Let him that stole steal

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  1. Dale-c

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    Ephesians 4 verse 28 says Let him that stole steal

    Right?

    So what's the problem?
     
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    Put the punctuation at the right place and read some more. A friendly suggestion. :laugh:
     
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    First message I ever preached was that very passage. Boy was I nervous.

    And that is what it sounded like.

    "Let him that stole, steal. No more let him work with the hands."

    Pastor corrected me after the service. As was his duty.
     
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    Don't tell me this happened! Are you for real?
     
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    TCGreek,

    Yes, it really happened. I did not even know i was to preach that night. They surprised me that afternoon ... and boy, did I surprise them. LOL
     
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    The first time I preached I flooded the pulpit, but not something like what you did.

    Man, that's really funny. :laugh:
     
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    Yep, just a little reminder to always read a little more of what people post for references. There have been several times that I have come across verses that I grew up hearing that had a different meaning when I read a little more context.
     
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    Now I am worried... was Dale-c there to hear my first sermon? lol
     
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    Preached that message on Hiles Mountain on 522 in Berkley Springs, WV in 1982.

    And yes, they did allow me to come back and preach many times after that.
     
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    well, I had been born by that time but I was only 2, or perhaps still one depending on the time of the year as my birthday is in July.
    :)
     
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    It was in August. You would have been two.

    Don't recollect seeing any that age in the congregation. Although there were some expectant mothers there.
     
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    Do you really notice the congregation during your first sermon?
     
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    As nervous as I was, I noticed every twitch of the eye... or at least I imagined it. lol
     

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