Exodus 17:3-7; Psalms 95:1-2,6-9; Romans 5:1-2,5-8; John 4:5-42
A man flying a small aircraft was forced to land in the middle of a wasteland …
Stranded without water, the unfortunate man trudged through the desert for hours until he could no longer stand on his feet.
Then, as he began crawling across the burning sand, he encountered a necktie salesman. ìCan I interest you in a nice new tie?î the salesman asked. ìAre you crazy?î the man gasped. ìIím dying of thirst and you want to sell me a necktie?î
The salesman shrugged his shoulders and moved on. The dying man resumed his crawling. Finally, he came upon an unbelievable sight. There before his eyes, in the middle of the otherwise barren desert was a posh cocktail lounge, with neon lights blazing and a parking lot filled with cars.
The desperate man crawled to the front door, his voice growing weaker and weaker. He muttered to the doorman, ìPlease help me. I must have something to drink.î To which the doorman replied,…