Saturday, May 16, 2009

"Differences Between Doctor and The Pastor"

The Doctor says, "Please disrobe" and you do it without question.
The Pastor preaches that you should dress modestly and he is getting too personal.

TheDoctor charges outrageous fees and you complain but you come back the next time you are sick.
The Pastor preaches that you should pay your tithes and you leave the church.

The Doctor checks how much you weigh and you allow him.
The Pastor asks how much you pray and it's none of his business.

The Doctor gives you a nasty tasting pill and you take it.
The Pastor feeds you the Word and you say no thank you.

The Doctor's office closes at a certain time.
The Pastor is to be available, awake and ready twenty-four hours a day.

The Doctor tells you how to change your lifestyle to lower your blood pressure.
The Pastor tells you how to change your lifestyle and it raises your blood pressure.

The Doctor tells you we need to run more tests, so you make an appointment.
The Pastor says we need more Prayer Meetings and Bible Studies and you are too busy.

The Doctor says, "There is nothing more we can do", and you search high and low for one who can help.
The Pastor says, "God can help you", and you give up and say "What's the use."

The Doctor says, "Try this and see if it works and if it doesn't we'll try something else", so you do.
The Pastor gives you the promises of God's Word and you don't like to "Walk by faith."

To the Doctor, you are just another customer.
To the Pastor, you are a part of the family. He loves you. He prays for you. He helps carry your burdens. He laughs with you and cries with you.

You are important to your Pastor.


Johnny said...

That would be funny if it wer not so true!

Jennifer said...

Thanks for posting this! I work in the medical feild so I'm going to share this with my co-workers. Since it is medically related they wont see it as a wittnessing tool, but I beleive it will make a good one!

Phyllis Blickensderfer said...

This is a great witnessing tool -- Jennifer has a great idea in sharing in. I've been in and out of doctor's offices and the next time I go, I'll leave a printout for reading material for others. These are funny, even though there is a serious eternal message. Good post!