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A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation.

They talked about so many things and various subjects.

When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said: 'I don't believe that God exists.'

'Why do you say that?' asked the customer.

'Well, you just have to go out in the street to realize that God doesn't exist. Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many sick people? Would there be abandoned children?

If God existed, there would be neither suffering nor pain.

I can't imagine a loving God who would allow all of these things.'

The customer thought for a moment, but didn't respond because he didn't want to start an argument.

The barber finished his job and the customer left the shop.

Just after he left the barbershop, he saw a man in the street with long, stringy, dirty hair and an untrimmed beard. He looked dirty and unkempt. The customer turned back and entered the barbershop again and he said to the barber:

'You know what? Barbers do not exist.'

'How can you say that?' asked the surprised barber. 'I am here, and I am a barber. And I just worked on you!'

'No!' the customer exclaimed. 'Barbers don't exist because if they did, there would be no people with dirty long hair and untrimmed beards, like that man outside.'

'Ah, but barbers DO exist! That's what happens when people do not come to me.'

'Exactly!' affirmed the customer. 'That's the point! God, too, DOES exist! That's what happens when people do not go to Him and don't look to Him for help. That's why there's so much pain and suffering in the world.'

Copied from the Christians (christians.deviantart.com/blog…) group blog entry.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30

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rimete Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2010   General Artist
Great idea Crystal, I often thought what would happen by dividing my gallery (not including stock file gallery)....

But this great since it's devotional...and love the journal entry. Strange in one sense since about a year ago, I was outside with a friend. He doesn't have belief in God and a preacher came walking by.

Well he dismissed him politely but them talking about how God doesn't exist and then going into science. To make a long story short...in the end I had a question for him and it was "If you don't believe in God but place your faith in science, why is that scientists question their own theories daily?" - Not my exact words but close enough.

He did not answer.

~peace~faith~for the love of Jesus~my savior

Ray
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CrystalAnnePhotos Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011   Photographer
Excellent point. It'll be interesting to see if he eventually comes to know the Lord or not. Let's hope he does. :)
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zekesgraphics Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
YW / Beautiful & inspiring work !
... Welcome to dA !
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CrystalAnnePhotos Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010   Photographer
Thank you!
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Eco-Cate Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey there, Welcome to deviantart!
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Doeray-G Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
welcome to the da family! Thanks for the page visit!
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SS-OschaWolf Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Professional Photographer
Hi!! Welcome to deviantArt! :)
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