Sunday and my sermon,
Laptop died, crashed, unrecoverable. I have just had to reformat this whole thing.
Problem was at 8am on Sunday morning, when you have not printed your sermon off, that is not the time you want to find that out!!
First time in 15 + years of preaching (old fart I am) that I have had to go from just some sketchy notes, and not a full manuscript. Tommorow you can listen and hear how it went!!
reminds me of this old Joke
Jesus and Satan have a discussion as to who is the better programmer. This goes on for a few hours until they come to an agreement to hold a contest, with God as the judge.
They sit themselves at their computers and begin. They type furiously, lines of code streaming up the screen, for several hours straight. Seconds before the end of the competition, a bolt of lightning strikes, taking out the electricity. Moments later, the power is restored, and God announces that the contest is over.
He asks Satan to show what he has come up with. Satan is visibly upset, and cries, “I have nothing. I lost it all when the power went out.”
“Very well, then,” says God, “let us see if Jesus fared any better.”
Jesus enters a command, and the screen comes to life in vivid display, the voices of an angelic choir pour forth from the speakers. Satan is astonished.
He stutters, “B-b-but how? I lost everything, yet Jesus’ program is intact. How did he do it?”
God smiled all-knowingly, “Jesus saves.”