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Wish Upon a Star

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Wish Upon a Star

2:55   Wish Upon a Star.

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EGGY: Hey, look at that. The first star in the sky. Hey, that means I can make a wish and get whatever I want. All right. I wish I might, I wish I may, have this wish I wish today. Uh...I wish for all the junk food I can eat... Okay, where is it? Come on, star! We have a deal here. Now listen, star! Gimme my junk food or I’ll take you to court! I demand what is...

FLASH: Yes, folks, this is Flash, the roving reporter, here at the scene of what is obviously a civil disturbance. Sir, what is the problem here?

EGGY: I made a wish on that star up there and I didn’t get anything!

FLASH: Well, you can’t count on stars.

EGGY: Listen. Everybody knows that when you see the first star out at night, you can make a wish and the star has to give it to you, kind of like a cosmic game show.

FLASH: But stars are just stars. They can’t give you anything.

EGGY: But I really need my junk food. It’s a special diet for my complexion.

FLASH: The only person you can really count on is God.

EGGY: You mean, people can make wishes on God?

FLASH: No, what I mean is, when people accept Jesus as their Savior, God promises that He will give them whatever they need to do the things He wants them to do.

EGGY: Yeah, but when you wish on a star, you can wish for really great stuff.

FLASH: Every good thing comes from God. If God doesn’t give you what you want, then what you want really isn’t any good for you.

EGGY: Okay, so God gives people things they need. But there’s gotta be a catch.

FLASH: Well, the Bible says that people need to have faith.

EGGY: I know a girl named Faith. I’ll go get her. (Starts to leave)

FLASH: No, wait a minute. (Eggy stops) Faith is when a person believes in Jesus.

EGGY: Man, that’s easy. Anybody can claim to believe in Jesus.

FLASH: No, because you can always tell when faith is real. James 2:26 says, “As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.” If you have true faith, you will do what God says.

EGGY: Like what kind of deeds are you talking about?

FLASH: Well, if you really believe that God will give you what you need, then you will be willing to share what you have with other people.

EGGY: Share? Share?! What kind of a deal is that?

FLASH: It’s God’s deal.

EGGY: Well, leave me out of that. If I give my stuff away, I won’t have anything left. When I get stuff, I just want to get more.

FLASH: Well then, I’m sorry you’ll have to miss out on God’s blessing.

EGGY: Yeah, I’m sorry, too. This wishing business is hard work.

FLASH: There you have it, folks. Are you willing to trust God for your needs? It’s the only way to truly have your needs met.

Definition of Leadership:

Giving your heart to others by listening to their heart

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When you grow a leader who values people you help the whole world

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