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Storm in a Country Church
by larry r linville

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This incident was told me by an old preacher a number of years ago. He said it was a true story --- so who am I to question him?


 

 
He was the guest evangelist
at a small country church
which he left to find early
so he’d have time to search.
 
Down gravel roads he traveled
and across rickety bridges
through the deep rocky gullies
and along the tops of ridges.
 
A storm arose while he preached
with much lightning and thunder
the bright electric display
proclaimed God’s awesome wonder.
 
With one big lightning flash
the church’s lights all went out
he asked them to stay quiet
and said, “Don’t even shout!”
 
Then he said, “Congregation,
just lift your hands up high.
Don’t ask me any questions
and don’t even ask me why.”
 
Every hand was lifted up
as the rain fell on the lawn
then, to their greatest surprise
every light came back on.
 
The old preacher looked at them
wearing a big silly smirk
and said, “That proves the saying,
many hands make light work!”
 
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Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 6/25/2010
Good words. Good humor! I wonder if I could do that when I preach?

Peace,
Dayvid
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/24/2010
Oh my! you are in a funny funny mode today! and it explain why your church are full (God's good humor is contagious) and why the congregation have all those smiles when the Sermon ends.

Georg

Reviewed by TONY NERONE 6/23/2010
Everything is possible with the Lord. You have to believe.


GOD BLESS YOU
TONY
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/23/2010
Sounds like a guy to get to know...;-) e
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 6/23/2010
Larry,

God works in mysterious ways!

Mary



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