When is the Resurrection?
A very zealous soul-winning young preacher recently came
upon a farmer working in his field. Being concerned about the
farmer's soul the preacher asked the man, "Are you laboring
vineyard of the Lord my good man?"
Not even looking at the preacher and continuing his work the
farmer replied, "Naw, these are soybeans."
"You don't understand," said the preacher. "Are you a
With the same amount of interest as his previous answer the
farmer said, "Nope my name is Jones. You must be lookin for
Jim Christian. He lives a mile south of here."
The young determined preacher tried again asking the farmer,
"Are you lost?"
"Naw! I've lived here all my life," answered the farmer.
"Are you prepared for the resurrection?" the frustrated
This caught the farmer's attention and he asked, "When's it
Thinking he had accomplished something the young preacher
replied, "It could be today, tomorrow, or the next day."
Taking a handkerchief from his back pocket and wiping his
brow, the farmer remarked, "Well, don't mention it to my
wife. She don't get out much and she'll wanna go all three