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A man dies and goes to heaven. Of course, St. Peter
meets him at the
St. Peter says, "Here's how it works. You need 100 points to
make it into heaven.You tell me all the good things you've done, and I
give you a certain number of points for each item, depending on how good it
was. When you reach 100 points, you get in."
"Okay," the man says, "I was married to the same woman for
50 years and never cheated on her, even in my heart."
"That's wonderful," says St. Peter, "that's worth three
points!" "Three points?" he says. "Well, I attended church all my
life and supported its ministry with my tithe and service."
"Terrific!" says St. Peter, "that's certainly worth a
point." "One point? Golly. How about this: I started a soup kitchen in my city and worked
in a shelter for homeless veterans."
"Fantastic, that's good for two more points," he says. "TWO POINTS!!"
the man cries, "At this rate the only way I get into heaven is by the
grace of God!"
"That's right!, Now you have got it!" said St. Peter. 100 poins
For it is by Grace you have been saved, through Faith -- and
this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God -- not by works, so that
no one can boast (Ephesians 2:8-9)
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