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EXCUSE ME.....


A man on a weekend business trip took Sunday morning off to be with the Lord.


He found a nearby church, arrived there early, parked his car, and got out. Another car pulled up along side him and the driver got out and said,"Excuse me, sir, 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, "Sir, That's my seat... You took my place."


He was somewhat miffed by this rude welcome, but said nothing.


After Sunday School, the man went into the sanctuary and sat down. Another member walked up to him and said, "That's where I always sit, you must be new here...You're in my place!" Even more disturbed by this treatment, he still 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 were clearly visible on his hands and on his sandaled feet, as his suit changed into a robe. As He walked out someone noticed him and called out, "What happened to you?"


As a tear fell from His eye, He looked back and said, "I took your place....."