An extremely nervous patient came to his dentist for root canal surgery. He was brought into the examining room and made comfortable in the reclining dental chair. The dentist then injected a numbing agent around the patient's tooth, and left the room for a few minutes while the medication took hold. When the dentist returned, the patient was standing next to a tray of dental equipment.
"What are you doing by the surgical instruments?" asked the surprised dentist.
Focused on his task, the patient replied, "I'm taking out the ones I don't like."
When it comes to the teachings in the Bible, there are people who like to pick and choose the parts they can keep and the parts they can throw away.
(From a sermon by Jeff Strite: Heaven and Hell - For Real, 10/3/2011)
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