Pastor's Blog

November 24, 2016

“Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you…blessed are those who wait for him.” – Isaiah 30: 18

Near my gym this week, I noticed once again the growing line of tents and folding chairs alongside the Best Buy in honor of that new religious holiday, Black Thursday.  It reminded me of the two guys I saw last year who had been waiting since Monday, or should I say “camping”?  That Wednesday I decided to go talk to them, out of sheer curiosity.

“What is it that you want to buy?”  I asked.  The older gentleman wanted a new flat screen TV and maybe a Blue Ray player.  Then I turned to the guy in his early 20’s and asked him the same thing. “I just want a blender” he said.  “Really?  You’re waiting in line all week, camping on the sidewalk, for a blender?”  “Yeah...a really nice blender!” I was dumfounded. “You’re missing Thanksgiving Day for a blender?” “It’s a really good deal!” he assured me.  I tried to entice them with our Thanksgiving Breakfast and Worship Service but they said,...

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