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Here's Your Change (7 of 7)
We're continuing on our series in Changeology, the theology of change. This week, we wanted to finish the series in Romans. We won't quite make it. And then next week, I want to come back and I want to kind of look at the whole Romans 5, 6, 7 and 8 and highlight for us what I think is one of the most important truths in all of this passage specifically for our church because of where we are in Orange County. So next week, we're going to look at Romans kind of as an overview. We're going to mostly finish it and then -- and we're going to finish it next week. So it'd be a great series.
[00:34]?I told you that I'd tell you a joke on change. You e-mailed me a bunch of jokes. Here is the one that most of you sent on change. Observing a light across the water, a captain got his communication officer to instruct the vessel to change his course 15 degrees south. The response came back prompt, sir, change your course 15 degrees north. The guy says, you know, I'm the captain, he said sternly. He said, change your course 15 degrees south. The reply came back, I'm Seaman First Class, change your course north. The captain was furious. He said, I'm a battleship. Change your course 15 degrees north. The reply came back, I'm a lighthouse. All right, that's a bad joke, but you know, I'm here for you. So if you've got a better joke on change, you can tell me.
You know, we're going to talk about spiritual change specifically about spiritual metabolism. You know what your metabolism is, right? That's the process in your body that converts food into energy that you need to move forward. And so it gives you the nutrients and the energy that you need. I have a friend that I run with, you know, pretty regularly. He is a great friend. And he works out way more than I do. He actually does weights. He rides a bike. He plays tennis. And he runs with me when we run about six miles. And he's a substantial guy. He's kind o ...
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