Once upon a time Papa Squirrel and Mama Squirrel had a cute little baby. He had a shiny coat and a bushy tail that stood high. "Our son will never have to scavenge for acorns and pecans like we did or scratch out a living. He will have everything he needs to grow up to … Continue reading A Squirrel Named Pride
Yesterday morning the sermon was about God hardening Pharaoh's heart. The lesson noted that God did promise to harden the heart of Pharaoh so that Pharaoh, Egypt, the world, and Israel would know that God is God and that there is no other. A second part of God's reasoning was to convince Pharaoh to release the Hebrews so … Continue reading Heat, Heart, Hardened
The following story runs the circuit of bulletins and sermon illustrations. The story goes this way: Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the South to avoid collision. Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision. Canadians: Negative. You will have to divert your course 15 degrees to the South to avoid … Continue reading It is Your Call
A farmer loved farming. He kept his good seed cleaned and measured - it was always ready. He searched for suitable fields that would produce the best harvest. He loved farming. When he spotted a field that had promise to produce, he invariably saw that the field had weeds. Sometimes there were several; sometimes … Continue reading Farming?
Once upon a time in the Kingdom of Castleberry, there was a King named Clyde. Now King Clyde was a proud, yet noble King who wore upon his head a Crown encrusted with all kinds of jewels. This crown that King Clyde wore, this crown encrusted with jewels, this crown was the pride of the … Continue reading King Clyde’s Crown