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a country funeral

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by ashtray, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. ashtray

    ashtray Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Staunton VA

    As a young minister, I was asked by a funeral director to hold a
    grave-side service for a homeless man with no family or friends.

    The funeral was to be held at a cemetery way back in the country, and
    this man would be the first to be laid to rest there.

    As I was not familiar with the backwoods area, I became lost; and being
    a typical man, did not stop for directions.

    I finally arrived an hour late. I saw the backhoe and the crew, who was
    eating lunch, but the hearse was nowhere in sight.

    I apologized to the workers for my tardiness, and stepped to the side of
    the open grave, where I saw the vault lid already in place.

    I assured the workers I would not hold them up for long, but this was
    the proper thing to do.

    The workers gathered around, still eating their lunch. I poured out my
    heart and soul.

    As I preached the workers began to say "Amen," "Praise the
    Lord," and "Glory"!

    I preached, and I preached, like I'd never preached before: from Genesis
    all the way to Revelation.

    I closed the lengthy service with a prayer and walked to my car.

    As I was opening the door and taking off my coat, I overheard one of the
    workers saying to another,

    "I ain't never seen anything like that before, and I've been
    putting in septic tanks for twenty years,"
    Isaiah 26:10 Though grace is shown to the wicked, they do not learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they go on doing evil and regard not the majesty of the Lord.
  2. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    giggle giggle.
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    [​IMG] thats awesome
  5. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

    Oct 10, 2007
    Too funny [​IMG]
  6. happyhen

    happyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    Northeastern Ohio
    Chuckle. [​IMG] Thanks.
  7. Picklestix7866

    Picklestix7866 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2009
    Thawing Minnesota
    LMAO. Hehe. [​IMG]

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