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The Secret to a Super Marriage (2 of 7)
Series: Home Field Advantage
Pastor Jeff Schreve
The old story is told about a security guard who worked at a uranium plant where there was tight, tight security because they wanted to make sure that nobody stole any uranium from this plant. And he would check out the workers as they would come out at the end of the day. And every week there was a worker that came out at the end of the day and he was wheeling a wheel barrel and it was filled with sawdust. And this security guard just thought something was suspicious about this guy and so he would search that wheel barrel from top to bottom. He would rifle through all of the sawdust and he never could find any contraband. And the man would be allowed to go through and this happened week after week after week the wheel barrel full of sawdust and the man, the security guard, couldn't find anything that this guy was taking but he just knew that he was stealing. Finally the guy retires and the worker retires and they see each other by happenstance at a restaurant and the security guard goes up to the worker and he says "You used to work at that uranium plant didn't you?" And he said "Yeah, that's out." And he said "I remember you "and he said "I just knew that you were stealing from the plant. I just knew you were doing that." And he said "Listen I am retired and you've retired and it's water under the bridge and I am not going to do anything about it but please this has been bugging me for years were you stealing?" He said "Yeah I was stealing." He said "I knew it! I knew it." He said "But I looked when you came with the wheel barrel all the sawdust and I looked in there and I could never find anything, what were you stealing?" He said "Wheel barrels!" (Laughter) You know sometimes the answer is so plain and so evident that we miss it. We have phrases for that, it's as plain as the nose on your face, if it had been a snake it would have bitten me. We have l ...
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