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AMEN, PHARAOH

A pastor was invited at another church to preach. When he began his sermon, there was enthusiasm. The more the congregation responded loud to his sermon, the longer he went on. Finally, he noticed that the host pastor had started responding to his sermon by saying "Amen, Pharaoh."

After a long-winded sermon and the host pastor's constant repetition of "Amen, Pharaoh," he finally ended. Back in the office, he was bold enough to ask the host pastor, "Why did you say 'Amen Pharaoh' to my sermon?"

The pastor responded: "I was trying to tell you to 'Let my people go!'"

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