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An old religious story

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 2011nfl, May 4, 2012.

  1. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    A young man had been to Wednesday night Bible Study. The Pastor had shared about listening to God and obeying the Lord's voice. The young man couldn't help but wonder, "Does God still speak to people?" After service he went out with some friends for coffee and pie and they discussed the message. Several different ones talked about how God had led them in different ways. It was about ten o'clock when the young man started driving home. Sitting in his car, he just began to pray, "God...If you still speak to people speak to me. I will listen. I will do my best to obey."


    As he drove down the main street of his town, he had the strangest thought to stop and buy a gallon of milk. He shook his head and said out loud, "God is that you?" He didn't get a reply and started on toward home. But again, the thought, buy a gallon of milk. The young man thought about Samuel and how he didn't recognize the voice of God, and how little Samuel ran to Eli. "Okay, God, in case that is you, I will buy the milk." It didn't seem like too hard a test of obedience. He could always use the milk.


    He stopped and purchased the gallon of milk and started off toward home. As he passed Seventh Street, he again felt the urge, "Turn down that street." This is crazy he thought and drove on past the intersection. Again, he felt that he should turn down Seventh Street.


    At the next intersection, he turned back and headed down Seventh. Half jokingly, he said out loud, "Okay, God, I will." He drove several blocks, when suddenly, he felt like he should stop. He pulled over to the curb and looked around. He was in semi-commercial area of town. It wasn't the best but it wasn't the worst of neighborhoods either. The businesses were closed and most of the houses looked dark like the people were already in bed.


    Again, he sensed something, "Go and give the milk to the people in the house across the street." The young man looked at the house. It was dark and it looked like the people were either gone or they were already asleep. He started to open the door and then sat back in the car seat. "Lord, this is insane. Those people are asleep and if I wake them up, they are going to be mad and I will look stupid." Again, he felt like he should go and give the milk.


    Finally, he opened the door, "Okay God, if this is you, I will go to the door and I will give them the milk. If you want me to look like a crazy person, okay. I want to be obedient. I guess that will count for something. But if they don't answer right away, I'm out of here."


    He walked across the street and rang the bell. He could hear some noise inside. A man's voice yelled out, "Who is it? What do you want?" Then the door opened before the young man could get away. The man was standing there in his jeans and T-shirt. He looked like he just got out of bed. He had a strange look on his face and he didn't seem too happy to have some stranger standing on his doorstep. "What is it?" The young man thrust out the gallon of milk, "Here, I brought this to you."


    The man took the milk and rushed down a hallway speaking loudly in Spanish. Then from down the hall came a woman carrying the milk toward the kitchen. The man was following her holding a baby. The baby was crying. The man had tears streaming down his face. The man began speaking and half crying, "We were just praying. We had some big bills this month and we ran out of money. We didn't have any milk for our baby. I was just praying and asking God to show me how to get some milk.


    His wife in the kitchen yelled out, "I asked him to send an Angel with some. Are you an Angel?"


    The young man reached into his wallet and pulled out all the money he had on him and put in the man's hand. He turned and walked back toward his car and the tears were streaming down his face. He knew that God still answers prayers.
     
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  2. veheme

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    I wonder why you blackened it? I read this story before and liked it. :)
     
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    Yea, I noticed that. I had to edit. The site I copied from was in black print :D
     
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    I dont know about you, but i believe that there are guard angels , and you can speak with them.

    Its maybe sounds wrong, but if you know how to talk with them, then you can get huge success, because they will lead you to success and will show you the right path.

    Here is some quote :
     
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    I believe in guardian angels too. My father died when I was 12, and I believe that he is the reason I am still alive to this day. 2 months after he died, I woke up at 4 am (which I never did), got up to get a drink of water, and decided to look out the back door (which I also never did) My ac unit was on fire! I hurried and got my grand mother up and out, and within 10 minutes, the house was gone. Then, a month after that, I saved 3 young girls in a house fire across the street. ( I was on channel 8 news in dallas for that).

    I also believe he is watching over my little girls too. Because 2 of my babies have almost died (one within the past week) and the other was last year. There were alot of signs with the first one that would point towards the work of an angel :D
     
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    Well thats sounds really cool, as i know, then guardian angels give signs before something happens, just like for you. And as i know, before some plane/train/ship crashes, there are huge increase for ticket return, more people just simply use something else, cancel their tickets, or just somehow miss it, and thats leads to guardian angels. If you hurry somewhere , and if you get some sign like , flat tire, police stops you, or something else, then just dont go there, your guardian angel tries to save you :)

     
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    There are angels and God does assign angels to protect His people. However, I don't think it is necessary to speak to an angel in the context of wanting him to be a friend and do favors for you and stuff. I believe that people should speak more to God directly and simply let angels do what they are commanded and made to do.
     
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