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Standing at Judgment

Our student body settled down for another session of daydreaming as our college president launched into one of his weekly Monday morning messages. Though he had many good and thought-provoking points in his sermons, his pedestrian method of delivery made it difficult to focus our attention on what he was saying. As we fixed our gaze on him and our thoughts on other things, our minds were programmed to listen only for his always welcome conclusion, "Now we shall stand."

Time crept by and finally we hear the words we'd been waiting for. We all stood and found ourselves facing a startled president who had asked in the course of his message, "How shall we stand in the day of judgement ...?"

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