Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 17, 2011
THE TWO COATS
A friend of mine once saw a tramp and decided to help him. He noticed he was wearing a dirty old coat. It was ripped and fit only for the bin.
So my friend offered the tramp his coat. The tramp took it but to my friends surprise, instead of taking off the old coat and putting on
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 16, 2003
The husband’s idea of a gift exchange:
His gift is a new set of golf clubs.
Her gift is a new pair of dishwashing gloves.
The wife’s idea of a gift exchange:
His gift is a new snow shovel.
Her gift is a new coat.
The child’s idea of a gift exchange:
Contributed by Stephen Wright on Sep 12, 2004
A boy and his father were out walking on a cold day, and the way was slippery. The little fellow’s hands were deep down in the pockets of a brand new coat. His father said to him: " You had better let me take your hand," but he could not persuade the boy to take his hands from the pockets of his
Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Dec 28, 2002
A Native American and a white man were deeply moved by the same sermon. That very night the Native American received Jesus as his Savior, but for days the white man refused to accept Christ. At last he, too, repented and enjoyed the sweet peace of having his sins forgiven. Later he asked his
Contributed by Jim Luthy on Feb 26, 2002
THE SHANTY REMODEL
"In the upper portion of New York City, many citizens may often have noticed, especially in the past years, a great number of miserable shanties, standing on the choicest sites. Though perhaps on the corner of a splendid new avenue or looking out on a magnificent prospect,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 10, 2005
[It would be nice of you to add this to the general humor section instead of SermonCentralPro because you need some new stuff in that section.]
If My Body Were a Car
I see newer models rolling down the street,
But my own car is growing older and it’s not very neat.
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Nov 17, 2006
We had a lady in our church in San Antonio – Betty.
Betty is a woman in command. Betty is a woman that would get things done.She would call the downtown shelter every year and ask how many coats were needed. Yes it does get cold in San Antonio.
She would go to a local store. Find some very
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jul 5, 2005
Too Easily Pleased! (07.06.05--Joy Every Day--Ecclesiastes 9:7-10)
I was happy with things the way they were. Why should I go to any great length to make them any better when, as it were, I was contented with how my car looked and drove? This was my response about a year ago when my wife
Contributed by John Gerald on Sep 11, 2004
In spite of the fun and laughter, 13 yr. old Frank Wilson was not happy. It was true, he had received all the presents he wanted, and he enjoyed the traditional Christmas Eve reunions with relatives for the purpose of exchanging gifts and good wishes..........but Frank was not happy because this
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
In his book The Renew Mind (Bethany House, 1981), Larry Christiansen tells a story that is a perfect illustration for our sermon text for today. I’d like for you to imagine that you live in a run down apartment. As I describe this, I actually picture in my mind my apartment in St. Paul I shared