"Hospitality in its purest form is love of a stranger." (Z Cobb during
A. Friend – some years ago
B. Sunday worship service, church like ours
C. Service begun – member of congregation began worship, no pastor yet
D. Man dressed shabbily in a heavy overcoat and wild hair and who could of used a bath came into service
1. Trouble finding a seat,
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jun 29, 2010
EXAMPLE OF HOSPITALITY
Jan and Darryl have always been openly generous people. They make you feel as if they are honoured to have you in their home and nothing is too much trouble for them. Which is just as well because they are our connect group leaders.
Every fortnight people in our Connect
My wife’s grandmother was a real character. Her name was Ora Gee Craycraft . Everyone in the family just called her Mom. She was a loving lady, always smiling, full of compassion, always putting others before herself. Her strong suit was nurturing. If you were sick, or someone hurt your
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 24, 2002
THE TOP 5 HOSPITAL BLOOPERS
5. "This must be God’s will for your life."
(Did He tell you that?)
4. "Remember, time heals all wounds."
(I hope that isn’t why time has no end.)
3. "So, what are your chances?"
(Better than yours for "Encourager of the Year.")
2. "Things could
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 6, 2004
"A man in the hospital experienced this kind of love, a love he had not known before. This love made him think about his life made him seriously see what life was all about. One day he said to the chaplain, ’I am beginning to see what life is all about,. I saw it in the nurses who cared for me
Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
A hospital administrator was once startled to see a patient fleeing down the hall out of the operating room, his loose hospital gown flapping the breeze behind him. He stopped the fleeing patient and said, "Do you mind telling me why you ran away from the operating room?" The patient looked at him
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2005
A surgeon at the Baptist Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, talked realistically about economizing. The minimum daily wage there is less than the hourly wage here in our country. He said: “We discovered a long time ago that you could sew up people with nylon fishing line. I found that
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 8, 2005
In the operating room of a large hospital, a young nurse was completing her first full day of responsibilities. “You’ve only removed 11 sponges, doctor,” she said to the surgeon. “We used 12.”
“I removed them all,” the doctor declared. “We’ll close the incision now.”
“No,” the nurse objected.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2006
A family of five was rushed to the hospital to have their stomachs washed out after the cat with whom they had shared a meal of mushrooms suddenly began to have stomach contractions. While members of the family showed no signs of illness, the doctor still had them rushed to the hospital. When they
Contributed by Clarence Clough on Nov 28, 2006
A young lad was hospitalized because a life-threatening condition had developed. The boy became
sad during the lengthy stay. One of his school teachers asked permission from the nurse to visit the
boy in his room and review grammar and math with him.
When questioned by the nurse, after the lad
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Hospitality is commended to be exercised, even toward an enemy, when he cometh to thine house. The tree does not
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 1, 2010
An Angry Hospital Patient Repents
I read about a woman who was in the hospital when she got a bad report. She was so mad at God she went into the hospital chapel to tell God off. She was angry because she thought God had been fooling people by telling them he was a God of love. As she approached
Contributed by Michael Walther on Jul 11, 2011
GOD'S WORD IN A MENTAL HOSPITAL
I think you'll agree that all true and sincere spiritual movement in your life has been caused and created by the word of God.
I served for one year as a part-time chaplain at a mental hospital. One of my duties there was to help people suffering from chemical
Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 11, 2018
Note: this happened to me personally - you can reference Jim Butcher of Madison WV.
Some of you have heard me share this story over the last few weeks, but I think it’s worth sharing again for those who haven’t had the chance to hear it.
In early March, Patti Price asked me to bring communion
Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 26, 2007
There was a mental hospital that devised a very unusual test to determine whether their patients were ready to go back into the real world. They took the mental patients who looked like they were making progress into a room where they had a water faucet that was turned on, and water was draining
Contributed by James Vilgos on Nov 18, 2005
Church is a Hospital for sinners:
A Some are content with placebos, fake medicines that you think are healing you so you feel good. Things that get you excited like music, a joke in the sermon, an emotional speaker things that they receive as entertainment and you think that is the Holy
ILLUSTRATION: I was working in a hospital in the Facility Safety Department as the night supervisor. I received a call from the E.R. nurse that they needed someone to watch a patient in one of the rooms. The man wanted to leave because, as he said, "I just have a scratch." The man couldn’t see
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 23, 2013
HUMOROUS HOSPITAL CHARTS
I came across some notes supposedly found on hospital charts, and I thought you might enjoy them as I did:
• The patient refused autopsy.
• Note: Patient recovering from forehead cut. Patient became very angry when given an enema by mistake.
• Patient has chest pain
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
A man was in the hospital for tests, and the doctor came in to see him. The doctor said he had some bad news and some really bad news for the man, and wanted to know which one he wanted to hear first.
The patient said to tell him the bad news first. The doctor said the bad news was he only had 24