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A Man

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A Man

Postby jonrey10 » Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:48 pm

One day, a man went to visit a church. He got there early, parked his car, and got out. Another car pulled up near him and the driver got out and said, "I always park there! You took my place!"
The visitor went inside for Sunday School, found an empty seat and sat down.
A young lady from the church approached hin and stated, "That's my seat! You took my place!"
The visitor was somewhat distressed by this rude welcome, but said nothing.
After Sunday School, the visitor went into the sanctuary and sat down.
Another member walked up to him and said, "That's where I always seat! You took my place!"
The visitor was even more troubled by this treatment, but still he said nothing.
Later, as the congregation was praying for Christ to dwell among them, the visitor stood up, and his appearance began to change. Horrible scars became visible on his hands and on his sandaled feet.
Someone from the congregation noticed him and called out, "What happened to you?"
The visitor replied, as his hat became a crown of thorns, and a tear fell from his eye, "I took your place."
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Postby Dixie » Thu Sep 16, 2004 11:53 pm

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Postby hope4422 » Sat Sep 18, 2004 12:52 pm

sorry I do not understand the story
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Postby jonrey10 » Mon Sep 20, 2004 1:33 pm

The story is about Jesus Christ. :D
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