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AUCTION  5'4m?f Bidding for eternal rewards with good deeds

(Theme song, applause)

JOHN --- Live from the streets paved with gold, it's time for 
another edition of CAN YOU BEAT THAT? with your host, the 
apostle Peter! And now, here's PETER!

(fade out theme song, applause up full)

PETER -- Thank you, thank you, thank you very much.

(applause fades)

Hi, and welcome to CAN YOU BEAT THAT? the game show where you 
can bid for your eternal rewards with your good deeds. Johnnie, 
introduce tonight's contestants for CAN YOU BEAT THAT?

(Theme song)

JOHN --- Our first contestant is a housewife from Bakersfield, 
California, Maggie Cartright.

(applause)

Maggie, who describes herself as a new Christian, likes reading 
novels, gardening and horseback riding. Maggie recently died in 
an automobile accident.

(applause fades)

Our second contestant is a the senior deacon in his church in 
Anaheim, California, meet Fred Snelling. 

(applause)

Fred recently died of a heart attack on a golf course. Fred also 
enjoys volleyball, action adventure movies and dixieland jazz.

(theme song fades, applause fades)

PETER -- Fred and Maggie, welcome to CAN YOU BEAT THAT?

MAGGIE - Thank you, Peter.

FRED --- Pleasure to be here, Peter.

PETER -- Well, let's get started. Maggie, spin the wheel.

(slowing ratchet sound, applause)

Alright, our first category is.... BIBLE KNOWLEDGE. 

(applause)

Maggie, your bid first for 10 points.

MAGGIE - I read the Bible every day.

PETER -- Fred, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 20 points?

FRED --- I memorized 175 Bible verses.

PETER -- Maggie, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 30 points?

MAGGIE - I attend a Bible study.

PETER -- Fred, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 40 points?

FRED --- I teach Bible study teachers.

PETER -- Maggie, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 50 points?

MAGGIE - I pray for Bible study leaders.

(horn)

(audience: aw!)

PETER -- Oh, sorry, Maggie. Our judges are signaling that 
praying for Bible study is not Bible knowledge. Fred wins the 
first round with 40 points!

(applause)

Fred, your turn to spin the wheel.

(slowing ratchet sound, applause)

Our next category is.... CHARITY.

(applause)

Fred, your bid for 10 points.

FRED --- I contribute to the American Cancer Society.

PETER -- Maggie, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 20 points?

MAGGIE - I tithe 10% to my church.

PETER -- Fred, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 30 points?

FRED --- I tithe 20%.

PETER -- Maggie, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 40 points?

MAGGIE - I volunteer 10 hours a week at the community hospital.

PETER -- Fred, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 50 points?

FRED --- I volunteer 20 hours per week at the homeless shelter.

PETER -- Maggie, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 60 points?

MAGGIE - A homeless man once vomited on my shoes.

(horn)

(audience: aw!)

PETER -- I'm sorry, Maggie, Fred wins the second round with 60 
points for a total of 100 points.

(applause)

Maggie, your turn to spin the wheel.

(slowing ratchet sound, applause)

Our next category is.... MISSIONS.

(applause)

Maggie, your bid for 10 points.

MAGGIE - I passed out Christian literature at a local shopping 
center.

PETER -- Fred, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 20 points?

FRED --- I witnessed to the natives in Mexico and Guatemala.

PETER -- Maggie, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 30 points?

MAGGIE - My jacket was made in Guatemala.

(horn)

(audience: aw!)

PETER -- Alright, Fred wins the third round with 30 points for 
a total of 130 points.

(applause)

Fred, your turn to spin the wheel.

(slowing ratchet sound, applause)

Our last category is.... BELIEF.

(applause)

Fred, your bid for 10 points.

FRED --- (pause) Pass.

(audience: aw!)

PETER -- Maggie, your bid for 10 points?

MAGGIE - I believe in Jesus and I have accepted him as my Lord 
and my savior.

PETER -- Fred, CAN YOU BEAT THAT for 20 points?

FRED --- No.

(audience: aw!)

PETER -- Alright, the final score is 130 points for Fred and 10 
points for Maggie. Johnnie tell our listeners what Maggie's 10 
points will win for her.

(theme song)

JOHN --- Maggie wins.... a beautiful home in heaven for the 
rest of eternity!

(applause, theme song fades, applause fades)

PETER -- And now, Johnnie, tell our listeners what Fred's wins 
with his 130 points.

(theme song)

JOHN --- Fred wins.... a pile of filthy rages and a free 
trip to hell.

(audience: aw!)

Yes, without a commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ, Fred works 
are worth no more than filthy rags. 

PETER -- Thank you Johnnie.

FRED --- Hey, wait a minute. I was going to commit my life to 
Christ.

PETER -- The road to hell is paved with good intention. Good 
night everybody!

(theme song) 

FRED --- (fading) Hey, this isn't fair! Give me another chance!

(applause)

JOHN --- Tune in next time for another edition of CAN YOU BEAT 
THAT?


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