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A rich man was trying to find his daughter a birthday gift when he saw a poor man with a beautiful white horse. He told the man that he would give him $500 for the horse. The poor man replied, “I don’t know mister, it don’t look so good,” and walked away.

The next day the rich man came back and offered the poor man $1000 for the horse. The poor man said, “I don’t know mister, it don’t look so good.”

On the third day the rich man offered the poor man $2000 for the horse, and said he wouldn’t take no for an answer. The poor man agreed, and the rich man took the horse home.

The rich man’s daughter loved her present. She climbed onto the horse, then galloped right into a tree.

The rich man rushed back over to the poor man’s house, demanding an explanation for the horse’s blindness. The poor man replied, “I told you it don’t look so good.”

Optional Application
Often times as Christians we also don’t look so Good. We have trouble seeing God in the events of our lives. We often look at things through a worldly personal perspective, through eyes of flesh rather that trying to see things as God sees them. When we fail to see things through God’s eyes the results can often be worse than running into a tree, yet we still insist.

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