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I. Mary - Loving God with All Your Heart - Ten Secrets for Eternal Unfading Beauty (5 of 37)
Series: Authentic Christian Living
Turn in your Bibles with me to Luke chapter one. We are coming to near the end of our study of Mary's life.
The other day while standing in one of those endless lines at the Quik Trip and you know how they have those National Inquirers and all that stuff down there I was trying not to look at them but you know some of those headlines are hard not to look at you know? Man gives birth to little sheep--- you know just ridiculous stuff. They are so ridiculous you look at them but my eye looked down and it said, ''World's most beautiful woman hospitalized''. I immediately went into my pocket and got out my cell phone and called Bonnie and immediately knew it was a false story. She was not in the hospital.
That was a joke- she is the most beautiful woman in the world but not by their standards. So I wanted to peak and see who it was. It said drug periled, ill health, married countless times, alcohol problemed, overweight--- Elizabeth Taylor was in the hospital-the world's most beautiful woman. I thought my, we have unusual criteria for beauty these days don't we? Elizabeth Taylor-even back in her Cleopatra- Richard Burton days-I didn't think she was beautiful but let alone now. The world has a different standard doesn't it? This morning I would like to share with you in Luke God's picture of what a beautiful woman looks like. In fact God says if you will follow My tips or my secrets you'll have unfading beauty that alcohol and drugs won't be needed and constant you know whatever the make-overs that the National Inquirer beautiful woman had to have. Those won't be needed because when you follow My Word you have unfading or eternal beauty. We spend a lot of money and there's nothing wrong with looking nice. My dad said if the barn needs painting then paint it! I mean that was for my sisters. But you know there's n ...
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