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Think About It

Think About It

written by: Doug Bartlett


Johnny was frightened as he rode through the screaming protesters with his dad.

“Dad, what is that all about?”

“These people believe the Jews are illegally occupying Israel.”

“What do you think, Dad?”

“I know many of these people personally and like us, they celebrate Christmas.”

“What’s that got to do with anything?”

“By celebrating Christmas they are acknowledging a Jewish man was born in Israel over two thousand years ago, yet they believe the Jews just arrived there in 1948. Does that make sense to you?”

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