The pastor and music director in Old First Church did not get along at all. One week, the pastor preached on commitment and how we should dedicate ourselves to service. Right after the sermon, the music director led the choir in singing, “I Shall Not Be Moved.”
The next Sunday, the pastor preached on giving and how we should gladly give to the work of the Lord. The music director then led the song, “Jesus Paid It All.”
The next Sunday, the pastor preached on gossiping and how we should watch our tongues. The following hymn was “I Love To Tell The Story.”
The pastor became disgusted over the situation and the next Sunday he told the congregation he was considering resigning. The choir then sang “Oh, Why Not Tonight.”
When the preacher resigned the next week he told the church that Jesus had led him there, and Jesus was taking him away. The choir then sang, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.”
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