Tag Archives: resurrection

Death Is Serious Business!

Sometimes we joke about death. Woody Allen said that he wasn’t afraid to die, he just didn’t want to be there when it happened. Rodney Dangerfield, before undergoing a risky surgery, said that if the operation went well, he would … Continue reading

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The Surprise of Easter

It just so happens that Easter falls on April 1 this year—April Fools’ Day. This has led some pranksters to consider the humor in staging a fake Easter egg hunt—allowing children to believe that there were eggs hidden for them … Continue reading

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Close Bond

Two ministers who were good friends had a habit of giving each other a good-natured ribbing. They were always comparing churches, trying to prove that their congregation was the best. One day, one of them said, “I have to admit … Continue reading

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No Fear!

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Shadow of Death

Donald Grey Barnhouse was driving his children to the funeral of their mother. While they were stopped at an intersection, a semi-tractor trailer crossed in front of them, momentarily casting a shadow on their car. Barnhouse asked his children, “Would … Continue reading

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Something to Celebrate

April 20th is observed by many pot smokers as a day to celebrate the use of marijuana. This once underground celebration has become more open in the wake of a wider acceptance of marijuana use. This past Sunday, tens of … Continue reading

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Giving Them New Life

Jesus approached the tomb where they had laid his good friend Lazarus. First, he wept. Then he ordered that the stone be removed from the entrance to the tomb. After that, Jesus prayed that those present would put their faith in … Continue reading

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Escape Artist

Mariska, a 9-year-old horse at Misty Meadow Farm near Midland, Michigan, has learned how to open the latch and free herself from her stall. This talent has earned her the nickname, the “Houdini Horse”. Mariska is not selfish with her … Continue reading

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Best Comeback

It could be a close race for comeback player of the year in the NFL. On the one hand, we have Peyton Manning, who has led the Denver Broncos into the playoffs after sitting out a year and undergoing multiple … Continue reading

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Immortality

Legendary American author Ray Bradbury died on June 5 at the age of 91. Bradbury, best known for his works of science fiction, inspired and entertained many people with his imagination. Bradbury often said that his career was inspired by … Continue reading

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