The minister said that some
people come to church with a pitchfork, and others come with a rake.
The first group use their pitchforks to toss the message they hear
over to all those other people, who need it more than they do. "That's
a great message for Andrew," they say to themselves. "I'm glad he's
here today. It's a good thing Maryanne's here when he's warning us
But the second group eagerly rake it all in, and say to themselves "I
need this message about God's forgiveness. I need to forgive others as
he has forgiven me. Don't we have a great God?"
Do you take a pitchfork or rake to church?