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 Sermoncentral on Dec 8, 2005
A grandfather overheard his granddaughter repeating the alphabet in reverent, hushed tones.
"What are you doing?" he asked.
"I’m praying, Grandpa," she said. "I can’t think of the right words, so I just say all the letters. God will put
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 13, 2005
Little Johnny’s grandfather was something of a philosopher and never missed an opportunity to give out bits of sage advice to his grandson.
“Yessirree, Johnny,” he said one day, “remember, fools are certain, but wise men hesitate.”
“Are you sure, Grandpa?” asked Johnny.
“Yes, my boy,”
Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 22, 2020
As time has gone by, I have learned a few things. According to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage, I have not learned enough yet, but that's just her opinion. She gave me a great compliment the other day when she said, “Dear, you’re as smart as you will ever be.”
I am still not over that,
Contributed by Marcus Naugler on Nov 23, 2001
A grandchild sitting on her grandfather’s lap listening to the Bible story of Noah’s Ark, asked “Were you in the Ark, grandpa?"
He chuckled and replied, “Why, no I wasn’t.”
There was a pause, and the child
Contributed by Todd Hudnall on Dec 10, 2001
There was a teenage boy and his grandfather who went fishing one day. While fishing, the old man starts talking about how times have changed. The young fellow picks up on this and starts talking about the various problems and sexually transmitted diseases going around. The teen says, "Grandpa, they
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 23, 2009
Premature Infant Connects Voice of Grandfather to His Touch
A man by the name of Max DePree related the following heart-touching story: Esther, my wife, and I have a granddaughter named Zoe, the Greek word for life. She was born prematurely and weighed one pound, seven ounces, so small that my
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jan 8, 2005
My Grandfather Smith used to like to tell the story of how he dated my Grandmother "to be" in a horse and buggy. He would drop Mabel Lake off at her house, then he would head the horse for home. He would lay the reigns over the front of the buggy and lay back. Most of the time he would go to sleep.
Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jun 23, 2007
When I was young, my grandfather was plowing with a team of oxen. One was a huge ox and the other a very small bullock. That ox towered over the little bullock that was sharing the work with him. It seemed such a silly picture, and I asked my dad about it. He said, "I want you to notice something.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"My grandfather was cut down in the prime of his life. My grandmother used to say, If he had been cut down 15 minutes
Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 20, 2008
My maternal grandfather who was a devout Hindu by birth did his schooling at a Missionary school in the state of Haryana in the North of New Delhi, India. He had learned about Christ and been invited to accept Him as His personal Savior but shrugged the opportunity. After qualifying as a
Contributed by Richard Sharp on May 4, 2008
While spending a week at her grandfather's, Sarah felt inner peace and comfort. She recognized that something was different here. During that week, She observed her grandfather pray with passion and he seemed to always be reading from his Bible. Sarah at the ripe age of five sensed the relationship
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 17, 2008
John went to visit his old grandfather in a secluded area of Georgia. After chatting all night John’s grandfather made a breakfast of bacon, eggs and toast. However, John noticed a film on his plate, and questioned his grandfather, "Are these plates clean?"
His grandfather replied, "They’re as
Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Nov 21, 2008
A. One day, a grandfather went fishing on a small lake. Pushing his boat away from the dock, he jumped in and managed to get a way out before dropping anchor. His grandson and son came down to the dock and noticed that grandpa was just sitting in the boat with his head propped on both hands, not
Contributed by Manuel Amparo on May 10, 2006
A grandfather found his grandson, jumping up and down in his playpen, crying at the top of his voice. When Johnnie saw his grandfather, he reached up his little chubby hands and said, “Out, Gramp, out.”
It was only natural for Grandfather to reach down to lift the little fellow out of his
When I was very young, my grandfather worked for a time as a night watchman. His assignment was a textile plant that manufactured carpet. I never got to see him at work, but I sometimes got to see him before he left for the job and sometimes when he came home. He wore a badge and what I would call
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Dec 22, 2000
ILL. I like the story of the grandfather who took his little grandson for a walk in the woods. As they were walking along they stopped for a moment & the grandfather asked, "Do you know where we are?" The little boy said, "No!"
The grandfather asked, "Do you know where we’re going?" And the
Contributed by Pat Cook on Nov 26, 2003
Bob heard a rumor that his father, grandfather and great-grandfather had all walked on water on their 21st birthdays. So, on his 21st birth-day, Bob his good friend Brian headed out to the lake. "If they did it, I can too!" he insisted. When Bob and Brian arrived at the lake, they rented a boat
Contributed by Davon Huss on May 15, 2005
My grandfather Ralph Hose would never go fishing on a Sunday. As his grandson I asked him why. He told me the story of his brother Herbert. In my grandfather’s family the men never went to church but the women did every Sunday. On any Sunday Ralph, Wilbur, Harold, Herbert, and my great
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
I dont know who my grandfather was. I am much more concerned to know