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 came along and said, “Well it’s logical that someone would fall down there.”
  • A Christian scientist came along and said, “You only think you’re in that pit.”
  • A pharisee said, “Only bad people fall into pits.”
  • A mathematician calculated how he fell into the pit.
  • A news reporter wanted an exclusive story on his pit.
  • A Calvinist said, “If you had been saved, you never would have fallen into that pit.”
  • An Armenian said, “You were saved and you still fell in that pit.”
  • A charismatic said, “Just confess that you’re not in that pit.”
  • A realist came along and said, “Now that’s a pit!”
  • A geologist told him to appreciate the rock strata in his pit.
  • An IRS agent asked if he was paying taxes on his pit.
  • The county inspector asked if he had a permit to dig the pit.
  • An evasive person came along and avoided the subject all together.
  • A self-pitying person said, “You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen my pit.”
  • An optimist said “Things could be worse.”
  • A pessimist, said, “Things will get worse.”
  • Jesus saw the man, reached down, took him by the hand and lifted him out of the pit.
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