While we have a direct access to our Heavenly Father, imagine
if He had one of those computer-answering devices. It might be
something like this:
As we begin to pray we hear...
Thank you for calling your Heavenly Father’s house. Your call
may be monitored for quality assurance. Please select one of
the following options:
Press 1 for prayer requests
Press 2 for prayers of thanksgiving
Press 3 for prayers containing complaints
Press 4 for all other prayers
I’m sorry; all of our angels are busy helping other sinners
However, your prayers are important to us and will be answered
in the order received, so please stay on the line.
If you would like to leave a voice mail message for:
God (The Father) Press 1 now
Jesus Christ Press 2 now
The Holy Spirit Press 3 now
If you would like to hear the King David Singers sing a Psalm
while you are holding, please press 4 now.
To find out if a loved one has been assigned to Heaven, please
enter his or her Social Security number (without dashes), then
press the pound key. If you get a negative response try again
using area code 666. For reservations please dial 5646-316
(John 3-16). For nagging questions about dinosaurs, the real
age of the earth, where Noah’s Ark is, and any other questions,
please wait until you arrive here.
Our computers indicate that you have already prayed once today.
Please hang up and try again tomorrow. This office is closed
on weekends, and any State or Federal holiday. Please pray
again between 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday (except
holidays). If you need emergency assistance when this office
is closed contact your local pastor.
THANK GOD WE HAVE UNLIMITED ACCESS AT ALL HOURS
TO OUR HEAVENLY FATHER!
SOURCE: Dennis White
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It was typical for our Lord Jesus to use illustrations in his presentation of the truth. His close disciple Peter followed His very effective teaching method. In his First Epistle, Peter uses many beautiful pictures of believers in Christ. Today we shall