Sermon 6 July 2008

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This is the text that I was using, based on the story of Isaac being found a wife in the second part of Genesis 24:

We are going back to the Old Testament soap opera this morning. I want to talk about the story of Isaac being found a wife by his father’s servant.

The story is this – the servant goes off to the old country. He parks his camels by a well and does a deal with God. If he asks a young woman for water and she offers to draw some for the camels too then, she is the one. She gets the nose ring, bracelets on her arms and gets carried off into the sunset to meet the man she will spend the rest of her life with who shoves her into his dead mother’s tent and climbs in himself.

It has to be said, it is a dating strategy that I have not yet tried. [Read more…]