Sermons

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16 Pentecost 2020, Proper 20

A minister in a fundamental Baptist church decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon about the hazards of fleshly pleasures. He placed four worms into four separate jars and set them on the altar rail in front him before he preached. The first worm was put into a container of […]

Nov
30

15 Pentecost 2020 Proper 19

There was a man, named Ronald who loved dogs. He served as a speaker in various civic clubs to benefit the SPCA. He was known far and wide as a dog lover. One day his neighbor observed as he poured a new sidewalk from his house out to the street. About the time he smoothed […]

Nov
30

14 Pentecost 2020

The story is told of some little children at play. One of the little girls approached one of the little boys and said, “Hey Billy, want to play house?” He said, “Sure! What do you want me to do?” She replied, “I want you to communicate your feelings.” “Communicate my feelings?” Billy was totally confused. […]

Nov
30

13 Pentecost 2020, Proper 17

The story is told of a grown grandson who was going to visit his grandmother. She had recently moved to an apartment complex, so he phoned her to get directions to her unit. She told him, “I’m in apartment 908. When you come to the front door of the complex you’ll see a large panel […]

Nov
30

12 Pentecost, Proper 16

Have you ever heard these before? A weasel walked into a bar and the bartender says, “Hey, I have never seen a weasel in this bar before. What can I get for you? “Pop,” goes the weasel. Or then about the fellow who stayed up all night to see where the sun went, than it […]

Nov
30

11 Pentecost 2020, Proper 15

The story is told of a trial in a small Southern town. The prosecuting attorney called his first witness to the stand, a grandmotherly, elderly woman. He approached her and asked, “Mrs. Jones, do you know me?” She responded, “Why yes, I do know you, Mr. Williams. I’ve known you since you were a boy, […]

Nov
30

10 Pentecost 2020, Proper 14

A number of years ago now there was a Peanuts cartoon in which Linus comes running across the beach to Charlie Brown shouting “I can swim, I can swim!” Charlie Brown said, “Well, I’m glad to hear that Linus, congratulations!” “Yes sir,” Linus says, “If I’m ever aboard an ocean liner and it sinks four […]

Nov
30

9 Pentecost 2020, Proper 13

Two magicians are walking down the street, arguing over which of them is the better magician. As they walk they see a bakery and the first magician says to the second, “I am such a great magician, I bet I can take three donuts from this store without being noticed.” They walk into the store […]

Nov
30

8 Pentecost 2020, Proper 12

Optical illusions are interesting in that once you see a picture one way it can be difficult to see it any other way. You know Jesus spent a lot of time trying to help people see life differently. Sometimes we get so used to looking at life one way or understanding spiritual things or God […]

Nov
30

7 Pentecost 2020, Proper 11

What do you think the drummer named his identical twin daughters? Hello! Anna 1, Anna 2 Did you hear about the fellow who failed his Calculus exam because he was seated between two identical twins. It was hard to differentiate between them. Twins, there are famous stories about identical twins The Prince and the Pauper, […]