The Blessings of Wisdom, and the Curse of Wickedness by Marvin D. Patterson

The Blessings of Wisdom, and the Curse of Wickedness
Marvin Patterson
Proverbs 11:1-31

The Ferrari and The Moped

A ''cool'' young man goes out and buys the best car available: a 2000 Ferrari GTO. It is also the most expensive car in the world, and it costs him $500,000. He takes it out for a spin and stops at a red light.

An old man on a moped (both looking about 90 years old) pulls up next to him. The old man looks over at the sleek, shiny car and asks, ''What kind of car you got there, sonny?''

The young man replies, ''A 2000 Ferrari GTO. It cost half a million dollars!''.
''That's a lot of money,'' says the old man. ''Why does it cost so much?''.
''Because this car can do up to 320 kilometers an hour!'' states the young man proudly.
The moped driver asks, ''Mind if I take a look inside?''.
''No problem,'' replies the owner.

So the old man pokes his head in the window and looks around. Then, sitting back on his moped, the old man says, ''That's a pretty nice car, all right!''.

Just then the light changes so the guy decides to show the old man just what his car can do. He floors it, and within 30 seconds the speedometer reads 320 kph. Suddenly, he notices a dot in his rearview mirror. It seems to be getting closer! He slows down to see what it could be and suddenly, whhhoooossshhh! Something whips by him, going much faster! ''What on earth could be going faster than my Ferrari?!'' the young man asks himself.

Then, ahead of him, he sees a dot coming toward him. Whoooooosh! It goes by again, heading the opposite direction! And it looked like the old man on the moped!

''Couldn't be,'' thinks the young man. ''How could a moped outrun a Ferrari?!'' But again, he sees a dot in his rear view mirror! Whooooosh! Ka-BbblaMMM! It plows into the back of his car, demolishing the rear end.

The young man jumps out and looks at the man and it IS the old man!!! He runs up to the mangled old man and says, ''Omigosh! Is there anything I c ...

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