Does God Know About this?

Not By Yourself

Before she died, an elderly lady wanted to visit England, the home of her ancestors. She needed a passport, so she went to the Federal Office and applied."You must take the loyalty oath first," the passport clerk said. "Raise your right hand, please."The senior...

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No Big Secret

I heard recently about a "big city" boy who was preaching in a small country town. He wanted to learn everything "country" so that I could fit in. As he was searching for Widow Jones' farm, he got lost on the back roads. He saw a farmer walking into his barn so he...

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There’s Something Bigger

A number of years ago, Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks did a popular series of comedy sketches called the "2000-Year-Old Man" which developed into several hilarious albums. The premise has Carl Reiner interviewing Mel Brooks playing the old man and inquiring concerning...

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When God Says “No”…

I heard a story about a young girl who wrote a letter to a missionary to let him know that her class had been praying for him. But evidently she'd been told not to request a response to her letter because the missionaries were very busy. So the missionary got a kick...

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Willing to Share

A young man saw an elderly couple sitting down to lunch at McDonald's. He noticed that they had ordered one meal, and an extra drink cup. As he watched, the gentleman carefully divided the hamburger in half, then counted out the fries, one for him, one for her, until...

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Zeal Without Knowledge

The following story is one that is reported to have been told by Napoleon to spark patriotism among his men:Once, while visiting a province he came upon an old soldier in full uniform but with one sleeve hanging empty. He proudly wore the coveted Legion of Honor....

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Dwelling in God’s House

I heard about a lady who had just moved from an apartment to a house in the same small town. One day at the grocery store, she used the last of her personalized checks bearing her old address. The cashier examined the check and asked if all the information on it was...

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Alan Smith