THE DEVIL’S BEATITUDES
If the Devil were to write his Beatitudes, they would probably go something
Blessed are those who are too tired, too busy, too distracted to spend an
hour once a week with their fellow Christians in Church – they are my best
Blessed are those Christians who wait to be asked and expect to be thanked –
I can use them.
Blessed are the touchy, with a bit of luck they may stop going to church –
they are my missionaries.
Blessed are those who are very religious but get on everyone’s nerves – they
are mine forever.
Blessed are the troublemakers ~ they shall be called my children.
Blessed are those who have no time to pray – they are easy prey for me.
Blessed are the gossipers – for they are my secret agents.
Blessed are those critical of church leadership – for they shall inherit a
place with me in my fate.
Blessed are the complainers – I’m all ears for them.
Blessed are you when you read this and think it is about other people and
not yourself – I’ve got you.
— Author Unknown