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America’s ‘Holy Highway’

by Brad A. Greenberg

December 20, 2007 | 8:51 am

From CNN:

DALLAS—If you turn to the Bible—Isaiah Chapter 35, Verse 8—you will see a passage that in part says, “A highway shall be there, and a road, and it shall be called the Highway of Holiness.”

Now, is it possible that this “highway” mentioned in Chapter 35 is actually Interstate 35 that runs through six U.S. states, from southern Texas to northern Minnesota? Some Christians have faith that is indeed the case.

It was with that interesting belief in mind that we decided to head to Texas, the southernmost state in the I-35 corridor, to do a story about a prayer campaign called “Light the Highway.”

Churchgoers in all six states recently finished 35 days of praying alongside Interstate 35, but the prayers are still continuing.

This sort of reminds me of this story.

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