~Daddy's Empty
Chair~
A man's daughter had
asked the local priest to
come and pray with her
father.
 When the priest arrived, he found
the man lying in bed with his head
propped up on two pillows.
 An empty chair sat beside his bed.
The priest assumed that the old
fellow had been informed of his visit.
 "I guess you were expecting me, he
said.
 'No, who are you?" said the father.
 The priest told him his name and
then remarked,
 "I saw the empty chair and I figured
you knew I was going to show up,"
 "Oh yeah, the chair," said the
bedridden man.
 "Would you mind closing the door?"
Puzzled, the priest shut the door.
 "I have never told anyone this, not
even my daughter," said the man.
 "But all of my life I have never
known how to pray. At temple I used
to hear the priest talk about prayer,
But it went r...
 "I abandoned any attempt at
prayer," the old man continued,
 "until one day four years ago, my
best friend said to me,
 "Jagjit, prayer is just a simple matter
of having a conversation with GOD.
Here is what I suggest."
 "Sit down in a chair; place an empty
chair in front of you, and in faith see
GOD on the chair.
 It's not spooky because he promised,
 'I will be with you always'.
 "Then just speak to him in the same
way you're doing with me right now.”
 "So, I tried it and I've liked it so
much tha...
 I'm careful though if my daughter
saw me talking to an empty chair,
 she'd either have a nervous
breakdown
 or send me...
 Then he prayed with him, anointed
him with oil, and returned to the
temple.
 The priest was deeply moved by the
story a...
 Two nights later the daughter called
to tell the priest that her daddy had
died that afternoon.
 Did he die in peace?" ...
 Yes, when I left the house about two
o'clock, he called me over to his
bedside, told me how much he loved
me and kissed ...
 When I got back from the store an
hour later, I found him dead. But
there was something strange about
his death.
 Apparently, just before Daddy died,
he leaned over and rested his head
on the chair beside the bed.
 What do you make of that?"
 The priest wiped a tear from his eye
and said, "I wish we could all go like
that."
 Just send this to four people or more, and do not
break this, please.
 Prayer is one of the best free gifts we receive....
 If God brings you to it, He will bring you
through it.
 Happy moments, praise God.
 Difficult moments! , seek God.
 Q...
 The will of GOD will never take you
where the GRACE OF GOD will not
protect you!!!!
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  1. 1. ~Daddy's Empty Chair~ A man's daughter had asked the local priest to come and pray with her father.
  2. 2.  When the priest arrived, he found the man lying in bed with his head propped up on two pillows.
  3. 3.  An empty chair sat beside his bed. The priest assumed that the old fellow had been informed of his visit.
  4. 4.  "I guess you were expecting me, he said.
  5. 5.  'No, who are you?" said the father.
  6. 6.  The priest told him his name and then remarked,
  7. 7.  "I saw the empty chair and I figured you knew I was going to show up,"
  8. 8.  "Oh yeah, the chair," said the bedridden man.
  9. 9.  "Would you mind closing the door?" Puzzled, the priest shut the door.
  10. 10.  "I have never told anyone this, not even my daughter," said the man.
  11. 11.  "But all of my life I have never known how to pray. At temple I used to hear the priest talk about prayer, But it went right over my head."
  12. 12.  "I abandoned any attempt at prayer," the old man continued,
  13. 13.  "until one day four years ago, my best friend said to me,
  14. 14.  "Jagjit, prayer is just a simple matter of having a conversation with GOD. Here is what I suggest."
  15. 15.  "Sit down in a chair; place an empty chair in front of you, and in faith see GOD on the chair.
  16. 16.  It's not spooky because he promised,
  17. 17.  'I will be with you always'.
  18. 18.  "Then just speak to him in the same way you're doing with me right now.”  "So, I tried it and I've liked it so much that I do it a couple of hours every day.
  19. 19.  I'm careful though if my daughter saw me talking to an empty chair,  she'd either have a nervous breakdown  or send me off to the funny farm."
  20. 20.  Then he prayed with him, anointed him with oil, and returned to the temple.  The priest was deeply moved by the story and encouraged the old man to continue on the journey.
  21. 21.  Two nights later the daughter called to tell the priest that her daddy had died that afternoon.  Did he die in peace?" he asked.
  22. 22.  Yes, when I left the house about two o'clock, he called me over to his bedside, told me how much he loved me and kissed me on the cheek.
  23. 23.  When I got back from the store an hour later, I found him dead. But there was something strange about his death.
  24. 24.  Apparently, just before Daddy died, he leaned over and rested his head on the chair beside the bed.
  25. 25.  What do you make of that?"
  26. 26.  The priest wiped a tear from his eye and said, "I wish we could all go like that."
  27. 27.  Just send this to four people or more, and do not break this, please.  Prayer is one of the best free gifts we receive.  I asked God for water,  He gave me an ocean.  I asked God for a flower,  He gave me a garden.  I asked God for a friend,  He gave me all of YOU...
  28. 28.  If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.  Happy moments, praise God.  Difficult moments! , seek God.  Quiet moments, worship God.  Painful moments, trust God.  Every moment, thank God.  Pass this message ( just do it )
  29. 29.  The will of GOD will never take you where the GRACE OF GOD will not protect you!!!!
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