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June 28, 2007

Touching Story – Barber Shop

Filed under: messages, stories — Tamil Christian @ 10:57 am

I just received a wonderful God’s message from an Orkut community Verse a day, This story is almost in all the faithful blogs and forums quite a while, I would also to share the same with you guys. If you have such a stories send it to us. If God tells us to share with others we’ll do it so…

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 barber shop 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.”

God loves you [:)]

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8 Comments »

  1. Wonderful , thought provoking story!

    Comment by Ammu — September 28, 2007 @ 10:45 pm

  2. Really great blog .. and nice story indeed.. pls do visit http://storiesthattouch.blogspot.com/ to find a collection of heart touching stories and poems.

    Comment by Thompson David Cherian — December 6, 2007 @ 4:08 am

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    Pingback by A Collection of Touching Stories, Poems and Articles « A Tamil Christian’s Blog — December 6, 2007 @ 5:36 am

  4. really superb!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    this story really tocuch my heart !!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by sam — March 17, 2009 @ 9:43 am

  5. Hi..
    Nice story…
    I am doing my study project on Barber shop. I’l include this story too in my report!

    Comment by Rameeth — September 7, 2009 @ 6:57 am

  6. superb story!!!!!!!!!!
    do u have such a story like dis pls froward to me…………….

    Comment by keerty — November 27, 2009 @ 7:09 pm

  7. pls send only christianclown story because i don’t known well in english. but i want your stories. i love to doing childrens and youth ministries. thank you

    Comment by Manasseh — October 9, 2010 @ 2:03 pm

  8. Its a logical truth for a unbelieved peopels

    Comment by iniyavan — December 11, 2010 @ 2:41 pm


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