No Problems!

 By Pete Smithies & Andy Lund


For Andy, becoming a Christian means the end of all his problems.







Andy: Great, that's it then!

Pete: Yeah

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: 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?

Andy: Yeah

Pete: Wait a minute, where were we. Your swimming lessons or you going on a boating holiday?

Andy: 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?

Pete: Yeah?

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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