Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
An old dog was watching a young dog chase his tail. The young dog stopped to rest, and told the older dog, “I believe happiness is in my tail, and if I catch it, then I will have happiness”
The older, wiser dog said, “I caught mine once. . . and I found out that happiness is not in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 20, 2005
John Barrymore once played the role of a father who disapproved of the man his daughter planned to marry. In one scene, the daughter had to ask Barrymore what he thought of her fiancé, who had just exited. Barrymore was supposed to answer, “I think he’s a dirty dog.”
One night, when the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2002
DOGS AND KIDS
We train our dogs and don’t train our kids. Then we tie up the dogs at night and let the kids run wild.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 24, 2011
THE LION AND THE DOG
D.L. Moody one time saw a man beat his dog at a zoo one time because he was mad at him. He had made a bet and boasted about him being so obedient and when he tried to get the dog to so something he wanted, it wouldn’t do it and he lost his bet. He got so mad at that dog and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 9, 2011
THE SHEEP DOG
A man by the name of Keith Miller told of the time when his daughters were very young. They’d drop them off at the church’s children’s chapel on Sundays before the 11 am service. But one day Keith chanced to be in the class when the preacher was telling the story for the day to the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 22, 2011
BEWARE OF DOG!
Upon entering a little country store a stranger noticed a sign saying "DANGER! BEWARE OF DOG!" posted on the glass door. Inside, he noticed a harmless old hound dog asleep on the floor near the cash register. He asked the store’s owner "Is that the dog folks are supposed to beware
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Sep 2, 2011
Tommy, one of my neighbor's grandsons, walked into the convenience store and asked the clerk for a box of Tide so that he could wash his dog, Petey. The clerk was appalled and told the boy, "Son, you can't use Tide on a dog. It might hurt him. Are you sure you want Tide?"
THE ANGLICAN DOG
A man came to an Anglican Church and asked to see the Vicar.
"Vicar," he said, "My dog died and I would like a Christian burial for him."
The Vicar said, "I'm sorry to hear about your dog, but we Anglicans don't do funerals for dogs. You might try the Baptist church down
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 18, 2012
ON THE OBEDIENCE OF A DOG
It's been said that it is not the dog's keen smell or hearing that has endeared him to modern man, it's his uncomplaining readiness to obey and lavish affection on his human friends.
A dog is loyal, loving, and lovable, even if his master can boast none of these
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Dec 17, 2012
My dogs like to go on jogs with me. The older dog, Yogi (name after the bear), is a sheep herding dog and loves to run. He is older now and he cannot run as fast, and cannot hear either. So his passion for running and loss of hearing often gets him lost. I realized that if we are going to run
When my grandchildren were young, introduced them to my dog, Chuey. They were not well received by the old Chow. The dog would stalk around and shoot dirty looks when the kids were present. He finally got used to them and now pays them no attention.
The other day, we were all in the back yard.
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 24, 2019
. A Baptist preacher and his wife decided they needed a dog. Ever mindful of their congregation, they knew the dog must also be Baptist. They visited an expensive kennel and explained their needs to the manager, who assured them he had just the dog for them.
When the dog was produced, the manager
Contributed by Greg Yount on Nov 30, 2001
In the book, No Bad Dogs, by British dog trainer Barbara Woodhouse, she says dogs understand
love better than we do. She writes, “In a dog’s mind, a master or a mistress to love, honor, and obey is
an absolute necessity. The love is dormant in the dog until brought into full bloom by an
<ILLUS> An old dog was watching a young dog chase his tail. The young dog stopped to rest, and told the older dog, “I believe happiness is in my tail, and if I catch it, then I will have happiness!” The older, wiser dog said, “I caught mine once. . . and I found out that happiness is not in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 15, 2005
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 1, 2002
Illustration:The Dog and His Master
C.S. Lewis likened God’s use of adversity to walking a dog. If the dog gets its leash wrapped around a pole and tries to continue running forward, he will only tighten the leash more. Both the dog and the owner are after the same end, forward motion, but
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Illustration: A man and his dog are walking along the beach when they see a visitor to the beach. The owner of the dog is proud of his dog’s newly mastered feat - so he says to the visitor, "Watch this." He tosses a piece of driftwood far out into the sea and the dog immediately runs on top of the
THE DOG GONE STORY!
Many years ago before airplanes and the great jets of today, people had to travel by ships.
These great ocean going vessels were very slow sailing across long distances.
The King of Greece made the decision to travel to the USA. The King had heard of the vast land and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009
THE RUINED HUNTING DOG
Robert Moffatt, missionary to savage tribes of South Africa, translated the Bible into the native language of the people and taught the people to read. He watched the remarkable changes which the gospel brought in the lives of these formerly fierce warriors. He saw them
PUTTING THE DOG IN DOGMA
The pit bull, as you may know, is bred to be a fighter. But what you may not know is what they were originally bred to fight with. The pit bull is a actually a mutt that made good -- having terrier and mastiff breeds in its line. From the mastiff side of the tree,