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PowerPoint - Aug. 21, 2009

God is not done with you
August 21, 2009

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

--Psalm 37:4

Harland Sanders, who you might know better as Colonel Sanders, had a difficult life. His father died when he was 5, he quit school at 16, and by the time he was 20, Harland had suffered every kind of setback imaginable. He lost jobs, and his young wife took their daughter and moved out.

Eventually Harland became a cook and dishwasher at a little café, his wife and daughter came back, and, together, he and his wife worked in the diner for decades.

When Harland retired at age 65, he became severely depressed, and even suicidal, when he realized that he and his wife could not live on his $105 monthly Social Security check.

As he sat down to write out his last will and testament, he began to think of things he still wanted to do in his life. He began to dream again for the first time in years.

And that's when he came up with the idea of selling chicken door-to-door in little boxes. And the rest, as they say, is history. You see, God gave him a brand new dream, and Harland ran with it!

As long as you are on this earth, God is not done with you. He is going to do something good with your life. That's the promise of God for everyone who believes!


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Dear Friend,

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