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You Owe an Apology to God

Larry Brook, The Quiet Hour, September-November, 1997, p. 54

Woodrow Wilson's father was a minister in the South. One day he joined a group of men caught up in a heated discussion. One of the men lost his temper and swore loudly. Only then did he see the Reverend Wilson in their midst. The man apologized profusely and said, "Sir, I had forgotten that you were present. Please pardon me."

Dr. Wilson replied, "It is not to me that you owe an apology, but to God."