God's Hall of Fame
1 Corinthians 1:26
Take your bibles please and turn to First Corinthians 1. Last Sunday we spoke on conquering through the cross and we spoke of the work of the cross, the word of the cross and the way of the cross and we left our reading in verse twenty five. Now we will begin our reading in verse twenty six. And our subject matter this morning will be a message that I brought to our seminary here in their founder's week, a message I think that needs to be sounded again and again and again. The people that God deems to use, the people that God chooses to use, the message that we're calling this morning, GOD'S HALL OF FAME and I want you to notice if you will in verse twenty six. ''For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called, but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world and things which are despised hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not to bring to nothing things that are.''
Now, the message this morning is primarily a message to encourage because when we see talent like that and when we hear people like this, and sometimes we behold people who are greatly gifted, it gives us a grand inferiority complex and we say we're so grateful that there are the Kim Wickes, but what about us? Can God use us? Can God use people like the ordinary, average person? May I tell you dear friend, that it is God's wonderful plan to use you. As a matter of fact, God had rather use you.
Now, I want you to listen very carefully. God can use you. God can use you now. God can use you where you are and God can use you with what you have. You see, you don't have to be a very important person to be used of the Lord. As a matter of fact, let's just take a little survey and find out how many important people we have her ...
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