There came a big flood, and the water around Bhola's house was rising
Bhola was standing on the porch, watching water rising all around him, when a
man in a boat came along and called to Bhola, "Get in the boat and I'll get
you out of here. Bhola replied, "No thanks, God will save me."
Bhola went into the house, and the water was starting to pour in. So, he went
up to the second floor.
As he looked out, another man in a boat came along, and he called to Bhola,
"Get in the boat and I'll get you out of here."
Again, Bhola replied, "No thanks. God will save me."
The water kept rising. So, Bhola got out onto the roof.
A helicopter flew over, and the pilot called down to Bhola, "I'll drop
you a rope,grab onto it, and I'll get you out of here."
Again Bhola replied, "No thanks. God will save me."
The water rose and rose, and soon nearly covered the whole house. Bhola fell
in, and drowned.
When he arrived in Heaven, he saw God, and asked Him, "Why didn't you
save me from that terrible flood? Did I not show you my faith?"
With a loving but irritated tone God replied, "What more would you have
me do? I sent people in two boats and a helicopter?"