Monthly Archive

2008

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Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1957

Good Morning 02-04

"He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me; because he delighted in me." - Psalm 18:19   A favorite charge against Christians is that they live in a narrow worl read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2937

Mom's Phone

Because my mother had a habit of losing her cordless phone, I bought her a phone with a clip on it so she could attach it directly to her belt. A few days later, I walked into my mother's home and fou... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
5623

The Body of Christ

Can you recognize the body of Christ when you see it?  Listen Online: {audio}podcast/sm20080203.mp3{/audio} read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2755

Cleaning Job

Fresh out of high school, I found a job cleaning the elegant home of an older couple. Among other duties, I had to dust their many imported carvings and petrified collectibles, as well as pick up aft... read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1751

Good Morning 02-02

"When Moses' hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up, one on one side, one on the other so that his hands remained steady ti read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2998

Shopping Bags

It was very crowded at the supermarket, and the customer in front of me had a large order. As the harried looking clerk lifted the final bag for her, its bottom gave way, sending the contents crashing... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
2361

Squirrel Course

Squirrels drive me nuts.  I have 2 squirrel stories from my past that have left me with mixed feelings about these rodents.  So I am always happy to find people who fight back and make thi read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
3042

Stolen Turkey

Ducking into confession with a turkey in his arms, Brian said, "Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. I stole this turkey to feed my family. Would you take it and settle my guilt?" "Certainly not," ... read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
2044

Good Morning 01-30

"For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come." - 1 Timothy 4:8   When Friday co read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
3220

For Sale: One Lying Bathroom Mirror

Nobody enjoys privacy more than Yours Truly. I confess I am not a very happy camper when that privacy is compromised in any fashion. Recently, I endured a tremendous trespass on my privacy. One day l... read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1812

Good Morning 01-29

"For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." - Matthew 6:21   Our treasure,(that which we value most), is like a magnet. It draws our thoughts, desire, and our act read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1814

Good Morning 01-28

"We glory in tribulation also, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope; and hope maketh not ashamed." - Romans 5:3-5   There is read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1777

Good Morning 01-27

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY   This is the day the LORD hath made, let us rejoice and be glad in it.   Isaiah 9:1-4 1 Cor. 1:10-17 Matthew 4:12-23 Psalm 27:1-9   On this Third read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
3816

Righteousness and Prayer

What is the relationship of righteousness to effective prayer? The answer will lead you not only to answered pray but maybe healing from sickness too. Listen Online: {audio}podcast/sm20080127 read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1702

Good Morning 01-26

"Restore unto me the joy of Thy Salvation." - Psalm 51:12   David was a poetic genius. Guided by the Holy Spirit, he had written the immoral Twenty-Third Psalm. He was a hero of m read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1744

Good Morning 01-25

"I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, for your fellowship in the Gospel from the first day until now." - Phi read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1700

Good Morning 01-24

"He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy." - Proverbs 28:13   Modern psychiatrists tell us that a sense of guilt crowded do read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1819

Good Morning 01-23

"The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace." - Romans 8:6   Paul divides people into two categories, those who let themselves be con read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2619

Employment Search

My employment search preoccupied our family for months. One day my husband told our three boys that to make things easier for me, he had a list of jobs for them.They were all silent until our six-year... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
2530

White Dwarf

The white dwarf sun pulls everything towards it - except blue balls apparently.  This game has three different versions to try and is calmly intense to play. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbyg... read more..

God's Penman
Rev. James L. Snyder
4760

Getting Through the Longest Month of the Year

Some things in life seem like they will never end, they just drag on and on with no sign of running out of steam. Maybe it is simply me, but I find I have a limited amount of steam these days, par read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1705

Good Morning 01-22

"For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive?"   This is a heart and memory searching question. It greets us at every point as we try to read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2922

Windy Walk

So George goes out on a really windy night to walk over and visit his friend Sam, who is sick in bed. Several hours later, George drags his weary body into Sam's house and collapses on the couch."I te... read more..

FunBlog
Pastor Tim
2458

Harmonica Medley

I think most people would have to spend back to back life sentences in prison to learn to play the harmonica this well.  But Buddy Greene (as far as I know) didn't. (adsbygoogle = read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1736

Good Morning 01-21

"Better is a dry morsel and quietness than a house full of sacrifices with strife." - Proverbs 17:1   The house full of strife of which the inspired writer was speaking was not kn read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2858

Test Crash

As the test pilot climbed out of the experimental aircraft, having torn off the wings and tail in the crash landing, the crash truck arrived.A rescuer saw the bloodied pilot and asked, "What happened?... read more..

Sermons
Pastor Tim
4243

The Place of Good Works

Do good works earn you anything from God?   Listen Online: {audio}podcast/sm20070120.mp3{/audio} read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1699

Good Morning 01-20

Isaiah 49:1-6 1 Cor. 1:1-9 John 1:29-41 Psalm 40:1-12   Jesus came to take away the sins of the world. This mission was assigned by God, accomplished by the Son of God, and revealed to Jo read more..

Clean Jokes
Pastor Tim
2689

Mailbox Problem

A friend asked me to replace the rotted post that her mailbox sat on, but to save the beloved old box. I managed to extract all but one of the rusty nails in the bottom of the mailbox. To free the las... read more..

Shirley Choat
Shirley Choat
1569

Good Morning 01-19

"Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in  Thy sight, O LORD my strength and my Redeemer." - Psalm 19:14   This is the prayer of one who has read more..