Dr. Joe McGee sent the following story that might make you watch for the floor sweeper the next time you are in the hospital!
“In a hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, patients always died in the same bed on Sunday morning at about 11:00 AM. Regardless of their medical condition, death occurred at exactly the same time on Sunday morning.
The doctors were puzzled by this phenomenon and some even thought it had something to do with the super natural. No one could solve the mystery as to why the deaths occurred around 11:00 AM on Sunday. A worldwide team of experts was assembled to investigate the cause of the incidents.
The next Sunday morning, a few minutes before 11:00 AM, all of the doctors and nurses nervously waited outside the ward to see for themselves what the terrible phenomenon was all about. Some of them were holding wooden crosses, prayer books, and other holy objects to ward off the evil spirits. Just when the clock struck 11:00 AM, Pookie Johnson, the part-time Sunday sweeper, entered the ward and unplugged the life support system so he could use the vacuum cleaner. Problem Solved!”
When applied to the Christian or the Church, we need to realize that failure is almost always linked to the fact that we have unplugged ourselves from the power source—the Holy Spirit!
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