Contributed by David Baeder on Jun 9, 2009
Have you heard of the mischievous monkey? He was running loose and getting into people's houses and stealing food. Try as they may, the town’s people could not capture the monkey. One man had an idea. He got a very large jar with a very narrow neck and put some peanuts in the
Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Sep 27, 2010
GREED OF THE MONKEY
When I was in Africa, a delicacy was Monkey. Monkeys are very fast, too smart to get in a trap but there is a unique way to catch them. They take a gourd and tie it to a stake. In the gourd they cut a small hole and drop some nuts inside. The monkeys come to get the nut but
Contributed by Bala Samson on Jul 29, 2013
Romans 16:19 "...but I want you to be wise in what is good, and simple concerning evil."
A group of monkeys decided to go on a fast one day. "Before we begin, I think we should keep the food ready with which we'll break the fast," said the monkey chief. The monkeys nodded their
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 29, 2002
“Three monkeys sat in a coconut tree, discussing things that are said to be.
Said one to the others, ‘Now listen, you two, there’s a certain rumor that can’t be true;
That man descended from our noble race.
Why, the very idea is a disgrace!
No monkey ever
Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jul 8, 2007
Natives in Africa place shiny objects in empty termite hills in full view of a tribe of monkeys, then move a little distance away and hide in the bush. It isn’t very long before a monkey will venture over to investigate. He will slip his hand into the narrow slit in the side of
Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 18, 2009
FRIENDSHIP: THE MONKEY STORY
Guest speaker Bill Sanders tells a story about the value of human touch. In the story, he tells of a scientific experiment done to a monkey. Essentially, the scientist was asking the questions, what would happen to a live being if it was totally cut off from all
Contributed by Doug Sanders on Jan 2, 2001
HOW TO CATCH A MONKEY
Native hunters in the jungles of Africa have a clever way of trapping monkeys.
They slice a coconut in two, hollow it out, and in one half of the shell cut a hole just big enough for a monkey’s hand to pass through. Then they place an orange in the other coconut half
Contributed by Dan Thompkins on Jan 11, 2008
The "South Indian Monkey Trap" was developed by villagers to catch the ever-present and numerous small monkeys in that part of the world. It involves a hollowed-out coconut chained to a stake. The coconut has some rice inside which can be seen through a small hole. The hole is just big enough so
Contributed by Ken Pell on Feb 10, 2008
Forgiving One Another -- the Monkey Trap
>>I used this as a children’s sermon to open the worship services<<
I’m going teach to you something this morning. I’m going to show you how to catch a monkey! Do any of you have wild monkeys running around your neighborhood? Well, in case there ever
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jan 5, 2009
A trapper built a monkey trap. He filled a container with nuts. The container had a round opening big enough for the monkey to put its hand into the container. But a fist-size grab left the monkey trapped.
Trapper reasoned, “What a sight–-the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 21, 2004
Psychological Conditioning of monkeys -If you put five monkeys in a cage and hang a banana on a string at the top of the cage with a ladder leading up to it, before long a monkey will go to the stairs and start to climb towards the banana.
As soon as he touches the stairs, spray all of the
Contributed by Rob Culler on Mar 21, 2001
One day Adam and his boys were out for a walk and happened upon the Garden of Eden. One of the boys said, “Dad, what is that place?” Adam responded, “Guys,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A man came home from work one day and discovered a monkey in the house. So he found his wife and asked her, “Where did the monkey come from?” She replied, “It was so cute I just had to have it, so I bought it ”
The man was furious about sharing the house with a monkey so he said, “Where will the
Contributed by Adlai Naidoo on Oct 10, 2001
Three monkeys sat on a coconut tree,
Discussing things as they are said to be,
Said one monkey to the other :
"Now listen you two, there’s a certain rumor which can’t be true,
that man has descended from our noble race;
why, the very idea is an utter disgrace,
No monkey has ever deserted his
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Nov 8, 2003
A man passed by a cage at the zoo and noticed that in the cage was both a large lion and an active monkey.
He saw a zoo worker nearby and asked, ‘How does that work having both a lion and a monkey in the same cage?
It works ok for the most part. Do they ever not get along?
Every once in a
Contributed by Mark Price on May 12, 2006
I have been told that in the jungles of South America, that monkey trappers use jars with narrow mouths, hung in trees by wire, to trap their prey. They hang the jars on the branches, and place rocks inside. As the monkeys travel through the trees, the branches rattle the stones in the jars. The
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression which would do credit to any college
Business professors Gary Hamel and C. K. Prahalad have written about an experiment that was conducted with a group of monkeys. It is a vivid story of failure.
Four monkeys were placed in a room that had a tall pole in the center. Suspended from the top of that pole was a bunch of bananas. One
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Jul 14, 2011
Forgive Means "Let Go"
In the last few days there was an item on the news about residents in a local neighborhood finding a bobcat in their yard. A story we sometimes hear is about an alligator being found in a drainage ditch. We haven’t heard that this year, with the drought, but sometimes we