Who Has The Greatest Job In The World?
I have, in my opinion, the world's perfect job. Just look at the
evidence. I love people and I love God. I love talking to people
about God and I love talking to God about people.
Therefore, if you put these two together, I am doing what I love
doing: the greatest job in the world.
I must confess, however, this was not always the case. When I
wore a younger man's suit, I had different ideas about what
would be the greatest job in the world for me.
Nowhere on that short list did being a pastor appear. God,
sometimes, displays a marvelous sense of humor in selecting
people for his service. I am the supreme example.
The apostle Paul writes, "But God hath chosen the foolish things
of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak
things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;" (1
Corinthians 1:27 KJV.)
As a young person, I thought only one job would be the greatest
job in the world. In my mind, I aspired to this fabulous career
often fantasizing about how great it would be to spend all my
time in this job.
The greatest job in the world to me at that time was being a
Snow Cone Man. Nothing compared, in my estimation, to the Snow
I was not alone in my aspirations. Most of my pals at the time
harbored similar vocational goals. No person in our lives at the
time was as exciting as the Snow Cone Man.
The SCM came down our street three times a week, without fail,
much to our delight. This, of course, was during our summer
vacation when we were out of school and had plenty of time on
Perhaps, in our small town, with nothing to really interest or
excite us, the Snow Cone Man was the one thing we had to look
forward to. Regardless, we believed he had the greatest job in
For one, he rode the coolest motorcycle vehicle I have ever seen