Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Black Friday

I plan to go witnessing on Black Friday. This the day after Thanksgiving where, figuratively, the merchants finally get into the “black” as far as profit goes since it is the busiest shopping day of the year.

Because of the anticipated sales rush and to be the place where shoppers go first, many merchants open early. Places like Best Buy and Circuit City will have huge sales with limited stock. As a result, many people arrive early Friday morning and line up outside the stores. Actually, they begin the previous evening as early as 8 PM and camp overnight (which might do late tommorrow night as well).

Best Buy and Circuit City open at around 5 AM. Target/Kohls open at 6 AM. What we are going to do is have several people arrive, all but one get out and hand out cookies and tracts with someone preaching for about 5 minutes from the back of a pickup. The individual in the truck will say something like this…

We are handing out cookies as you will need the energy today as you shop. They also have a million dollar bill to give you as you will be spending millions today.

Speaking of millions, almost 5 million people will die between today and Christmas. Most of those will not even know it was their last day when they woke up that morning. What will happen to you when you die? Ask yourself this “Have you been naughty or nice this year? Santa Clause does not know but God does. He sees hatred as murder, lust as adultery… law and grace preaching etc…

After about 5 minutes we will pile back into the cars and go to the next location.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

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