Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Pit

A man fell into a pit and couldn't get himself out ...

A subjective person came along and said, "I feel for you down there."

An objective person walked by and said, "It's logical that someone would fall down there."

A Pharisee said, "Only bad people fall into pits."

A mathematician calculated how deep the pit was.

A news reporter wanted the exclusive story on the pit.

A self-pitying person said, "You haven't seen anything until you've seen my pit."

A fire-and-brimstone preacher said, "You deserve your pit."

A Christian Scientist observed, "The pit is just in your mind."

A psychologist noted, "Your mother and father are to blame for your being in that pit."

A self-esteem therapist said, "Believe in yourself and you can get out of that pit."

An optimist said, "Things could be worse."

A pessimist claimed, "Things will get worse."

The Lord Jesus, seeing the man, took him and lifted him out of the pit.

[Author Unknown]

Acts 4:12 … Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

Job 33:28 … He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

Luke 19:10 … For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

Psalm 40:2 … He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

Ephesians 2:8-9 … For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Psalm 118:8 ... It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man. ♥