by Jeff Schreve

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Taking Care of Business (8 of 9)
Series: Living Ready, Vol. 2
Pastor Jeff Schreve
2nd Thessalonians 3:6-15

If you have your Bible, turn to 2nd Thessalonians chapter 3.

When I was in high school, before I became a Christian, I would go periodically to rock concerts, and that was kind of the thing to do. And different concerts I still remember. I think it was in 1977 or'78 I went to a concert at The Summit, which became the Compaq Center, which is now Lakewood Church. That's where the Houston Rockets played, and that's where they had concerts. And we went to see Bachman-Turner Overdrive, BTO. Does anybody remember Bachman-Turner Overdrive? They were a Canadian band, and they had several really big hits. One of their biggest hits was called "Taking Care of Business." Now, in case you don't know that song, I want to read you some of the lyrics. It says, "You get up every morning from your alarm clock's warning." You said, "That's what that.....I never understood what they were saying - Yeah, you from your alarm clock's warning. Take the 8:15 into the city. There's a whistle up above, and people pushing, people shoving, and the girls who try to look pretty. And if your train's on time, you can get to work by 9 and start your slaving job to get your pay. If you ever get annoyed, look at me; I'm self-employed. I love to work at nothing all day. And I'll be taking care of business every day. I'll be taking care of business every way. I'll be taking care of business, it's all mine, taking care of business and working overtime workout." Well, that was Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Now they didn't really talk about work as being something that you'd want to do - "Your slaving job to get your pay." And so it was kind of a dis on work but it really, when you think about it, those guys were rock stars, but they had to work. They had to put together songs. If you've ever watched some of those shows that talk about the rock stars..... Debbie and I used to like the Bee Gees, t ...

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