Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Quote of the Day:   Who knew?  ~ Me

A King had a male servant who, in all circumstances, always said to him, "My king, do not be discouraged because everything God does is perfect, no mistakes."   One day, they went hunting and a wild animal attacked the king.  The servant managed to kill the animal but couldn't prevent his majesty from losing a finger.  Furious and without showing gratitude, the King said, "If God was good, I would not have been attacked and lost a finger."  The servant replied, "Despite all these things, I can only tell you that God is good, and everything He does is perfect, He is never wrong."  Outraged by the response, the king ordered the arrest of his servant.  Later, the king left for another hunt and was captured by savages who use human beings for sacrifice.  At the altar, the savages found out that the king had lost a finger, so he was released because he was considered not "complete" to be offered to the gods.  On his return to the palace, he authorized the release of his servant and said, "My friend, God was really good to me.  I was almost killed but for lack of a single finger I was let go.  But I have a question; if God is so good, why did He allow me to put you in jail?"  The servant replied, "My king, if I had gone with you, I would have been sacrificed because I have no missing finger. Everything God does is perfect, He is never wrong."  Often we complain about life, and the negative things that happen to us, forgetting that nothing is random, and that everything has a purpose. God knows why he chose you to receive this message today.  
   The nurse who helped nurse my son, John, back to health, sent him this message today, so I had to send it on to you. 

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