Fwd: Fw: The Golfing Preacher
Patsy S. L.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 9:52 PM
The Golfing Preacher
There was this preacher who was an avid golfer. Every chance
he could get, he could be found on the golf course swinging
away. It was an obsession.
One Sunday was a picture perfect day for golfing. The sun
was shining, no clouds in the sky, and the temperature was
just right. The preacher was in a quandary as to what to do
... play golf or give the Sunday service. Shortly, the urge
to play golf overcame him. He called an assistant, told him
he was sick and asked the assistant to take care of the
Sunday church service for him. He packed the car up and
drove three hours to a golf course where no one would
recognize him. Happily, he began to play the course.
An angel up above was watching the preacher and was quite
He went to God and said, "Look at the preacher. He should be
punished for what he is doing." God nodded in
The preacher teed up on the first hole. He swung at the ball
and hit a perfect drive, straight as an arrow, four-hundred
yards right to the green, where it gently rolled into the
cup (as they say in basketball, "nothing but net"). A
picture perfect hole-in-one. He was amazed and excited.
The angel was a little shocked. He turned to God and said,
"Begging Your pardon, but I thought you were going to punish
God smiled. "I did. Think about it -- who can he tell?"
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