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My “Elijah Experience” On Mount Carmel

Jeff Stride tells a great  story about a young man who joined the military and had just entered boot camp.
On the first morning, the unit was awakened early,  dragged out of bed, and  made to assemble outside by the drill sergeant.  Seeking to instill fear in the recruits, the sergeant stood in front of soldiers and snarled at them: “My name’s Sergeant Jackson. Is there anyone here thinks he can whip me?”
Incredibility a young man raised his hand!!!
The Sergeant walked right over to the new recruit. And there stood the private.  All 6′ 5′ and  280 pounds of him.  The drill sergeant  looked him dead in the eye and with all the malice he could muster repeated “So you think you can whip me, soldier?” Continue reading

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