Who Is the Real Fool?


Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. 1 Corinthians 3:18


One day, a great preacher of yesteryear, Harry Ironside, was traveling with friends on a ferry. They were having a glorious time, singing praises to the Lord when someone interrupted them, saying critically, “Who are you people? What are you doing?”

Dr. Ironside replied, “We’re just some Christians having a good time, praising the Lord.” The heckler replied, “You’re a bunch of fools!” Ironside said, “You’re right! We’re fools for Christ’s sake.”


The way of the Christian is sometimes foolishness in the eyes of the world. When was the last time you made a fool of yourself for Christ’s sake?