Monthly Archives: April 2012

GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Aspiring Psychiatrists”


The Aspiring Psychiatrists The aspiring psychiatrists were attending their first class on emotional extremes. “Just to establish some parameters,” said the professor, to the student from Arkansas, “What is the opposite of joy?” “Sadness,” said the student. “And the opposite … Continue reading

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“Can people in heaven look down and see us?”


Hebrews 12:1 states, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses…” Some understand the “cloud of witnesses” to be people looking down on us from heaven. That is not the correct interpretation. Hebrews chapter 11 records … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Things You’d Like to Say at Work But Can’t”


Things You’s Like to Say at Work But Can’t Sarcasm is just one more service we offer. * If I throw a stick, will you leave? * You! . . . Off my planet! * Does your train of thought … Continue reading

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“How is eternity in hell a fair punishment for sin?”


This is an issue that bothers many people who have an incomplete understanding of three things: the nature of God, the nature of man, and the nature of sin. As fallen, sinful human beings, the nature of God is a … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Psychiatric Hotline”


Psychiatric Hotline Hello, Welcome to the Psychiatric Hotline. If you are obsessive-compulsive, please press 1 repeatedly. If you are co-dependent, please ask someone to press 2. If you have multiple personalities, please press 3, 4, 5 and 6. If you … Continue reading

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“What did Jesus mean when He instructed us to turn the other cheek?”


The entire section of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in which this verse is found can be understood as one where Jesus actually serves to elevate the importance of following Israel’s moral law beyond the letter to the spirit of the … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Stop Sign”


The Stop Sign A police officer pulled over a red Porsche after it had run a stop sign, “May I see your driver’s license and registration please?” “What’s the problem, officer?” snapped the motorist. “Your just ran the stop sign … Continue reading

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“Who divided the Bible into chapters and verses? Why and when was it done?”


When the books of the Bible were originally written, they did not contain chapter or verse references. The Bible was divided into chapters and verses to help us find Scriptures more quickly and easily. It is much easier to find … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Montana Grizzly Bear Notice”


Montana Grizzly Bear Notice In light of the rising frequency of human/grizzly bear conflicts, the Montana Department of Fish and Game is advising hikers, hunters, and fishermen to take extra precautions and keep alert for bears while in the field. … Continue reading

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“Is saying OMG or words like ‘geez’ still taking the Lord’s name in vain?”


The idea of “taking the Lord’s name in vain” is first found in Exodus 20 when Moses receives the Ten Commandments. The third commandment states, “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD … Continue reading

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