Its hard not to look at this picture and not think of Jeff Foxworthy. Actually, some of his jokes are funny, unless you actually happen TO BE A REDNECK, of course. Then, its not quite so funny! How easy it is to make fun of those who we consider unsophisticated, uneducated or perhaps a little on the "simple" side; yet God has chosen them to be part of HIS GREAT PLAN TO REDEEM THE HUMAN RACE. Read the following passage and I think you will see what I mean:
Mat 26:67 Then they spit in his face and struck him. And some slapped him,
Mat 26:68 saying, "Prophesy to us, you Christ! Who is it that struck you?"
Mat 26:69 Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. And a servant girl came up to him and said, "You also were with Jesus the Galilean."
Mat 26:70 But he denied it before them all, saying, "I do not know what you mean."
Mat 26:71 And when he went out to the entrance, another servant girl saw him, and she said to the bystanders, "This man was with Jesus of Nazareth."
Mat 26:72 And again he denied it with an oath: "I do not know the man."
Mat 26:73 After a little while the bystanders came up and said to Peter, "Certainly you too are one of them, for your accent betrays you."
Mat 26:74 Then he began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, "I do not know the man." And immediately the rooster crowed.
Mat 26:75 And Peter remembered the saying of Jesus, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly
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Galileans were considered "rednecks". They were the backwater people of their day, yet God chose to use THEM. Take a "time out" and think about it; God can use anyone HE desires to accomplish HIS WILL. Don't let the duck tape of this world hold you back; do whatever you can to further the cause of Christ; just don't talk too loud, your accent might give you away!