A Voice From the Back Pew

Joke ID#10822
Funny (2.9)
Rating (1.37)
Submitted Byphynyxs
Corrected By violasrule
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There was a preacher whose wife was expecting a baby so he went before the congregation and asked for a raise. After much discussion, they passed a rule that whenever the preacher's family expanded, so would his paycheck.

After 6 children, this started to get expensive and the Congregation decided to hold another meeting to discuss the preacher's salary. There was much yelling and bickering about how much the preacher's additional children were costing the church. Finally, the Preacher got up and spoke to the crowd, "Children are a gift from God," he said. Silence fell on the congregation.

In the back pew, a little old lady stood up and in her frail voice said, "Rain is also a gift from God, but when we get too much of it, we wear rubbers." And the congregation said, "Amen."

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Posted by schatzy228 Mar 20, 2006

Good one!

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Posted by mellew Jun 17, 2006

That was funny!

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Posted by BBKatsu Jan 26, 2008

I kinda don't get it.

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Posted by Fathead Mar 02, 2012

The rubbers for rain are galoshes. For children, they are...something else.

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