Are You A Sweet-‘tator?

This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far from Me

Mark 7:6
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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A well-known preacher once brought a small basket of potatoes into the pulpit. One-by-one, he gave each potato a name as he removed it from the basket. Then he used the name to illustrate a certain character trait. For example, he named one potato an “imi-tator,” another a “dic-tator,” and another an “agi-tator.” When he had finished naming the potatoes in this manner, he said to the people, “Now I want all of you to be ‘sweet-‘tators.'” Later, as the congregation filed out of the Church, one parishioner shook the preacher’s hand and said, “I know you want me to be a sweet-‘tator, but I yam what I yam.”

How true! We are what we are! And what we…

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