By Pete Smithies & Andy Lund
For Andy, becoming a Christian means the end of all his problems.
Andy: Great, that's it then!
Andy: Done it.
Pete: Sorted, mate! Not before time.
Andy: Piece of cake in the end, wasn't it.
Pete: Oh yes, slice of gateau. Bit of cherry pie.
Andy: Smidgin' of cheesecake.. 'elping of Eccles.
Pete: In fact a complete cupcake. What exactly are you talking about, me old cocker?
Andy: I did it! I finally gave in .... I had to admit I had reached the end of the road.
Pete: You went down as far as the last shop or something?
Andy: No, no I mean ....
Pete: Right down to the pub?
Andy: No ... no
Pete: The wife finally had enough of you?
Andy: No..no. I'm talking about, I'm talking about, I mean this becoming a Christian malarkey. It had me in the end. I saw it was the truth.
Pete: Right... now you come to mention it. I had heard tell... So you...
Andy: Took the plunge.
Pete: Went off the deep end
Andy: Head first
Pete: Finally launched off?
Pete: Wait a minute, where were we. Your swimming lessons or you going on a boating holiday?
Andy: No..no I'm talking about me becoming a Christian.
Pete: Right, so you're doing that then?
Andy: No .... no ... I have. That's what I'm saying
Pete: Right, so that's it. Nice for you. So you're there?
Andy: You bet! End of my problems, I'll tell you. Best decision...
Pete: You ever made. Apart from buying that second hand wood burning stove
from the Exchange and Mart.
Andy: Yes, best decision I ever made
Pete: Or giving up yo-yo's when you were 35?
Andy: Yeah. But best decision I ever made..
Pete: You reckon?
Andy: Course, it's the easy life for me now you know?
Andy: All down hill now I'm "saved"
Pete: Luvverly jubberley?
Andy: Mange too....
Pete: So you're a disciple, then?
Andy: One of the lads.
Pete: A follower of Jesus?
Andy: For better or worse.
Pete: But mostly better?
Andy: No question!
Pete: I've got one, though...
Andy: What's that then?
Pete: Why does the Bible say that you've got to take up your cross and follow Jesus?
© Pete Smithies & Andy Lund 1999
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