The Atheist and the Shark
There was an atheist swimming in the ocean. All of a sudden, he saw a huge shark in the water, so he started swimming for his boat. As he looked back, he saw the shark turn and head towards him. His boat was still a ways off so he started swimming like crazy. He was scared to death, and turned to see the jaws of this great white beast open revealing its horrible teeth.
The atheist screamed "Oh my God, save me!"
In an instant, time froze and a bright light shone down from above.
The man suddenly heard a voice say, "You are an atheist. Why do you call upon me when you do not believe in me?"
Aghast with confusion, and knowing it was true and he couldn't lie, the man replied, "Well, that's true, I don't believe in you, but what about the shark? Can you make the shark believe in you?"
The voice replied, "As you wish," and as the light retracted back into the heavens, the man could feel the water begin to move once again. As he looked back he could see the jaws of the shark start to close down on him when all of a sudden, the shark stops and pulls back.
Shocked, the man watched as the huge beast closed his eyes and bowed his head, and said:
"Thank you Lord for this food for which I am about to receive..."