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God's #1 Draft Pick (1 of 6)
Pastor Jeff Schreve
1 Samuel 16
Well, I'm starting a new series today entitled, "Heartbeat: Becoming a Person after God's Own Heart." Today, I want to speak to you on this subject, "God's #1 Draft Pick."
Now there's a lot being said about the draft coming up on April 29th. After the Rose Bowl, people began to talk about the NFL draft and the Big 3. You have Reggie Bush, who won the Heisman Trophy this year. You have Matt Leinart, the quarterback of USC, who won the Heisman Trophy last year. And you have Vince Young, the most valuable player in the National Championship game; the man who, undoubtedly, would have won the Heisman Trophy this year had they waited until after the Rose Bowl to vote for the Heisman Trophy. I mean, we'd all agree with that, wouldn't we? But people wonder who's going to be number one. The Houston Texans, that powerhouse down south, they have the number one pick. Are they going to take Bush? Are they going to take Leinart? Or are they going to take the hometown boy, Vince Young? Who will be the number one pick? You know, coaches spend a lot of time, in college and pro, trying to figure out who we're going to pick for our team.
I heard a story about a college football coach. And he was talking to one of the recruiting coaches. His name was Mike. And it was Mike's first year. And he was telling Mike what kind of a player they wanted to get for their team. He said, "Mike, do you know, there is a kind of a guy, you knock him down and he stays down." Mike says, "Coach, we don't want that guy, do we?" He said, "No, Mike, we don't want that guy."
He said, "But, Mike, there's a kind of guy, you knock him down, and he gets back up. You mow him down again and he stays down." He said, "Coach, we don't want that guy, do we?" He said, "No, Mike, we don't want him." But he said, "Mike, there is a kind of a player, you knock him down, he gets back up. You knock him down, he gets back up. Y ...
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