This Fella is looking to buy a saw to cut down some trees in his back yard. He goes to a chain saw shop and asks about various chain saws. The dealer tells him, “look, I have a lot of models, but why don’t you save yourself a lot of time and aggravation and get to the top-of-the-line model. This chain saw will cut a hundred cords of wood for you in one day.”
So the man takes the chain saw home and begins working on the trees. After cutting for several hours and only cutting two cords, he decides to quit. He thinks there is something wrong with the chain saw. “How can I cut for hours and only cut two cords?” the man asks himself. “I will begin first thing in the morning and cut all day.” the man tells himself. He got up at 4am and did just that and still only 3 cords of wood were cut.
The man is convinced this is a bad saw. ” I will take this saw back to the dealer,” the man says to himself. The man brings the saw back to the dealer and explains the problem. The dealer, baffled by the man’s claim, removes the chain saw from the case. The dealers says, “HMMM, it looks fine.”
Then the dealer starts the chain saw, to which the man responds, “what’s that noise?”
ISN”T that just like us with Jesus. We don’t really listen for his noise, we just pound away at things with our own strength. Not really seeking the power of Christ. Let’s cut our saws on today guys and get after it…..