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Built to LOVE! (1 of 3)
Series: God's Great Masterpiece
Steve N. Wagers
September 28, 2008
1. An Arrangement most Sacred!
A) A Holy Definition
B) A Heavenly Design
2. An Assignment most Solemn!
A) What we Become
B) How we Behave
3. An Accomplishment most Special!
A) Something Beautiful to God
B) Something Blessed by God
A fellow bought a new Mercedes and was out on the interstate for a nice evening drive. The top was down, the breeze was blowing through what was left of his hair and he decided to open her up. As the needle jumped up to 80 mph, he suddenly saw flashing red and blue lights behind him. "There's no way they can catch a Mercedes," he thought to himself and opened her up further. The needle hit 90, 100.... Then the reality of the situation hit him. "What am I doing?" he thought and pulled over.
The cop came up to him, took his license without a word and examined it and the car. "It's been a long day, this is the end of my shift and it's Friday the 13th. I don't feel like more paperwork, so if you can give me an excuse for your driving that I haven't heard before, you can go." The guy thinks for a second and says, "Last week my wife ran off with a cop. I was afraid you were trying to give her back!"
A little girl had learned the story of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." She was telling the story to her mother. When she got down to the place where the prince kissed Snow White and woke her from her sleep the little girl said, "Mother, do you know what happened then?" The mother, knowing the story, replied, "They lived happily ever after?" The little girl said, "No, they got married!"
Sadly enough, that is the resume of many marriages in the secular world, as well as the spiritual world. But, what many fail to see is that, after God "created the Heavens and the earth," His next great masterpiece was a marriage made in Heaven.
As we look in the scriptures we find that Jesus fulfills many, ...
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