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BLESSINGS UNKNOWN

A man who had been a drunkard in the slums of Chicago for many years came to a mission one night. He heard the message, ate the meal, and went to bed. That was his last night on earth. He died poverty-stricken and friendless, never to see another day.

What he did not know was that he had an inheritance of over four million dollars waiting for him in England. The authorities had searched for him but were unable to find him because he had no address. Here was a man who had all the material wealth he could want, but he lived and died in poverty.

(SOURCE: David McAllan, SermonCentral.com, "Every Spiritual Blessings, Pt. 1" 6/30/08)

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