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« on: March 24, 2005, 10:49:41 PM »


> I don't know how you "feel" on the subject of God but they make a lot
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> very good points.  It is worth reading through to the end but it does
> take some time.
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> Subject: READ ONLY IF YOU HAVE TIME FOR God
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> God, when I received this e-mail, I thought...
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> I don't have time for this... And, this is really inappropriate
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> Then, I realized that this kind of thinking is... Exactly, what has
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> Jesus said, "If you are ashamed of me, I will be ashamed of you
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> He keeps me functioning each and every day. Without Him, I will be
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> If You Love God... And, are not ashamed of all the marvelous things
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> Send this to ten people and the person who sent it to you!
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> I don't think I know 10 people who would admit they love Jesus. Do
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> I knelt to pray but not for long, I had too much to do.  I had to
hurry
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> get to work For bills would soon be due. So I knelt and said a
hurried
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> I went before the Lord, I came, I stood with downcast eyes. For in
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> Why are the churches getting smaller but yet the bars and dance clubs
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> Do you give up? Think about it . Are you going to forward this, or
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> Just remember-God is watching you. Prayer Wheel-Let's see the devil
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> Here's what the wheel is all about. When you receive this, say a
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> There are no costs, but wonderful rewards... GOD BLESS!
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> May God keep you and bless you. If this doesn't give you chills,
> nothing
> will...this message is very true. Hope you are all as blessed as I
was
> from
> this story. I wonder how many people will delete this without reading
> it
> because of the title on it?
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> There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New
> England
> town. One Easter Sunday morning he came to the Church carrying a
> rusty,
> bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. Eyebrows were raised
> and, as
> if in response, Pastor Thomas began to speak..."I was walking through
> town
> yesterday when I saw a young boy coming toward me swinging this bird
> cage.
> On the bottom of the cage were three little wild birds, shivering
with
> cold
> and fright. I stopped the lad and asked, "What you got there, son?"
> "Just
> some old birds," came the reply.
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> "What are you gonna do with them?" I asked.
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> "Take 'em home and have fun with 'em," he answered. "I'm gonna tease
> 'em and
> pull out their feathers to make 'em fight. I'm gonna have a real good
> time."
> "But you'll get tired of those birds sooner or later. What will you
> do?"
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> "Oh, I got some cats," said the little boy. "They like birds. I'll
take
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> The pastor was silent for a moment. "How much do you want for those
> birds,
> son?"
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> "Huh?? !!! Why, you don't want them birds, mister They're just plain
> old
> field birds. They don't sing. They ain't even pretty!"
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> "How much?" the pastor asked again.
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> The boy sized up the pastor as if he were crazy and said, "$10?"
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> The pastor reached in his pocket and took out a ten dollar bill. He
> placed
> it in the boy's hand. In a flash, the boy was gone.
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> The pastor picked up the cage and gently carried it to the end of the
> alley
> where there was a tree and a grassy spot. Setting the cage down, he
> opened
> the door, and by softly tapping the bars persuaded the birds out,
> setting
> them free.
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> Well, that explained the empty bird cage on the pulpit, and then the
> pastor
> began to tell this story.
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> One day Satan and Jesus were having a conversation. Satan had just
come
> from
> the Garden of Eden, and he was gloating and boasting. "Yes, sir, I
> just
> caught the world full of people down there. Set me a trap, used bait
I
> knew
> they couldn't resist. Got 'em all!"
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> "What are you going to do with them?" Jesus asked.
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> Satan replied, "Oh, I'm gonna have fun! I'm gonna teach them how to
> marry
> and divorce each other, how to hate and abuse each other, how to
drink
> and
> smoke and curse. I'm gonna teach them how to invent guns and bombs
and
> kill
> each other. I'm really gonna have fun!"
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> "And what will you do when you get done with them?" Jesus asked. "Oh,
> I'll
> kill 'em," Satan glared proudly. "How much do you want for them?"
> Jesus
> asked.

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> "Oh, you don't want those people. They ain't no good. Why, you'll
take
> them
> and they'll just hate you. They'll spit on you, curse you and kill
you.
> You
> don't want those people!!"

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> "How much?" He asked again.
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> Satan looked at Jesus and sneered, "All your blood, tears and your
> life."
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> Jesus said, "DONE!"
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> Then He paid the price.
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> The pastor picked up the cage he opened the door and he walked from
> the
> pulpit.
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> Notes: Isn't it funny how simple it is for people to trash God and
> then
> wonder why the world's going to hell.
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> Isn't it funny how someone can say "I believe in God" but still
follow
> Satan
> (who, by the way, also "believes" in God).
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> Isn't it funny how you can send a thousand jokes through e-mail and
> they
> spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding
> the
> Lord, people think twice about sharing?
>

> Isn't it funny how when you go to forward this message, you will not
> send it
> to many on your address list because you're not sure what they
believe,
> or
> what they will think of you for sending it to them.>
>
> Isn't it funny how I can be more worried about what other people
think
> of me
> than what God thinks of me.
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where o death is your victory,
where oh death is your sting
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2005, 01:13:50 AM »

I received this not too long ago in my Email~
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