[Long] A man walked into a barn.
The good-natured farmer said, "I do, but it has a problem."
"What problem?" asked the man.
The farmer replied, "It's a Christian horse, sir. It only goes when you say 'Praise the Lord' and only stops once you say 'Amen.'"
The man said, "Okay, I'll take it."
So the farmer gave the man the reins to the horse.
"Giddy-up," said the man, but the horse did not move.
"Get going," he grumbled, but still the horse stood still.
The man kicked the horse with his spurs, but it refused to move.
Finally, the man remembered.
"Praise the Lord!" he said, and the horse began moving.
"Praise the Lord!" he said again, and the horse increased its speed.
"Praise the Lord!" he said for a third time, and the horse entered full gallop.
The horse galloped on and on, seemingly without needing to stop.
"This is a great horse," thought the man. "It doesn't need rest, nor food, nor water. It survives purely on faith."
The man was thinking how wonderful it was that his old horse had run away and he had gotten this new horse when he noticed a cliff off in the distance.
"Stop!" he shouted, yanking the reins.
The horse did not stop.
"Stop!" he shouted again, and pulled the reins even harder.
The horse didn't even slow its step.
Just as the man thought he was going to die, he remembered.
"Amen!" he shouted, and the horse skidded to a stop just in front of the cliff.
The man peered over the cliff, and, thinking how lucky he was to have escaped death, raised his hands to God.
"Praise the Lord!" he said. Read More