A preacher was walking down a country lane when he sees a young farmer struggling to load hay back onto a cart after it had fallen off.

“You look hot, my son,” said the pastor. “Why don’t you rest a moment, and I’ll give you a hand.”

“No thanks,” said the young man. “My father wouldn’t approve.”

“Don’t be silly,” the minister said. “Everyone is entitled to a break. Come and have a drink of water.”

Again the young man protested that his father would be upset.

Losing his patience just a little, the clergyman said, “Your father must be a real slave driver. Tell me where I can find him and I’ll give him a piece of my mind!”

“Well,” replied the young farmer, “you can tell him whatever you like just as soon as I get this hay off him.” (Mikey’s Funnies)


View more sermon illustrations for inspiration for your next message.

Share This On: