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    Not everyone who says to Me, "Lord, Lord," shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, "Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?"

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Greed vs. Giving

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    > A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said,
    >
    > "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like."
    >
    > The Lord led the holy man to two doors.
    >
    > He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in. In the middle of
    > the room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a
    > large pot of stew, which smelled delicious and made the holy man's
    > mouth water.
    >
    > The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly. They appeared
    > to be famished. They were holding spoons with very long handles that
    > were strapped to their arms and each found it possible to reach into
    > the pot of stew and take a spoonful.
    > But because the handle was longer than their arms, they could not get
    > th e spoons back into their mouths.
    >
    > The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering.
    >
    > The Lord said, "You have seen Hell."
    >
    > They went to the next room and opened the door. It was exactly the same
    > as the first one. There was the large round table with the large pot of
    > stew which made the holy man's mouth water. The people were equipped
    > with the same long-handled spoons, but here
    > the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and talking. The
    > holy man said, "I don't understand."
    >
    > It is simple," said the Lord.
    > "It requires but one skill. You se e they have learned to feed each
    > other, while the greedy think only of themselves."
    >
    > When Jesus died on the cross, he was thinking of you
     

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