You Took My Parking Space at Church
This should wake us up.
One day, a man went to visit a church. He got there early, parked his
car and got out. Another car pulled up near him. The driver got out and
said, "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, "That's my
seat! You took my place!"
The visitor was somewhat distressed by this rude welcome, but said
After Sunday School, the visitor went into the sanctuary and sat down.
Another member walked up to him and said, "That's where I always sit!
You took my place!"
The visitor was even more troubled by this treatment, but still He said
Later as the congregation was praying for Christ to dwell among them,
the visitor stood up, and his appearance began to change. Horrible scars
became visible on his hands and on his sandaled feet. Someone from the
congregation noticed him and called out, "What happened to you?"
The visitor replied, as his hat became a crown of thorns, and a tear
fell from his eye, "I took your place."
When you read this, say a prayer. That's all you have to do. There is
This is powerful. Just tell this story to other people and see what they think.
Do we really realize that he took our place.
He died for you and me.
He Died to set us FREE from sin and the grave.
Maybe, just maybe, we can get the world to start thinking of who took
our place. We need to remember just who and why he took our place.
THANK YOU LORD FOR TAKING MY PLACE