“As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron ax head fell into the water. ‘O my Lord,’ he cried out, ‘it was borrowed!’ The man of God asked, ‘Where did it fall?’ When he showed him the place, Elisha cut a stick and threw it there, and made the iron float. ‘Lift it out’, he said. Then the man reached out his hand and took it.” II Kings 6:5-7
Everyone needs a friend who has a truck. Inevitably, something needs to be hauled that neither car nor minivan can handle. I borrowed my friend’s truck recently, and it saved the day without question. We hauled and hauled without a single hiccup. I was thankful to return the truck and keys without any dramatic story to tell. I would have felt terrible if anything would have happened to that truck, not to mention responsible to fix it.
This story appears in the print edition of Times-Post. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here.
All content copyright ©2014 Pendleton Times-Post, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
Times-Post • 126 W. State St. • Pendleton, IN 46064 • (765) 778-2324