A man fell into a pit and couldn’t get himself out:
A Pharisee said, “Only bad people fall into pits.”
A Calvinist said, “If you had been saved, you never would have fallen into that pit.”
A charismatic said, “Just confess that you’re not in that pit.”
A geologist told him to appreciate the rock strata in his pit.
The county inspector asked if he had a permit to dig the pit.
A self-pitying person said, “You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen my pit.”
An optimist said, “Things could be worse.”
A pessimist, said, “Things will get worse.”
A realist came along and said, “Now that’s a pit!”
An evasive person came along and avoided the subject all together.
Jesus seeing the man reached down, took him by the hand and lifted him out of the pit.
Ps 40:2 (GNT): “He pulled me out of a dangerous pit, out of the deadly quicksand. He set me safely on a rock and made me secure.”