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Does your compass point north? I Worship


October 25, 2017

Pirates of the Caribbean: one of my favorite movies. Jack Sparrow… excuse me, Captain Jack Sparrow, had a compass. It was an odd compass. The needle moved all over the place. Turns out, it didn’t point north; it pointed to the thing the owner desired most. In Jack’s case, most of the time anyway, it pointed to treasure. And treasure is what Jack sought.

There is all kinds of symbolism in this movie, especially for us Pastor-types. A passage in the Bible comes to mind when I watch this movie. It is in the Book of Matthew, verses 19-34. Jesus Christ is speaking to a cr...

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