How To Survive A Shipwreck
I want you to take your bibles today if you will please and open them to the twenty seventh chapter of the book of Acts and if you did not bring a bible with you, look in the pew rack there and you should find a bible and if you'll turn to page ten ninety four in that bible you'll come, I believe to the twenty seventh chapter of the book of Acts. I want everybody if possible to have an open bible here in your hand. We're just delighted to have you, we have some dear guests who are coming into visit us and we're going to wait for just a few moments and give them an opportunity to get seated and for you to find the scripture here, we're just delighted to have these guests and these precious visitors. Alright, let's find out just who we have coming in here, brother usher, alright, we've got some folks from Crestwood Baptist Church where Larry Taylor is pastor and uh, they are evidently on a sojourn, either to or from Oklahoma city. We're delighted to have these dear saints here with us here and god bless the saints from Crestwood and we welcome you in the name of Jesus. Now, today as I've already said we're going to be speaking on this subject, HOW TO SURVIVE A SHIPWRECK, HOW TO SURVIVE A SHIPWRECK and I want us to begin reading here in Acts chapter twenty seven and verse nine. "And now when much time was spent and when sailing was now dangerous because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them and said unto them, sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship but also of our lives." That is, the ships going to be in danger, the con, cargo is going to be in danger and the lives of the people are going to be in danger. But notice in verse eleven. "Nevertheless, the centurion," and the word centurion here means a Roman army officer over one hundred men, the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship more than those things which were spoken by Paul. ...
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