Monday, 5 January 2009

laughter


here's a good joke (from groove books jokes and quotes of the month)

Augustine, Calvin and Barth find themselves waiting outside the throne room on the Day of Judgement. Augustine goes in first, and after half an hour comes out and says to the others: 'It was wonderful! I had all the mysteries of sin, grace and salvation explained to me!'

Next, Calvin goes in, comes out an hour later and says to the others: 'It was wonderful! I had all the mysteries of election, predestination and divine sovereignty explained to me!'

Finally, Barth goes in. After two hours, God comes out and says to the others: 'I've still got no idea what he is talking about!'

9 comments:

Alex Tang said...

LOL good one :)

Sze Zeng said...

HAHAHA! Oh my...poor god.

anthony said...

if God can be stumped, gotta to be barth. anyway, i never like to read him during seminary days. too chim.

Sze Zeng said...

Too chim? That means more caffeine and sleepless nights for me if i ever given the chance to read him.

Of course, will read with the preparation to come out from it without understanding a thing he wrote.

But even that, I need to thank God I'm not a buddhist. Consider the volumes of tripitaka!

Perng Shyang said...

Oh yeah, poor God and poor seminarians!

Paul said...

I wonder what God would say to some of the things "theologians" write and expound on ...

I wonder what He is saying about my last sermon! ...*scary* ...

anthony said...

dear paul,

probably the same for barth: 'I don't understand what he is saying!'

pearlie said...

Haha ... this is precious. Now I won't bother with Barth then, if God cannot understand him ...

anthony said...

and risk bumping into barth in heaven and being asked by him, 'btw, did you read my church dogmatics?'...