Easy Quiz

Imagine you’re a flight attendant. The pilot informs you that due to an equipment malfunction, a crash landing is inevitable. (Or maybe he’s a kamikaze. Either way, the plane is going down.) Your orders are to ensure the survival of all the passengers by giving them the one thing that can save them.

Which course of action do you take?

  1. Speak to each passenger individually, informing them of their pending doom unless they accept the parachute you’re offering. Instruct them to put it on and keep it on, and demonstrate how and when to pull the ripcord.
  2. Try not to alarm anyone. When you offer them a parachute, tell them it will make their flight more comfortable and pleasant. Keep it cheerful.
  3. Calmly explain the situation, but assure them that if they’ve ever had a parachute, even if they aren’t wearing it now, they will not perish in the crash.

Well, that was easy, wasn’t it? Now what if we weren’t talking airplanes and parachutes? What if we were talking about salvation? Does it matter how we present the gospel to a lost and dying world?

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4 responses to “Easy Quiz

  1. Uh…number 1, right? Lord and Savior and make disciples and persevere to the end and all that Biblical truth?

    Cause, I’m thinkin’ that if people aren’t already living in #2, they’ll be least inconvenienced by #3. Of course, a thought for being “inconvenienced” probably is a first red flag that you’re headed to the left with the rest of the goats.

    Good to see you on the Bloglines, Brenda!

  2. Where have I heard this before? Sounds like the “way of the master”.
    Thanks, and my God bless you,
    Richard

  3. Yeah, what GB said. šŸ˜‰

    Nice to see you posting again, friend.

    Love and hugs,

    Diane

  4. Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation šŸ™‚ Anyway … nice blog to visit.

    cheers, Exaggeration!!

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