Monthly Archives: September 2012

GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Cowboy Without a Horse”


The Cowboy Without a Horse A cowboy rode into town and stopped at a saloon for a drink. Unfortunately, the locals always had a habit of picking on strangers, which he was. When he finished his drink, he found his … Continue reading

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“Was Jesus Christ married? Did Jesus have a wife?”


The recent discovery and translation of the fourth-century “Jesus’ wife papyrus” has reopened the discussion as to whether Jesus had a wife / was married. The “Jesus’ wife papyus” says, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife …’” This discovery is … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “I Didn’t Do It”


I Didn’t Do It One afternoon a man came home from work to find total mayhem in his house. His three children were outside, still in their pajamas, playing in the mud, with empty food boxes and wrappers strewn all … Continue reading

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“Why does God allow Satan to attack us?”


It is true that God allows Satan a certain amount of freedom (see Job 1:12), but it should be understood that it is Satan’s choice to attack God’s children (see 1 Peter 5:8). It was never in God’s original design … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Three Friends Go To Heaven”


Three Friends Go to Heaven After dying in a car crash, three friends go to Heaven for orientation. They are all asked the same question: “When you are in your casket, and friends and family are mourning over you, what … Continue reading

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“Why did God command Abraham to sacrifice Isaac?”


Abraham had obeyed God many times in his walk with Him, but no test could have been more severe than the one in Genesis 22. God commanded, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Ultimate Survivor Show”


The Ultimate Survivor Show A major network is planning the show “Survivor 2” this winter. In response, Texas is planning “Survivor, Texas Style”. The contestants will start in Dallas, travel through Waco, Austin, San Antonio, down to Houston and Brownsville. … Continue reading

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“When were Joseph and Mary considered married?”


There are three passages of Scripture that pertain specifically to the time of Joseph and Mary’s betrothal, the consummation of their marriage, and the birth of Jesus: Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-56; Luke 2:1-7. Each passage reveals something about their relationship … Continue reading

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“Why did God harden Pharaoh’s heart?”


Exodus 7:3-4 says, “But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and though I multiply my miraculous signs and wonders in Egypt he will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and with mighty acts of judgment I … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Church Football”


Church Football Quarterback Sneak – Church members quietly leaving during the invitation. Draw Play – What many children do with the bulletin during worship. Halftime – The period between Sunday School and worship when many choose to leave. Benchwarmer – … Continue reading

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