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Note: This is one of many examples of religious humor that I have collected over the years. Where I have information about the original source, I have included it. Unfortunately, for most of these jokes and stories I do not have reliable authorship information. Like many jokes and urban legends, such information is difficult to trace.

The Good Deed

A man arrives at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter looks through his book and says, "Well, I see here that you weren't especially bad, but you weren't especially good either. If you can tell me one really good deed you've performed, I'll let you in."

The man replied, "Yeah. There was this one time when I was driving down the highway when I saw this big group of bikers, about thirty of 'em, harassing this young woman. Well, I couldn't sit idly by. I grabbed a tire iron out of my trunk, walked right up to the leader of the gang, bonked him on the head with the tire iron, then yelled at the rest of the bikers, 'Listen here you bullies! You leave this poor defenseless woman alone! Get the heck outta here before I teach you all a lesson!'"

"Wow!" St. Peter says, clearly impressed. "When did this happen?"

"Oh, about five minutes ago."


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