Acts 5:12-16; Psalms 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; Revelations 1:9-13,17-19; John 20:19-31
The story is told of a clergyman who awakened one morning, looked out the window, and saw a dead donkey in his front yard …
He hadn’t the slightest idea how it got there, but he knew he had to get rid of it.
He called the Sanitation Department. He called the Health Department. He called several other agencies, but no one in the bureaucracy seemed to be able to help him. In desperation, he called the Mayor and asked what could be done.
The Mayor must have been having a bad day. “Why bother me with your problem,” he answered. “You are a clergyman. It’s your job to bury the dead.” Whereupon the clergyman lost his cool and snapped back, “Well, I just thought I’d better notify the next of kin.”
You may have a dead donkey, so to speak, on the front yard of your life. And if you don’t know what to do with it, through eyes of faith you can rejoice…
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