The Winds of Change
2 Thessalonians 2:15
TEXT: 2 Thes. 2:15, Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
1 Cor. 15: Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Tomorrow is Labor Day. I've never quite been able to understand the connection. Instead of working and laboring, people are at the beaches and amusement parks. They're spending time at their favorite campsites--doing a little fishing, maybe out playing some golf, driving that fancy motor home that gets a whopping 3 miles per gallon...anything but work!
HUMOR: I remember my first job...
My first job was working in an orange juice factory, but I got canned: couldn't concentrate.
Then I worked in the woods as a lumberjack, but I just couldn't hack it, so they gave me the axe.
Next I tried working in a muffler factory but that was exhausting.
Finally, I attempted to be a deli worker, but any way I sliced it, I couldn't cut the mustard.1
This morning I want to speak to you on the ''Winds of
Change.'' Change is in the air, you can sense it, can't you? We can tell when Fall approaching-we feel it in the air-the days are not as long-morning shadows fall across our window. We see the leaves beginning to turn.
Not only are the seasons changing, but it seems everything else about is changing...our churches, our schools, our government-the world around us is changing; and most of it is not for the better.
This morning I want to speak to you about change-two things: I want to talk to you about some things that will never change, and I want to talk to you about some things that should never change.
I. SOME THINGS THAT WILL NEVER CHANGE
A. God will never change
1. Hebrews 13:8, Jesus Christ the same
yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
2. Malac ...
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