SPELLING A WORD
A woman died and went to heaven but when she arrived at the "Pearly Gates," she found Peter. "Before you can come in, you have to spell a word," he said.
"What word?" she asked.
"L-O-V-E. Love," she said.
"Come on in. But I was wondering if you'd do me a quick favor. Stand here for a few moments. I'll be right back. If anyone comes, just follow the same procedure."
Peter left and behold here comes her ex-husband. "What are you doing here?"
"I just had a heart attack. Did I really make it?" he asked.
"Not yet. You have to spell a word," she said.
After a few moments she said, "Czechoslovakia."
Related Sermon Illustrations
Contributed by Charles R. Swindoll on Sep 27, 2004
Cnidius, a skillful architect, building a watchtower for the King of Egypt, caused his own name to be engraved upon a stone in the wall in great letters, and afterwards covered it, with lime and mortar, and upon the outside of that wrote the name of the King of Egypt in golden letters. This was all ...read more
Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 6, 2004
Some may remember an experience I shared in our Vineyard Voice newsletter last year. I had begun a personal tradition on Christmas Eve after the Christmas Eve service, of making a large amount of hot cider and taking it to all the homeless I could find on the corners and crevices of town. On this ...read more
Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Oct 27, 2004
A heard about a man that took his wife to a marriage counselor and they told him all their problems. Finally after an hour of listening the counselor got up, walked around the desk, lifted her up out of her chair, and gave her a kiss that took her breath away. He turned to the husband and said, ...read more
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 27, 2003
In my study for the Fishers of Men series I came across an essay written by A. J. McClane called, “The Song of the Angler.” In this essay he examines why fishermen fish. 1. People fish for each others company, for the fellowship. Able to share in a common activity. People fish for the ...read more
Contributed by Ken Harris on Oct 28, 2010
The purpose of this sermon is to motivate ther hearers to affirm to others that while it is important to men to "not talk" (but feel an ego boost), it is equally important to women "to talk" (in order to feel fulfilled).
Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 28, 2008
Divorce is a near universal experience as pervasive as it has become. Some of you are still dealing with the pains of divorce. For some, it may be hard to sit here without tears running down your face. Others of you are struggling in your marriage and sec
Contributed by Rick Duncan on Aug 27, 2005
You may be here this morning feeling like your marriage has died and there is no point in going on. But remember: We serve a God who resurrected His dead Son from the grave, and who promises to make that same resurrection power available to those who tru