"Tavern vs Church"
The story is told of a man who got a permit to open the first tavern in a small town. The members of a local church were strongly opposed to the bar, so they began to pray that God would intervene.
A few days before the tavern was scheduled to open, lightning hit the structure and it burned to the ground. The people of the church were surprised but pleased - until they received notice that the would-be tavern
owner was suing them.
He contended that their prayers were responsible for the burning of the building. They denied the charge.
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