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Dr. John Waters - February 5, 2023
Pursuing God’s Plan & Purpose
Pursuing God’s Plan & Purpose Philippians 3:12-14 INTRO: **GRAPHIC: 2 pics of Michael Jordan, build left to right Basketball pic of Jordan Not many people would argue the fact that one of the greatest professional basketball players of all time: Michael Jordan His career is full of championships and record-breaking statistics: ▪ highest scoring average in NBA history—30 pts per game ▪ won six NBA championships with Chicago Bulls ▪ won 10 scoring titles, named MVP 5 times ▪ led the league in steals 3 times, appreared on cover of Sports Illustrated a record 49 times… ▪ in 1999, ESPN named him the single greatest athlete of 20th century But after announcing a retirement from professional basketball…. …..Jordan tried his hand at baseball Baseball pic of Jordon --he played with a minor league farm team of the Chicago White Sox—Birmingham Barons… --and in that less-than-stellar year of professional baseball… ▪…committed 11 errors…barely broke the 200 barrier in batting average… What was the lesson? Michael Jordan was created to be a basketball player, not a baseball player… Main Thing to Know: Who has God ¬called and created me to be?