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Can It Get Any Worse? (3 of 5)
Series: Got Trouble?: What to do When You Don't Know What to Do
Pastor Jeff Schreve
If you have your Bible, please turn to Job chapter 2. We're in a series. It's called "Got Trouble? What To Do When You Don't Know What To do." And today, we are going to look at this question: Can it get any worse?
You know, I did a little research on that. I typed that into Google just that question, can it get any worse? And one of the first things that came up was an article, an online Time Magazine article about this guy, Lance Armstrong. And the article was titled, "Can It Get Any Worse for Lance Armstrong?" Here was the first sentence: "Can things get worse for Lance Armstrong? Most definitely!" Now we have heard about Lance Armstrong, the cycling great seven Tour De France victories. But then we found out that he was doping. He was cheating. And so the body that controls the cycling sport, they stripped him of all those titles, all seven titles gone! And the Live Strong, his cancer organization that he heads up, he's out. And his sponsors dropped him like a hot rock. And to make matters worse, you know, Lance Armstrong became a very wealthy man because he won so many Tour De France events. But now they're saying, "Hey, you didn't win those. You cheated. And so you owe us millions and millions and millions of dollars from the winnings because you didn't really win." And the sponsors are saying, "Hey, we gave you millions and millions of dollars because you won, but you didn't really win. And now you have to pay us back." And it said in the article that he may even be tried in court for perjury because he said under oath that he hadn't taken any drugs and he hadn't violated any of the laws and the requirements of the cycling, association. And so they said, "Hey, they may get him on perjury." The article closed with this sentence: It says, "The pain might just be beginning for Lance Armstrong." Can it get any worse? You know, it ...
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