MENDING PANTS

The wives of two preachers,
Had a friendship that was unending.
Were sitting together as they worked –
Their husband’s clothes they were mending.

One said to the other, “My poor John
Is so discouraged with preaching.
He’s about ready to give it up –
There are no souls that he’s reaching.”

“He said nothing is going right –
No new faces does he ever see.
I expect that soon he’ll really resign –
But this is between you and me.”

After waiting a moment the other said,
“It’s different with my Bill.
He seems so enthusiastic,
Just to watch him gives me a thrill.

He’s praying about the building program –
He wants some more pews put in.
He’ll have to move a wall to do it,
And make a class room where a junk room had been.

He’s looking for Bible Class teachers
To teach the classes that are growing.
Offerings are up, souls are being saved –
The members’ faces are glowing.

A hushed silence fell as they continued
Their work, making each stitch so neat.
One was patching trouser knees,
The other her husband’s pants seat.
[author unknown]

Think About It!

Have A Great Day!

Tom Moore

Park Heights church of Christ

P. O. Box 107

1300 East Boynton Street

Hamilton, Texas 76531

http://www.parkheightscoc.com

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“A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and sings it back to you when you have forgotten how it goes.”

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About from the Preachers PC

Gospel Preacher for the Park Heights church of Christ in Hamilton, TX. I stand for and defend the truth of God's word. All other degrees and diplomas mean very little in comparison.
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