Lord, forgive me for what I am about to do
A rabbi, a minister, and a priest were playing poker when the police
raided the game. Turning to the priest, the lead police officer
said, "Father Murphy, were you gambling?"
Turning his eyes to heaven, the priest whispered, "Lord, forgive me
for what I am about to do." To the police officer, he then said,
"No, officer; I was not gambling."
The officer then asked the minister, "Pastor Johnson, were you
Again, after an appeal to heaven, the minister replied, "No,
officer; I was not gambling."
Turning to the rabbi, the officer again asked, "Rabbi Goldstein,
were you gambling?"
Shrugging his shoulders, the rabbi replied, "With whom?"