Contributed by Charles Wallis on Nov 17, 2008
In a local mall, someone noticed that the lingerie store with scantily clad women on the windows was next door to a children’s store. Could it be a coincidence that the
Contributed by Todd Catteau on Dec 18, 2008
Man was given a tour of the Devil’s workshop. Had all his tools he used to deceive Christians. There was hatred, jealously, deceit, lying, and pride--all well worn. But over to the side of the yard on display was a tool more obviously worn than any of the other tools. The tool was labeled
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 17, 2009
Our family pet dog, Avalon, was a beautiful rottweiler and she was a good dog. She loved to follow me around. When I would come home from work she would get all excited – wagging her tail with glee. She would rush towards me while snorting with anticipation and celebration. Avalon loved to be
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 21, 2009
A number of years ago, the Douglas Aircraft company was competing with Boeing to sell Eastern Airlines its first big jets. War hero Eddie Rickenbacker, the head of Eastern Airlines, reportedly told Donald Douglas that the specifications and claims made by Douglas’s company for the
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jun 2, 2010
What thought? Every thought. The one I have about the Ford Mark One Zephyr that I would like to one day own, the one about how angry I get with repeating a request that someone shuts the door behind them, the thought about how I’d like that last slice of chocolate cake that is
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 8, 2010
Flip Wilson used to say the Devil made him do it. And he smiled while he said it. I have an idea that Flip made Flip do
Contributed by Ronnie Knight on Jul 9, 2010
It has been said that we should “rejoice in the swift mercy of God, which in the early watches of the night of
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 9, 2010
According to Greek mythology, sirens (sea nymphs) inhabited certain Mediterranean coastal areas. As ships passed by, the sirens sang such enchanting songs that the sailors, drawn by the music, would jump overboard and drown.
Odysseus was on a ship that had to pass that way. Aware of the powerful
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Sep 15, 2010
WEAKEN MY CONSCIENCE
A man was talking to his psychiatrist. He said, "I've been misbehaving and my conscience is bothering me."
The doctor responded, "And you want something that will strengthen your will power?"
The man replied, "Actually I was thinking of something that would weaken my
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
WILLIAM BARCLAY ON TEMPTATION
"Temptation is not meant to make us sin; it is meant to enable us to conquer sin.
It is not meant to make us bad, it is meant to make us good.
It is not meant to weaken us, it is meant to make us emerge stronger and finer and purer from the ordeal.
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010
THE LEGEND OF JOSE RIVERA
Have you heard the folk story of the bandit Jose' Rivera, who became notorious in several little towns in Texas for robbing their banks and businesses? Finally the townsfolk, weary of the constant plundering, hired a ranger to track down Jose' Rivera in his hideout in
Contributed by Tom Tarpley on Mar 11, 2011
A mother walked into the kitchen one day and interrupted her 3-year-old, who was on top of a chair eating cookies.
When she asked what he was doing, the toddler explained, "Mom,
Contributed by Anonymous on Apr 22, 2011
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
There was this man and a woman who got married. But they shared the same birthday and they decided to get married on the same day. So they got married, had a few kids, and lived the lives they dreamed.
But 20 years passed. They were celebrating their 40th
Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Apr 25, 2008
LOOKING AT THE MASTER
A pastor once told his congregation about a man who had a dog, and the man was trying to train his dog to be obedient. And what he would do was to take a large piece of meat--good, red, juicy meat that dogs would normally like to eat--and he would put it in the middle of
Contributed by Eric Ferguson on May 8, 2008
The High Dive
Harley and Matt lived in a nice neighborhood where the people were friendly-except for one man who lived at the end of the street in a big house with a gigantic swimming pool.
His pool had the highest diving board they had ever seen-so high they could see it over the big fence
Contributed by Alan Tison on May 26, 2008
Some people will do anything to avoid confrontation, I heard of a man who was going through a mid life crisis. He went out and bought a new car, but not just any car, but a new Corvette. As he pulled up on I-95 he noticed he was going 80 MPH, he thought boy that was easy. At that point, he wanted
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Heart of Temptation
“When tempted, no one should say, ‘God is tempting me.’ For God… does [not] tempt anyone; but each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed. Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Aug 13, 2008
Little 4 year old Johnny was caught by his mother with his hand in the cookie jar when she asked him, “Johnny, why can’t you just be good?”
He replied, “Oh, Mom, it makes me tired to be good.”
If there is one area where all people struggle it is in
HARRY POTTER: TEMPTATION
Every great story has great characters. And in truly great stories, the characters go through significant change. This change is called a character arc.
For example, if you’re familiar with the Harry Potter series, you know that Harry starts off in the story as an
Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Oct 7, 2011
"What are you doing, son?" the storekeeper asked a little boy whose eyes were on a large basket of apples outside the storefront. "Are you trying to steal one of my