The Teenager And His Dad

A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the car.

His father said he’d make a deal : ‘You bring your grades up from a C to a B average, study your Bible a little, and get your hair cut. Then we’ll talk about the car.’

The boy thought about that for a moment, decided he’d settle for the offer, and they agreed on it.

After about six weeks his father said, ‘Son, you’ve brought your grades up and I’ve observed that you have been studying your Bible, but I’m disappointed you haven’t had your hair cut.

The boy said, ‘You know, Dad, I’ve been thinking about that, and I’ve noticed in my studies of the Bible that Samson had long hair, John the Baptist had long hair, Moses had long hair…and there’s even strong evidence that Jesus had long hair.’

His father replied, ‘And……………did you also notice they all walked everywhere they went?

🙂 Happy Sunday 🙂

16 Responses to “The Teenager And His Dad”

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  1. Dave D says:

    That is a good one! I will have to remember it.

  2. megaman@savetheworld says:

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    Will God provide me with a new car if I cut my hair?

  3. Mike Golch says:

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    I am so swiping this one.I will give you a Tip of the Hat and a link back.

  4. benwaynet says:

    Good one.
    My kids are still very young, but I”ll have to keep this in my head for when the dreaded day comes.

  5. elvie says:

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    this one’s good… great way to motivate kids, not only with car but with everything they ask for since nothing in this world is free, right?