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  • Oops...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 9, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    OOPS... Bill, Jim and Scott were at a convention together and were sharing a large suite on the top of a 75-story skyscraper. After a long day of meetings, they were shocked to hear that the elevators in their hotel were broken and they would have to climb 75 flights of stairs to get to their more

  • Oops...

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Aug 13, 2011

    OOPS... A secretary was leaving the office one Friday evening when she encountered one of the bosses, Mr. Jones. He was standing in front of a shredder with a piece of paper in his hand. "Listen," said Mr. Jones, "This is important, and my secretary has already left. Can you make this thing more

  • Oops -- False Alarm!

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 24, 2019

    A family of five was rushed to the hospital to have their stomachs washed out after the cat with whom they had shared a meal of mushrooms suddenly began to have stomach contractions. While members of the family showed no signs of illness, the doctor still had them rushed to the more

  • Christmas Misunderstanding

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 21, 2020

    A little five year old girl took a sheet of brown construction paper and cut out the letter “E” with her safety scissors. She wrapped it and gave it to her dad for Christmas. When dad opened the present, he looked at it with a smile and asked, “what more

  • After An Evening Out, Some Parents Returned Home ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 7, 2002
    based on 4 ratings

    After an evening out, some parents returned home to their children, whom they had left with the baby sitter. They were pleasantly surprised to find the kids fast asleep. When the sitter had been paid—just as she was walking out the door—she communicated this detail: "Oops—almost forgot to more

  • Excuses, Excuses...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 6, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    EXCUSES, EXCUSES... This is the time of year when we attempt to fulfill our New Year's excuses...oops, I mean resolutions. And speaking of resolutions...oops, I mean excuses, I found several good ones this week as I prepared for this morning. I make no excuse for any of them. This is one more

  • Better And Wiser Judge

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 23, 2011

    BETTER AND WISER JUDGE Supreme Court Justice Horace Gray once informed a man who had appeared before him in a lower court and had escaped conviction on a technicality: "I know that you are guilty and you know it, and I wish you to remember that one day you will stand before a better and wiser more

  • Titanic: The Romance

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Mar 4, 2006

    (Video Clip montage from Titanic - mpeg 2:58) It was that tragic, true story that served as the backdrop for the blockbuster film Titanic, which steamed past all other movies to become the top grossing movie of all time. It earned $601 million. It was the #1 movie in America for 13 weeks in a more

  • Yet, So Much Communication Is Happening Over ...

    Contributed by Mark Canfield on Nov 9, 2006

    YET, so MUCH Communication is happening over INTERNET - people DON’T SEE Each Other SO - IS OUR COMMUNICATION CLEAR? Personally, I’ve found Email & IM – WORST way to communicate because it doesn’t convey my heart or emotions! New study - University of Chicago confirms / When reading e-mails more

  • The Lamp Under The Bed  PRO

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Feb 25, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    THE LAMP UNDER THE BED I heard about a couple who received a set of two horrible bedside table lamps as a wedding present from a distant aunt. Since the lamps were so ugly, this couple didn't want to actually use them, so they put them in storage and bought a nicer set themselves. That worked more

  • Grace Of God

    Contributed by Sunitha Justin on Dec 30, 2018

    Once a man died & went to the gates of heaven. AS he was about to enter in to heaven, Peter stands by the gates and refuses to let him in. Peter says.. tell me why I should let you into heaven. You list out your reasons. I will score you. And If you score 100 points, then I will let you in. So more

  • Clear Conscience—but Still Wrong

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Apr 27, 2009

    CLEAR CONSCIENCE--BUT STILL WRONG My dad had paid for a membership at Rainbow Falls – a fishing lake about 1 hour into the mountains from our home. About our 2nd visit there, the fish just weren’t biting. That happens at stocked lakes. You could see them – right there in front of you, but more

  • In 1929, The Berlin Municipal Council Recognized ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007

    In 1929, the Berlin Municipal Council recognized Dr. Einstein’s 50th birthday by awarding him a country villa with a lake view. But on visiting the house, his wife found it already occupied and the occupants unwilling to move. An embarrassed Council discovered it had previously given the more

  • A Young Man Went Out To Buy His First Car. He ...

    Contributed by Jerry Caddell on Feb 16, 2007

    A young man went out to buy his first car. He didn’t have a lot of money to spend so he went to a local used-car lot where he found a 1967 Red Mustang in what appeared to be mint condition. He was told by the salesman that the car had been owned by a little old lady from Pasadena, oops, I’m sorry, more

  • For The Life Of An Enemy  PRO

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Feb 14, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    FOR THE LIFE OF AN ENEMY A Baptist pastor named Peter Miller was from a small town in Pennsylvania who lived during the American Revolution. And there was another man who lived there named Michael Wittmann, an evil-minded sort who did all that he could to oppose and humiliate the pastor. He made more

  • The Final Play Of The Game  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 7, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    THE FINAL PLAY OF THE GAME It's never too late to trust Jesus. Oops, I need to qualify that. There IS a time when it's too late to trust Jesus. If you die without putting your faith in Jesus, then it's too late. Someone observed about the thief on the cross that there is one deathbed conversion more

  • Who's Flying The Plane?

    Contributed by Roger Whipp on Dec 31, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    I guess many here including me have in the past and if honest still do sometimes ask this question “Why God?” or “How can there be a God with all this suffering” Sometimes life hands us some tricky situations. Former President Ronald Reagan likes to tell a story which he says is true about a more

  • The Point: Sometimes, The Only Path To Peace Is ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 8, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    [The Point: Sometimes, the only path to peace is straight through struggles.] In Hosea 2:15 God says "I will make the valley of Achor a door of hope." Many years ago I read a book entitled "Door of Hope"; it pointed out that the Hebrew word "achor" means "trouble". So, what God may have more

  • Fruit Of The Spirit  PRO

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jul 6, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT The fruit is singular, not plural. The most common teaching is that there are nine fruits of the Spirit. But that’s not the case. It’s one “fruit,” and that fruit has those characteristics. For instance, take an apple. It’s one apple, but it has many characteristics: more

  • Erma Bombeck Wrote This Essay Entitled, When God ...  PRO

    Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Sep 26, 2002
    based on 30 ratings

    Erma Bombeck wrote this essay entitled, When God Created Women. “By the time the Lord made mothers, he was into his sixth day of working overtime. An Angel appeared and said "Why are you spending so much time on this one?" And the Lord answered and said, "Have you seen the spec sheet on her? She more