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When you are mistreated don’t be surprised by the meanness of people. The people of this world can be exceedingly corrupt! Did you see in the newspaper some time ago that con men were calling families of soldiers who had been sent to Iraq and impersonating a telephone operator. The con-man would say, “We have your son/daughter on the line from Iraq or Afghanistan, would you give us your credit card number so we can complete the call?” And wanting to talk to their children they would give their credit card numbers and then the con-men would hangup, there would be no caller and they would use the number to purchase items over the phone. People can sink to unbelievable depths. Jeremiah 17:9- “The human heart is most deceitful and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?”

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