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Fredrick the Great of Germany, was a scoffer, but his great general, Von Zealand, was a devout Christian. One day at a gathering, the king was making coarse jokes about Jesus and the whole place was ringing with laughter. Von Zealand arose stiffly and said, “Your majesty, you know I have not feared death. I have fought and won 38 battles for you. I am an old man now. Soon I will go to be with the One who saved me from my sin—the very One you are blaspheming...

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