Has God Messed Up Your Christmas Plans?
Luke 1: 26-34
I picked up a story the other day about a man who was working on his motorcycle on his patio. His wife was in the house working in the kitchen. As this guy was adjusting something on the engine of his motorcycle, it fell off the stands it was on, dragging him through the glass patio door and finally dumping him on the floor of the dining room. The wife, hearing the crash ran into the room and found her husband, lying on the floor, cut and bleeding from his entrance through the glass door. She ran to the phone and called 911 and summoned the paramedics. Because they lived on a fairly large hill, the wife went down the several flights of long steps to the street to direct the paramedics to her husband. After the ambulance arrived and transported the husband to the hospital, the wife up-righted the motorcycle and pushed it outside. Seeing that gas had spilled on the floor, the wife got some paper towels, blotted up the gasoline, and threw the paper towels into the toilet.
Well, the husband was treated at the hospital and was released to come home. After arriving home, he looked at the shattered patio door and the damage done to his motorcycle. He became so depressed and despondent he went into the bathroom, sat on the toilet and began to smoke a cigarette. After finishing his cigarette, he flipped it into the toilet bowl while still seated! The wife, who was back in the kitchen again, heard a loud explosion and her husband screaming. She ran into the bathroom, found her husband lying on the floor. His pants had been blown off and he was suffering from severe burns to his…strategic parts as well as the backs of his legs and groin. The wife ran again to the phone and called for the paramedics to come back.
The same ambulance crew responded and his wife met them on the street. The paramedics loaded the husband onto a stretcher and began carrying him down the long flights of stairs to the street ...
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