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#1 of 6 Old 07-09-2001, 08:23 PM - Thead Starter
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> >
> > After living a "decent" life, my time on earth came to an end.
> The
> >first
> > thing I remember is sitting on a bench in the waiting room
> of what I
> > thought to be a court house. The doors opened and I was instructed
> to
> > come in and have a seat by the defense table.
> > As I looked around I saw the "prosecutor." He was a villainous
> looking
> >
> > gent who snarled as he stared at me. He definitely was the
> most evil
> > person I have ever seen.
> > I sat down and looked to my left and there sat my lawyer, a
> kind and
> > gentle looking man whose appearance seemed familiar to me.
> > The corner door flew open and there appeared the judge in full
> flowing
> > robes. He commanded an awesome presence as he moved across
> the room. I
> > couldn't take my eyes off of him.
> > As he took his seat behind the bench, he said, "Let us begin."
> >
> > The prosecutor rose and said, "My name is Satan and I am here
> to show
> > you why this man belongs in ****."
> > He proceeded to tell of lies that I told, things that I stole,
> and in
> > the past when I cheated others. Satan told of other horrible
> >perversions
> > that were once in my life and the more he spoke, the further
> down in my
> >
> > seat I sank. I was so embarrassed that I couldn't look at anyone,
> even
> > my own lawyer, as the Devil told of sins that even I had completely
> > forgotten about. As upset as I was at Satan for telling all
> these
> >things
> > about me, I was equally upset at my representative who sat
> there
> > silently. Had I not done some good in my life - couldn't that
> at least
> > equal out part of the harm I've done? Satan finished with a
> fury and
> > said, "This man belongs in ****, he is guilty of all that I
> have
> >charged
> > and there is not a person who can prove otherwise.
> >
> >When it was his turn, my lawyer first asked if he might approach
> the
> >bench. The judge allowed this over the strong objection of Satan,
> and
> >beckoned him to come forward. As he got up and started walking,
> I was
> >able to see him in his full splendor and majesty. I realized
> why he
> >seemed so familiar. This was Jesus representing me, my Lord
> and my
> >Savior. He stopped at the bench turned and softly said to the
> judge, "Hi
> >
> >Dad," and then he turned to address the court.
> >"Satan was correct in saying that this man had sinned, I won't
> deny any
> >of these allegations. And yes the wage of sin is death, and
> this man
> >deserves to be punished." Jesus took a deep breath and turned
> to his
> >Father with outstretched arms and proclaimed, however, I died
> on the
> >cross so that this person might have eternal life and he has
> accepted me
> >
> >as his Savior, so he is mine." My Lord continued with, "His
> name is
> >written in the book of life and no one can snatch him from me.
> Satan
> >still does not understand yet. This man is not to be given justice,
> but
> >rather mercy." As Jesus sat down, he quietly paused, looked
> at his
> >Father and replied, "There is nothing else that needs to be
> done. I've
> >done it all."
> >
> >The judge lifted his mighty hand and slammed the gavel down.
> The
> >following words bellowed from his lips... "This man is free.
> The penalty
> >
> >for him has already been paid in full. Case dismissed."
> >As my Lord led me away, I could hear Satan ranting and raving,
> "I won't
> >give up, I'll win the next one." I asked Jesus as he gave me
> my
> >instructions where to go next, "Have you ever lost a case?"
> Christ
> >lovingly smiled and said, "Everyone that has come to me and
> asked me to
> >represent them has received the same verdict as you, Paid in
> Full...
> >
> > If you do not pass this along to 15 people immediately, absolutely
> > nothing will happen. No curse, no bad fortune, absolutely nothing.
> >Passing this on to anyone you consider a friend, (as I have
> done here),
> >will bless you both, that is what Jesus promised us all.
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#2 of 6 Old 07-10-2001, 01:29 AM
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Michele I enjoyed reading this. That was neat. Something I will have to view over and over in my head. Thanks for sharing it with your friends.
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Wow, this is great! And so true! Thanks for sharing it!
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That Was Great Michele! Thanks for sharing!
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Thank you Michele. I needed that today
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