Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Problems breed problems; but problems also are the main breeding ground for success. Seldom does real success,
A middle-aged man was distraught over his wife’s stubborn refusal to admit she had a hearing problem. One day he asked his family doctor for advice how to convince his wife that she has this problem.
The doctor promptly told him that when he got home he was to confirm the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 6, 2003
A little old lady was amazed at how nice the young man was next door. Every day he would help her gather things from her car or help her in her yard. One day, the old lady finally ask the young man, "Son, how did you become such a fine young man?"
The young man replied, "Well,
Contributed by Ronald Franklin on Dec 28, 2012
Dr. Herbert Jackson was a missionary to the Philippines. He tells a story about something that happened to him when he was just getting started on the mission field. He was given a car that wouldn't start without a push, so he quickly devised different ways of getting that car started without him
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Aug 15, 2012
A woman went to court and told the judge she wanted a divorce. "Do you have any grounds?" the judge asked.
"Just two acres," she replied.
"That's not it, lady. I mean, do you have a grudge?"
"No, we park the car in the front of the house."
Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 11, 2018
Henry Blackaby: “Moderate success in ministry is a spiritual hazard. It can make us content to live
Immanuel Kant. “Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no
We used to live in a very nice house which had some live plants near the driveway. One of those plants in particular was a “volunteer elm” and we absolutely hated it. Sure enough, we saw that thing getting bigger—but we didn’t want that to happen. It was out of place!
Somehow, I obtained a can of
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
NO MICROSCOPE, NO PROBLEM
A tribe in the jungle were all falling sick. A missionary doctor went into the village to try and help them. He suspected and soon discovered that it was the contaminated water they were drinking that caused their sickness. To show the natives the missionary set up a
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 7, 2011
A mouse looked out through a crack in a farmhouse wall and was distraught to discover a mousetrap. When he went to tell his buddies, the chicken said, "Sorry, pal, not my problem." The pig said, "I'll pray for you." The cow was busy and said, "Come back later." Dejected, the
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 22, 2011
THE WEDDING PROBLEM
Mary Campbell of Elgin, Illinois that had to say "I do" three times at three different weddings before she finally became Mrs. Randy Peterson. The couple took out their wedding license in Kane County and made all the arrangements for their wedding at a church in Ontarioville.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 26, 2003
THE PROBLEM OF GOODNESS
"The simple fact is that for all our moral hesitation and stuttering, many people know goodness and excellence when they see it and they are overwhelmed by the magnetism of goodness. Goodness attracts. Goodness is proclaimed so that the circle of adulation can widen. So
Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009
Now frankly, you know as well as I do when we want to solve a problem, we are not always the best at it, and sometimes by trying to solve a problem we just create another one.
I love the story Reader’s Digest told of some men who were laying carpet in a woman’s living room.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2009
THE PROBLEM OF LIVING FOR TIME
By the time it’s all over, Tom Brady’s will be the fourth face on the Mount Rushmore of New England sports, right up there with Larry Byrd, Bobby Orr and Ted Williams. He is what they were: single-minded, blessed with the ability to lift a team, a cutthroat
Contributed by Charles Wallis on May 19, 2009
A family was having a lot of problems with ants. The ants were everywhere and would attack anything that looked like food. One day, some ants got into the salt shaker, but they were dead. Perhaps one ant said to the other, "Hey look, it’s sugar!" In
A problem for many christians in dealing with temptations is that though they remember to command Satan to get behind
Bonhoeffer said that the problem with at least his generation was that they perceived that just
Contributed by Bill Johnson on May 13, 2004
There are churches that have parking problems and others that don’t. Some churches have kids running around making a lot of noise, and some churches tend to be very quiet. Some churches usually have more expenses than money, and then there are other’s who don’t need to spend much money because not
Contributed by Herman Abrahams on Jun 11, 2004
One of the key problems in communicating is making yourself understood. A placard frequently seen posted on office walls reads:
“I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is