling some tall tales. And Johnny's mom and dad were trying to break him of it. And, the mother was having a get-together and had some friends over. And all of a sudden, in the midst of their party, Johnny bursts in and says to his mom, he says, „Mom, mom," he says, "there is a lion outside in the front yard." She said, "Johnny, you know there's not a lion in the front yard." "Yes, yes, mom, there's a lion in the front yard." She said, "Johnny, you know there's not a lion in the front yard." He said, "Come. You've got to come." And he pulled and pulled. And she came and looked in the front yard, and there was a big house cat in the front yard. And she said to Johnny, she said, "Johnny, it's not a lion. That's a house cat." She said, "Now this is what you need to do. You need to go upstairs and talk to God, and you need to tell God you're sorry for lying. And when you're through dealing with God, then you can come back down and you can enjoy the downstairs here with us." And so he said, "Okay." So he went up. You know, all the ladies heard this situation. He went up. He was gone for about 10 minutes. And he came back down. And one of the ladies said to him "Well, Johnny, did you do what your mother said?" And he said, "Yes, ma'am." And she said, "Johnny, did you tell God that you were sorry?" He said, "Yes, ma'am." And she said, "And what did God say?" He said, "Well, God said, „Don't sweat it, Johnny. First time I saw that cat I thought it was a lion, too.'" That's a kid that's sticking to his guns, right? It's a lion!
Well, Paul stuck to his guns. Paul, as we've been studying in the book of Galatians, ...
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