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Dragging Them Off

03 Aug

Saint Philip Healing the Cripple in Samaria Jacob Jordaens  (Flemish, Antwerp 1593–1678 Antwerp)Hey person, I’m still fuming from last week’s story.

I’m sad that Stephen was killed and I’m so mad at Saul because he let that happen.

Saul could have stopped it and he didn’t.

If I ever find him, I’m going to grab his clothes in my teeth and play tug-of-war with them.

You know how strong I am from when I play tug-of-war with you – except I don’t do it with your clothes.

I might get in trouble if I did that, huh?

Okay I’ll listen to the story, but if I get mad again I’m covering up my ears.

***

On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.

***

This is not good.

I think I’ll cover my ears now.

Okay, I’ll listen a little bit longer.

But if it’s bad I’m covering my ears.

***

Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him. But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison.

***

Okay, that’s it.

Saul and I have a date for a game of tug-of-war and I’m dragging him off.

And then I’m covering my ears.

***

Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went.

***

Hey wait a minute.

Isn’t that what Saul was trying to stop?

***

Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. When the crowd heard Philip and saw the miraculous signs he did, they all paid close attention to what he said.

***

Do you think Philip could do a miracle to get rid of Saul?

He won’t have to?

Why not?

Oh, I get it.

Someone else is going to take care of Saul.

Maybe even me.

Okay, I won’t cover my ears.

***

With shrieks, evil spirits came out of many,…

***

You make me leave my ears uncovered and then I hear shrieks.

Okay, I’m listening.

***

…and many paralytics and cripples were healed. So there was great joy in that city.

***

Hey, Saul was kind of the cause of the great joy coming to that city.

I bet that makes him mad.

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Posted by on August 3, 2014 in Bongo, Dogology, humor

 

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14 responses to “Dragging Them Off

  1. snoopys@snoopysdogblog

    August 4, 2014 at 7:36 am

    Hey Bongo

    Did you win the tug of war? :)

    I hope you’re having a fun day, glad your peeps are home! :)

    Your pal Snoopy :)

     
    • Bongo

      August 4, 2014 at 11:50 am

      Snoopy, I’ve been looking all over for Saul and I haven’t been able to find him – so no tug of war yet. But I’m sure glad both our peeps are home now.

       
  2. Talent Hounds

    August 4, 2014 at 8:37 am

    Happy Monday Funday Bongo!

     
    • Bongo

      August 4, 2014 at 11:50 am

      Thanks Talent Hounds.

       
  3. eripanwkevin

    August 4, 2014 at 8:46 am

    I wonder if Saul eventually gets what for…..

     
    • Bongo

      August 4, 2014 at 11:51 am

      Kevin, my person says he eventually does, but in a way that you’d never expect.

       
  4. FleaByte

    August 4, 2014 at 8:48 am

    Bongo, not to give away the story or anything, but it’s going to be okay. Really.

     
    • Bongo

      August 4, 2014 at 11:51 am

      FleaByte, that’s good to hear. I can’t wait till my person tells me more.

       
  5. Hawk aka BrownDog

    August 4, 2014 at 10:29 am

    Hi Y’all!

    You can’t get so upset, Bongo buddy.

    Y’all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

     
    • Bongo

      August 4, 2014 at 11:53 am

      Hawk, my person keeps telling me that God will straighten things out, but I still think He needs my help.

       
  6. colliesofthemeadow

    August 5, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Don’t cover your ear Bongo! Dad told us this story and you are going to love how it turns out! -the Collies

     
    • Bongo

      August 5, 2014 at 4:09 pm

      Ooh Collies, I can’t wait. I’m all ears now.

       
  7. marina kanavaki

    August 8, 2014 at 4:53 am

    Ah, Bongo, you have to wait for the next part of the story… :-)

     
    • Bongo

      August 8, 2014 at 2:34 pm

      Marina, it’s really hard but I’m trying to wait.

       

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