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THE MAKER


An old Model T Ford was pulled off to the side of the road with its hood up, and a young man was trying desperately to get it running. He had been working at it for a long time without any success when a beautiful, chauffeur-driven limousine stopped behind him, and a well-dressed man got out. He watched the fellow working for awhile and finally suggested that he make a minor adjustment in one part. The young man was skeptical, but nothing else had worked, so he did what he was told.


"Now," said the man, "your car will run. Crank it up." So the young man cranked it once, and, sure enough, the engine started running as if it were brand-new. The young man was amazed that this kind of man knew so much about cars; so he asked him, "How did you know exactly what to do?"


"Well," the other man said, "I'm Henry Ford. I made the car, so I know all about how it work" (Gary Inrig, Hearts of Fire, Feet of Clay, page 111).


No one knows us better than our Creator and Savior and no one can better fix us to do His will. He has given us the manual to know and do His will.


(From a sermon by Tim White, Three Steps to Knowing God's Will in Proverbs 3:5-6, 5/7/2011)

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