Man's Greatest Need
Would you take your bibles please this morning and turn to Romans chapter ten and if you need a bible there may be one there in the pew rack before you. God's holy word Romans chapter ten. I want to begin reading in verse one. "Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they might be saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, that the man which doeth those things shall live by them." I want to speak to you on MAN'S GREATEST NEED. A while back I was on an airplane and I was at the front of the airplane to get a newspaper and while I was up there I met another man, very well dressed man, he looked like a professional man when I first saw him and he also was looking for a newspaper and he was complaining about the nature of the newspapers on the airplane. I thought he like myself was dissatisfied with the newspaper because it did not have a uh, conservative solid base to it, but he was disturbed because the newspaper was not liberal enough and so we got into a discussion and I said sir, what do you do? I found out that he was a Washington lawyer and uh, then he turned to me and he said and what do you do? I said I'm a minister. He said what kind? I said a Baptist minister. Then we got to talking about reading and what we read. He said well, what do you read? And I told him the scope of my reading and how I read and he, he said well, you read in a very narrow scope. He said how do you know what is really going on in the world and he said now do you know what the real problems are so you can preach to them. I said sir, a .man, only has three problems. Oh, no, he sa ...
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