the pit

the pit

 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, down there.”

A CHRISTIAN SCIENTIST came along: “You only think you are in a pit.”

A PHARISEE said “Only bad people fall into a pit.”

A MATHEMATICIAN calculated how he fell into the pit.

A NEWS REPORTER wanted an exclusive story on his pit.

A FUNDAMENTALIST said, “you DESERVE your pit.”

CONFUCIUS SAID, ” if you would have listened to me, you would not be in that pit.”

BUDDHA said “Your pit is only a state of mind.”

A REALIST said; “That’s a pit.”

A SCIENTIST calulated the pressure necessary (lbs./per sq inch) to get him out of the pit.

A GEOLOGIST told him to appreciate the rock strata in the pit. . . .

An EVOLUTIONIST said: “You are a rejected mutant destined to be removed from the

evolutionary cycle.” In other words he is going to DIE in the pit, so that he can not produce any

“pitfalling” offspring.

The COUNTY INSPECTOR asked if he had a permit to dig a pit.

A PROFESSOR gave him a lecture on: “The Elementary Principles of the pit.”

An EVASIVE PERSON came along and avoided the subject of his pit altogether.

A SELF-PITYING person said: “You haven’t seen anything til you have seen MY PIT.”

A CHARISMATIC said: “Just confess that you are not in a pit.”

An OPTIMIST said: “Things could be worse.”

A PESSIMIST said: “Things will get worse!!”

JESUS seeing the man, took him by the hand, and LIFTED HIM OUT of the pit.



“I waited patiently for the LORD: He turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; He set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.” Psalm 40: 1-2


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“Who is this one? Look at her now. She arises from her Desert of Difficulty Clinging to her Beloved.”  Songs 8:5

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