Newlywed couple wanted to join a church, but things get hard when pastor mentioned requirements

Apr 13, 2018
06:35 A.M.
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This couple were told that they would have to meet certain conditions to be allowed to join in.


A young newlywed couple wanted to join their local church community.

Before they would be allowed to do so, the pastor told them they would have to some things first. 

"We have special requirements for new parishioners. You must abstain from having sex for two weeks," he explained.

The couple agreed to these conditions and came back at the end of the designated two weeks.

When they did, the pastor asked them, "Well, were you able to get through the two weeks without being intimate?" 


"Pastor, I'm afraid we were not able to go without sex for the two weeks," the young man replied shamefully.

"What happened?" inquired the pastor of the couple. 

"My wife was reaching for a can of corn on the top shelf and dropped it. When she bent over to pick it up, I was over come with lust and took advantage of her right there," he explained.

"You understand, of course, that this means you will not be welcome in our church," stated the pastor matter-of-factly.

"That's okay," said the young man, "We're not welcome at the grocery store anymore either."