Faith In God

Once there was a flood in which a faithful man was trapped in his house. He went to the second storey where he looked out the window and saw a canoe approach. “Get in, get in,” the canoeists said. “We’ll save you.” 

But the man waved them away, saying, “I put my faith in the Lord. He will not let me come to harm.” The canoe paddled away.prayer1

The flood waters rose and the man had to flee to the third floor. He looked out the window and saw a motorboat approach. “We’ve come to rescue you,” the boaters said. 

But the man waved them away, saying, “I put my faith in the Lord. He will not let me come to harm.” The boaters left and the flood waters rose faster.

The man climbed onto the roof of his house when along came a helicopter that lowered a ladder. 

But the man waved them away yelling, “My faith is in the Lord. He will not let me come to harm.” The waters rose and the man drowned. 

In heaven he demanded an audience with the Lord. Standing before the Lord he asked, “Why did you let me die? My faith was strong and yet you let me die.”

“I don’t understand it,” said the Lord. “I sent you two boats and a helicopter