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Parable of the Watchman on the Wall

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Four (4) watchmen stood on the wall of a great city, each one on one of the four corners. One day, destruction approached from all four directions. One watchman stood his post and was able to see a great army coming off in the distance, on a great hill. He sounded the alarm. The second secretly ran and got provisions and hid himself in a den. The third was playing hookie from his post and was unaware that anything was wrong. The fourth was asleep at his post, and did not hear the alarm because he was heavily sedated by sleeping medication.

The “sheeple” inside the city came upon the wall to see what the matter was, but the great army had descended into a valley between two distant hills, and could not be seen. The “sheeple” were incredulous of the one watchman, who had sounded the alarm. “Where is this great army that you saw?” and “Why is it only you who have sounded the alarm?” They asked. “Why haven’t the other watchmen likewise sounded the alarm?” And thus, he was accused of being a man of delusions. His credibility was called into question. He was chastised by the “sheeple” for being drunken, if not with wine, then with the vain imaginations of his sick mind. Some people, though, harkened unto the warning and made preparations.  Most, however, said in their hearts, “We shall see. We shall see.”

When the appointed time came of the watchman’s estimation for the arrival of the destruction, NOTHING HAPPENED. All those who had held the watchman’s warning to scorn were vindicated. They began to scoff at the watchman and those that believed him. The believers who had prepared were derisively called “Doomsday Preppers”, and shamefully scorned; But, the watchman was NOT wrong. He was only wrong in the timing. Yet, he did not know this. So, he began to doubt himself and what he had witnessed. “Am I seeing things? Has my position as watchman been so wearisome and stressful that I have actually imagined the whole thing?”

As a result, the watchman who had issued the warning, kept his peace, for a while. “If they don’t believe me, and destruction comes, then serves them right,” he thought. “We shall see. We shall see.”

Then, it happened. The great army prepared for battle crested the second hill. Again the watchman sounded the alarm, but this time nobody believed him. Some said, “Shut up, you drunkard!” “Let us sleep!” cried others. “You are crazy!” announced still others.

Sadly, the watchman, the only true watchman, resigned from his post and went off to make preparations to avoid the coming destruction.



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