The Privilege of Bringing Good News

Based on: Exodus 3:14-17

It was only about a month ago that Ed McMahon died. He was well known as the co-host to Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show.  He was also seen quite often in commercials for American Family Publishers urging you to send in your sweepstakes entry and sign up for magazine subscriptions because, as he would say, “You may have already won ten million dollars!”  As a result, I’m sure many people dreamed of seeing Ed McMahon walk up to their front door and of hearing him deliver the good news that they had won $10,000,000.

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You Are One of God’s Marbles

Based on: Exodus 33:12-23

Have you ever played marbles?  You know,  the actual game where you put marbles in a circle and you and your opponent try to hit the marbles out of the circle.  The game certainly isn’t as popular as it once was.  It seems that it used to be the case that as you collected marbles you would see marbles of many different colors and patterns.  You would pick and choose the ones you like best.  Today, if you go to Wal-Mart and buy a package of marbles every single marble in that package is identical.

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