"I Have Good News and Bad News"

I.  Good News and bad news

  A.  General Custer and the 7th cavalry

II.  No one gets out alive

  A.  Life expectancy

    1.  81 for women

    2.  79 for men

    3.  Posponing the inevitable

III.  The beginning of wisdom

  A.  A time to be born/ a time to die

  B.  We are all terminal

  C.  Wake up call from Isaiah

    1.  Face your own mortality

IV.  The Word of God

  A.  God's Word is eternal

    1.  Sin and death will be reversed

V.  The shepherd

  A.  The Word is light and life of people

  B.  Celebration of coming of the Word