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A South Carolina couple says they feel blessed by what looks like the face of Jesus on a Walmart receipt.
Jacob Simmons and his fiancé, Gentry Lee Sutherland, said they shopped at a Walmart on Sunday, June 12. But it wasn't until the following week that they noticed the image on the receipt.
The couple had just come home from a church service when Simmons spotted the receipt on the floor of Sutherland's apartment. He says the receipt had changed."I was leaving the kitchen and I just looked on the floor, and it was like it was looking at me," Simmons said.A dark gray mark on the receipt seems to show two eyes, a nose and a mouth in a thickly bearded face.
"Then the more you look at it, the more it looked like Jesus, and it was just shocking, breathtaking," Simmons said.The couple said the image seemed to answer a question they had just been asked at church."We had a message on knowing God, abiding in him," Sutherland said. "The preacher asked 'If you know God, would you recognize him if you saw him?'"
Simmons said he called the store to ask what could have made the mark."They said the only way you could really get it black was to put heat on it," Simmons said. The couple says they did nothing to make the face appear on the receipt.
"We just feel like it's a blessing that God showed it to us and opened our eyes. And we just feel like we should share the blessing God gave to us to everybody else," Sutherland said.