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Those seedy comebacks

Discussion in 'Evangelism, Missions & Witnessing' started by Benjamin, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. Benjamin

    Benjamin Well-Known Member
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    Always looking for the opportunity to witnessing to strangers I find myself commonly jumping at the opportunity to quickly drop a seed in casual talk.

    Today: Old man walks up in the Home Depot parking lot and says, “That’s one “heck” on a truck you got there! I reply, “Thank you” and he says, “They sure have made changes… I bet you can take that thing anywhere can’t you!” I reply, “Well…I can’t take it to Heaven.” He chuckles.

    Anyone have any good comebacks they like to use or have used?
     
  2. John of Japan

    John of Japan Well-Known Member
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    In business dealings, it is usually enough to just say that I'm a missionary. That's rare enough in either Japan or the homeland to open up the conversation! ;)
     
  3. LeBuick

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    You are also Baptist, do they ever call you John the Baptist? :laugh: :laugh:
     
  4. John of Japan

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    I had a friend when I was younger who always called me "John the Baptist Preacher Man!" Of course I've been called worse, too. :laugh:

    Course, here in Japan they generally don't know what a Baptist is. In Japanese it is pronounce Baputesuto. And tesuto is a loan word from English for "test." So one day out on evangelism I was asked by a young boy with a worried look, "What kind of a test is a Bapu??" :laugh:
     
  5. Brother Bob

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    let alone the name of "john"......:) You get hit all the way around. So do I with name of "Bob".
     
  6. John of Japan

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    :laugh:
    Well, we're better off than the Japanese kid whose parents tried to name him Akuma ("Devil")! Fortunately the city government didn't allow it. :D
     
  7. Brother Bob

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    There have been a few time I may have "renamed" mine that...........:)
     
  8. LeBuick

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    I bet you haven't noticed I've been spelling your name backwards... :laugh: :wavey:
     
  9. Brother Bob

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    Yea, but I let you by more that some.........:)
     
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    Whenever someone asks for my DOB, age, horoscope sign, etc., I give them 2 birthdates. They then ask how I can have 2 birthdates, & I quote Jn. 3:3.
     
  11. LeBuick

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    Now that's great! :thumbs: :thumbs:
     
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