|‘I'm Not A Christian, But I Play One On Sunday' (standard:Inspirational stories, 915 words)|
|Author: Godspenman||Added: Apr 09 2005||Views/Reads: 2102/1276||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|After more than three decades of church ministry, I have come to one unsettling conclusion. Actually, I've come to more than one conclusion, but this one is the most depressing.|
Click here to read the first 75 lines of the story and said, "Sure, I do. It's George W. Bush." "Great," I said pushing the telephone towards him, "use my telephone and call him for me." He laughed and pushed the telephone back. Thrusting the phone back toward him I said, "You do know the President of the United States, don't you?" He laughed a nervous little chuckle. "The president of the United States is George W. Bush." Then he shoved the phone back toward me. "You know him?" I persisted. As he nodded in the affirmative, a worried look embraced his face. I could see he didn't quite understand what I was getting at. "Ralph," I explained, "you may know who the President of the United States is and you may know a lot about him. But you don't know George W. Bush enough to call him on the phone." People who say they know God only know things about God. People who say they know Jesus Christ only know things about him. If you don't know God enough to reach Him when you need Him, you don't know Him at all. I like the Apostle Paul's testimony. He said, "That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;" (Philippians 3:10 KJV.) A friend of mine has a favorite saying that he likes to quote; "Either Jesus is Lord of all or he is not Lord at all." That about sums up the whole matter. Tweet
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