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  • Wrong Way

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 1, 2008

    Illustration: On New Years Day, 1929, Georgia Tech was playing California. Late in the second quarter, Roy Regals recovered a fumble for California, and in his excitement became confused and began running in the wrong direction. After racing 65 yards he was finally tackled by his own player at more

  • Sincerely Wrong  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 2, 2002
    based on 5 ratings

    SINCERELY WRONG In November, 1987, a large group of anti-government rebels in Soroti, Uganda, had targeted a rural army post and airstrip for take over. A company numbering in the hundreds gathered in the dense surrounding brush for the attack. But this was to be no ordinary invasion. The task more

  • The Wrong Horse  PRO

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    THE WRONG HORSE Two Kentucky farmers who owned racing stables had developed a keen rivalry. One spring, each of them entered a horse in a local steeplechase. Thinking that a professional rider might help him outdo his friend, one of the farmers engaged a crack jockey. The two horses were more

  • Positively Wrong

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2003

    *Positively Wrong* A linguistics professor was lecturing his class. "In English," he explained, "a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative." "However," the professor continued, "there is no language wherein a double more

  • The Wrong Virgin  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Nov 21, 2001
    based on 5 ratings

    [The Wrong Virgin] A minister had run out of time to prepare for a sudden funeral. Using the latest technology, he went to his computer and found the funeral service he had used last, and doing a global "search and replace," had the computer put in the name of the newly deceased, "Edna," as a more

  • Right Or Wrong?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 3, 2002
    based on 2 ratings

    RIGHT OR WRONG? Because of the Qur’an’s attitude toward sin, many orthodox Muslim theologians have traditionally adapted a nominalistic view of ethics. An act is not intrinsically right or wrong. It is only right when God specifically declares it to be such according to his more

  • I Was Wrong  PRO

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    I WAS WRONG Jim Bakker is back in the pulpit again. "It’s awesome to die and come back," he told about 400 worshipers at Way of Life Church, where he was the guest speaker Sunday. The former PTL Ministries leader presided over a multimillion dollar TV ministry until he resigned amid a sex and more

  • The Wrong Guy  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    THE WRONG GUY Determined to avenge the assault of their young fourteen year old girlfriend, ten young people raced away from the hospital with a description of her assailant: an Hispanic man driving a red vehicle. Then by deception, the group of vigilantes lured young Leonel Cifuenies, a more

  • Wrong Righteousness  PRO

    Contributed by Tylor Cates on Jan 24, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    Wrong Righteousness Quote: "If you don’t know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else." - Yogi Berra Text: Romans 10:1-4 Prop: a new US $20 bill (or adapt for local currency) Summary: Some people try to get to heaven on their own by being a good person. The only more

  • The Wrong One

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Aug 5, 2009

    THE WRONG ONE A conscientious wife tried hard to please her critical husband, but failed regularly. Jack was especially disagreeable at breakfast. If Jill prepared scrambled eggs, he wanted poached; if she poached eggs, he wanted scrambled. One morning Jill poached one egg and scrambled the more

  • Wrong Side

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Aug 18, 2009

    WRONG SIDE A woman rang the doorbell of a house and introduced herself to the little girl who opened the door by saying, "Hello! I’m your great-aunt on your daddy’s side." The little one more

  • Right And Wrong

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Jun 22, 2010

    RIGHT AND WRONG Years ago, when I lived on South Holmes Street, I used the Super D pharmacy that was nearby. There was a young woman who worked there with whom I had occasional conversations. She told me that everyone in her family had had an abortion except her. She added that she did not judge more

  • The Wrong Oil  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 8, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    THE WRONG OIL Phil (a member of our congregation) owns a stunning sports car. It's a Viper. It's a thing of beauty. And it has a powerful engine with 10 cylinders. Most of us common folks have cars with 6 and 8 cylinders... but this car has TEN cylinders. I'm pretty sure it can take you anywhere more

  • The Wrong Target

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on May 31, 2021

    Emmons loses gold medal after aiming at wrong target! 2004 Washington Post: Matt Emmons of the United States shoots at wrong target, finishes eighth. (Douglas C. Pizac -- AP) Matthew Emmons is an elite athlete ! He was an accounting major from Browns Mill, New Jersey. He was a four-year more

  • The Directions Were Wrong  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 13, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The Directions Were Wrong The doubleheader train was bucking a heavy snowstorm as its steam engines pulled it west. A woman with a baby wanted to leave the train at one of the little stations along the route. She repeatedly called, “Don’t forget me!” to the brakeman responsible to call out the more

  • What's Wrong With The World?" A Newspaper ...

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on May 25, 2008


  • He Proved Them Wrong  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 25, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    “He Proved Them Wrong” They told him he wasn’t good enough. He was too slow and too small to compete with men who were bigger and faster. The only thing the coach said was, “You’re not good enough to play for us. Turn in your helmet.” He packed everything he owned into a 6 more

  • Wrong Way Riegels  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 12, 2002
    based on 10 ratings

    WRONG WAY RIEGELS The story of "Wrong Way Riegels" is a familiar one, but it bears repeating. On New Year’s Day 1929, Georgia Tech played UCLA in the Rose Bowl. In that game a young man named Roy Riegels recovered a fumble for UCLA. Picking up the loose ball, he lost his direction and ran 65 more

  • Is It Wrong For A Christian To Declare ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Feb 8, 2003
    based on 33 ratings

    Is it wrong for a Christian to declare bankruptcy? To answer, we need to separate the moral from the ethical, or the biblical from the legal. Our legal system allows individuals and businesses to have some protection from creditors through the various bankruptcy laws. However, I don’t believe a more

  • Theres Nothing Wrong With Teenagers That ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    Theres nothing wrong with teenagers that more