A man fell in a pit, and he couldn’t get himself out.
A subjective person came along and said, “I feel for you down there.”
An objective person came along and said, “It’s logical that someone would fall in that pit.”
A Christian scientist came along and said, “You only think you’re in the pit.”
A Pharisee came along and said, “Only bad people fall in the pit.”
A news reporter came along and wanted an exclusive story on how he fell in the pit.
A fundamentalist said, “You deserve your pit.”
A Calvinist said, “If you had been saved you wouldn’t have fallen in the pit.”
A Wesleyan said, “You were saved and you still fell in the pit.”
A Charismatic said, “Just confess that you’re not in the pit.”
A realist came along and said, “Wow, that’s a pit!”
An IRS agent asked if he was paying taxes on the pit.
A county inspector asked if he had a special permit to dig the pit.
An evasive person came along and avoided the subject of the pit all together.
A self-pitying person said, “You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen my pit.”
An optimist said, “Things could be worse.”
A pessimist said, “Things will get worse.”
And Jesus, seeing the man in the pit, took out His hand and He lifted him out of the pit.