D.L. Moody was preaching once and got a note before he preached. All that was on the note was the word "Fool". He stepped up to the front and said, "This is interesting. I usually get letters from people without a name on it.
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Feb 14, 2002
A HEALING FOOL
The Gospels depict Jesus as having spent a surprising amount of time healing people…
It is significant also that the Greek verb "sozo" was used in Jesus’ day to mean both to save and to heal, and "soter" could signify either savior or physician.
Ever since the time of
THE RICH FOOL
Ortberg writes (and I have abridged it and translated it into proper English)
Once upon a time in the Silicon Valley, there lived a very important man.He routinely logged in 12-14 hours a day work and sometimes at weekends. He went to the Harvard School of Management, where he
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 1, 2011
In 1976 the British astronomer Patrick Moore made an announcement on BBC Radio 2. He said this: "At 9:47 a.m. today there will be a 'once-in-a-lifetime' astronomical event occurring." He said that listeners could experience it in their very own homes. The planet Pluto would pass
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 9, 2008
Eternity magazine contained a new item on immortality and people's fascination with it. The article read: “The quest for pseudoimmortality took a giant leap forward with the announcement that you can send your remains "to the heavens" when you die. The Celestis Group of Melbourne, Florida, has
Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Apr 15, 2009
As far as stupid ideas go, this was one of my better moments. I stayed after church one Tuesday night with a number of other kids in the youth group. We were just hanging out and talking for a bit. We were a pretty wild youth group to begin with, but if you know anything about
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 3, 2008
Our Own Folly
The murder of millions by the hands of the Nazi's during WWII is seen as one of the most evil acts of history. Considering how this was allowed to occur, a group of ministers met to discuss why the church in Germany had failed to take a stand against the evils of the Third Reich.
PANTS ON THE GROUND
I believe the General, Larry Platt, was right. We are talking about something as simple as
"Pants on the ground, pants on the ground,
looking like a fool with yo' pants on the ground,
with the gold in yo' mouth, hat turned sideways,
pants hit da ground, call
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 10, 2010
MAKE A WISH
Have you ever dreamed of finding a genie in a lamp where you could get three wishes?
Our Pastor, who is in charge of the prison ministry, always tells the same joke, because the prisoner population has a new turnover each time he visits. He always sets them up by asking if they
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 28, 2011
THE COUNSEL OF THE WICKED
I remember talking with a young man in jail. He was telling me that his family had hired a lawyer to get him out (whom I always heard was a good attorney) but he wasn't sure he wanted to trust the lawyer. I asked him why.
He responded that the other guys in his jail
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 1, 2011
On 1st April 1998 Burger King published a full page advertisement in an American newspaper announcing the introduction of a new item to their menu: a "Left-Handed Whopper" especially designed for the 32 million left-handed Americans. According to the advertisement, the new
Contributed by Tim Adams on Dec 1, 2009
Ephesians 4:14-17. Have you ever had a child that every instruction you gave them they said back to you “what for?” When I was growing up you might have had the luxury of asking one time if you were brave, never twice “what for.” We just didn’t question the wisdom and authority of our parents.
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 28, 2007
Thomas Carlyle once said, “Show me the man you honor and I will know
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2009
Check-Out Line Deception
And in verse 7, Jeremiah is mad at God! He says "O LORD, you deceived me, and I was deceived; you overpowered me and prevailed. You tricked me!"
(From a sermon by Marc Axelrod, When You Are Mad at God, 10/20/2009)
This reminds me of the guy who was shopping at
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 14, 2003
A man is no fool who gives what he
cannot keep to gain what he cannot
Chuck Swindoll defines fool
this way from his book, Living on the Ragged Edge:
“Folly is a term we don’t use that often, but it is a term used rather frequently in Scripture. It suggests a lack of good sense, lack of foresight, failing to realize the consequences of a stupid act before it