Tag Archives: temptation

Very Tempting!

A young boy was sitting on a park bench with his grandfather when a beautiful girl walked by. The boy asked, “Grandpa, is it a sin to look at a pretty girl?” Grandpa thought for a few seconds before he gave his … Continue reading

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Looks Can Be Deceiving

Advertisers sure do know how to make food look good to prospective customers. Pictures of luscious meals make people suddenly feel hungry, and often entice them to buy the advertised product. However, the item purchased usually doesn’t look nearly as … Continue reading

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That’s One Benefit

A woman was once being interviewed on her 102nd birthday. One of the reporters asked her about the benefits of living past the century mark. She wittily replied, “There is no peer pressure! Peer pressure certainly is a factor that … Continue reading

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What Are You Chasing?

According to the Chicago Tribune, on March 3, 1995, a thirty-eight-year-old man who was walking to his temporary job at a warehouse tried to get there by cutting across eight lanes of a busy highway. After he crossed the four … Continue reading

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Careful What You Think!

Dieters sometimes feel that just thinking about food adds inches to their waistline. Dr. Alan P. Xenakis, author of Why Doesn’t My Funny Bone Make Me Laugh?, says dieters may be right. In certain people, thinking about food increases their … Continue reading

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Dangerous Thirst

In one movie some men were shipwrecked and left drifting aimlessly on the ocean in a lifeboat. As the days passed under the scorching sun, their rations of food and fresh water ran out. One man ignored all previous warnings … Continue reading

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Impulse Buying

Normally I am fairly focused when I go into a store to buy something. I get the items I need and get out as quickly as possible. However, a few days ago I got held up in line at the … Continue reading

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Deer in the Headlights

I narrowly missed hitting a deer as I was driving home a few nights ago. I saw her in the headlights and slowed down as I approached her. She was walking slowly and calmly toward the highway, apparently oblivious to … Continue reading

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Forsaking All Others

Russ Blowers had retired after decades of successful ministry. He was a preacher in a large, growing church and was in great demand as a speaker for seminars and conferences. When someone asked Russ what his greatest accomplishment was, he answered, … Continue reading

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Bad Influence

A New York man who ran on to the playing area at Citi Field during the All-Star game faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. The suspect, 18-year-old Dylan McCue-Masone is charged with interfering with a … Continue reading

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