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You Took My Parking Space at Church-- This should wake us up...

(I came across this, and just had to share)

One day, a man went to visit a church. He got there early, parked his car and got out. Another car pulled up near, 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 him 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 sit; 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 feet. (Continued)

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momma_marian

Asked by momma_marian at 10:59 AM on Sep. 3, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • 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 from his eye, "I took your place."
    momma_marian

    Answer by momma_marian at 11:00 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Wow! I love this.
    Jguevara

    Answer by Jguevara at 11:05 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Good story.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 11:07 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • amazing on how soon we tend to forget! praise God! for, his son took our place...thanks for sharing this ,and yes it does give us a wake up call.

    annyPG

    Answer by annyPG at 11:07 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • thank you so much for posting
    rose549

    Answer by rose549 at 11:08 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • That made the hair on my arms stand up. Wow. Thanks for posting.
    PaceMyself

    Answer by PaceMyself at 11:14 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Thanks for posting =0)

    Emberbaby

    Answer by Emberbaby at 11:26 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • wow that was great thanks for posting this
    hinson7169

    Answer by hinson7169 at 12:37 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Wow.
    Goosebumps.
    Awesome.
    jennijune_21

    Answer by jennijune_21 at 1:09 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • lol! I don't get it...

    Jesus is not my guru though, maybe thats why?
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 1:36 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

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