Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 29, 2001
A one dollar bill met a twenty dollar bill and said, "Hey, where’ve you been? I haven’t seen you around here much." The twenty answered (as the dollar bill listened enviously), "I’ve been hanging out at the casinos, went out on a cruise and did the rounds of the ship, back to the United States for
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 1, 2001
Some time ago, a teenager, Arthur Hinkley, lifted a 3,000-pound tractor with his bare hands. He wasn’t a weight lifter, but his friend, Lloyd Bachelder, 18, was pinned under a tractor on a farm near Rome, Maine. Hearing Lloyd scream, Arthur somehow lifted the tractor enough for Lloyd to
Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Feb 20, 2001
A few years ago, I was watching David Letterman, and he was broadcasting his show from Las Vegas. He was doing his opening monologue and he told this joke.
He said that he was standing in front of one of the casinos, and a man came up to him looking desperate.
"Please!" the man begged
Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 30, 2001
World Magazine, June 12 1999. “When Harvard Divinity School dean Ronald F. Thiemann, a Lutheran theologian, suddenly stepped down from his post last November, he said it was for "personal and professional reasons." Last month, the Boston Globe filled in the blanks. It said he had been forced to
Contributed by Lynn Floyd on May 4, 2001
Aurelius Augustine spent most of his life battling the bondage to sexual appetite and philosophical pride. When he was 31 the power of God through His word, broke the bondage to sexual lust and living with a concubine. Augustine said this,
Contributed by Mary Lewis on May 10, 2001
Chuck Colson has called Internet pornography “Spiritual Crack Cocaine,” because of how quickly people can become addicted to it and
Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 16, 2001
A preacher saw a man who looked homeless sitting on a park bench and seemed to be in deep distress so he passed by him, handed him a $20 bill and whispered to him, “Never Despair”. The next day the preacher saw the man coming toward him hurriedly and gave him $60. The preacher asked
Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 16, 2001
A lady and her husband were playing the slots side by side. The lady’s husband had a heart attack. The lady pushed her husband out of the way, straddled both machines and
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Jun 7, 2001
I liked the way humorist Erma Bombeck put it:
Seize the moment! Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved
Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 9, 2001
So we are not only talking about the sex act itself, but also anything that feds these shameful evil desires....
And listen one thing that does that, and it something I need to talk about briefly is pornography... because It is an epidemic that is destroying our country... It has it’s
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 1, 2001
Few college football coaches have made a point against drugs as effectively as Erk Russell of Georgia Southern College. He arranged for a couple of good ol’ country boys to burst into a routine team meeting and throw a writhing, hissing, six-foot-long rattlesnake onto a table in front of the
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 29, 2001
Dr. George Sweeting tells a story about the tragedy of addictions. One day he watched several blocks of ice floating down a river at Niagara Falls. Curiously, several birds floated above water looking for fish. One sea gull spotted a fish frozen in one of the blocks of ice that was hurling speedily
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 11, 2001
It is foolish to replace self-control with abstinence: the latter is
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 16, 2002
A River Funny
A preacher was winding up his temperance sermon with great fervor: "If I had all the beer in the world, I’d take it and throw it into the river."
The congregation cried, "Amen!"
"And if I had all the wine in the world, I’d take it and throw it in the river."
Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 7, 2002
THE FALSE FOUNDATIONS IN THE KINSEY REPORT
Almost 50 years ago, Alfred Kinsey, a quiet Midwestern Zoology professor, published the 1st of 2 volumes that would shake American culture to its foundations. His 1948 book, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male - like its 1953 sequel, Sexual Behavior in
Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 13, 2002
MIXING MUSIC WITH SELF-CONTROL
James Schaefer of the University of Minnesota did a ten-year study of a bar in Missoula, Montana. (He followed it up with a three-year study of 65 bars around Minneapolis.) His startling conclusion: country-western tunes and alcohol go together.
He found that
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
Someone asked the speaker at a church conference, “Can you smoke and still go to heaven?” The speaker answered,
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 17, 2002
How It Happened:
God populated the earth with broccoli & cauliflower & spinach, green & yellow vegetables of all kinds, so Man & Woman would live long & healthy lives.
Then Satan created McDonald’s.
And McDonald’s brought forth the 99-cent double-cheeseburger.
Then Satan said to Man, "You
Just this week I read of the story of a Danish noblewoman, namely Baroness Blixen whose character was made known in the movie Out Of Africa. She lived in Kenya as the owner of a large Coffee plantation. There was a tribe known as the Kikuyu tribe that Blixen had grown to love. Some of the Kikuyu
Contributed by Timothy Mills on Sep 26, 2002
Although Jesus drank wine, and wine was the normal drink of his day, we need to balance that with the fact that Jesus said that He would no longer drink wine untill He drank of the New Wine in "that Day." Wine has deliterious effects, the least of which is not just the destruction of the body