One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to dealing with us mere mortals, so can we.
The difference for Christians is we don’t have to debase ourselves or others to generate a smile. Laughter at life or ourselves is a gift from God.
So, let’s smile a little!
There were two men in the hospital. For conversation, one asked the other patient — with bandages from head to toe — “What do you do for a living?”
He said, “I’m a former window washer.”
The first patient asked, “When did you give it up?”
He replied, “Halfway down.”
And now for the bonus …
The Value of a Brief Sermon
The best illustration of the value of brevity in preaching was given by Mark Twain. He said when he had listened for five minutes to the preacher telling of the heathen, he wept, and was going to contribute $50. After 10 minutes more of the sermon, he reduced the amount of his prospective contribution to $25. After a half-hour more of eloquence, he cut the sum to $5. At the end of an hour of oratory, when the plate was passed he stole $2.
THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. — Roald Dahl