Does God has a sense of humor? Does God like laughter? Hmmm. "to everything there is a season." "a time to laugh." Yes, God is a God of order and balance. Which must include laughter and a sense of humor! Check it out. What His Word s Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. Isaiah 40:12. And the stories that follow.
On the first day, God created the dog and said: "Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of . . .
Cold, Cold Day
On a very cold, snowy Sunday in February, only the pastor and one farmer arrived at the village church. The pastor said, 'Well, I guess we won't have a service today.' The farmer replied: 'Pastor, even if only one cow shows up at feeding time, I feed it.'
If Noah had lived in the United States in the year 2000 the story may have gone something like this: And the Lord spoke to Noah and said, In one year . . .
Mr. Johnson, a businessman from Utah, went on a business trip to California. He promptly sent an email back home to his wife, Teresa. Unfortunately, he mistyped a letter and . . .
"Noah! No, you can't keep them! I told you, don't bring home any more strays!"
Abraham! Stop wandering around the countryside and get home.
"And lo it came to pass that the trader known as Abraham.com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot.
The Children of Israel
The boy listened closely as the rabbi read the Bible. 'May I ask a question?' he asked. 'Sure. Go ahead. Ask your question,' replied the rabbi. 'Well, the Bible says that the children of Israel crossed the Red Sea-the children of Israel built the temple-the children of Israel did this and the children of Israel did that. Didn't the grown-ups ever do anything?'
A kitten climbed up a tree, and then was afraid to come down. The pastor coaxed, offered warm milk, etc. The kitty would not come down. The tree was not sturdy enough to climb, so the pastor decided that if he tied a rope to his car and drove away . . .
A pastor went out one Saturday afternoon to visit his church members. At one house, it was obvious that someone was home, but nobody came to the door even though the preacher knocked several times.
Semper Fi. Bible Moms.
An atheist professor was teaching a college class and he told the class that he was going to prove that there was no God.
He said, "God if you are real, then I want you to knock me off this platform. I'll give you 15 minutes!" Ten minutes went by. He kept taunting God, saying, "Here I am God, I'm still waiting."
He got down to the last couple of minutes as a big 240-pound Christian Marine happened to walk by the door on his way to a school recruiting meeting. He stopped and listened to what the professor said.
The Marine walked into the classroom and in the last minute, hit the professor full force, sending him flying off the platform.
The professor got up, obviously shaken, and said, "Where did you come from, and why did you do that?"
The Marine replied, "God has more important matters to attend to, so He sent me!"
Where did cats come from? Who created them? How did that work out, actually? What did it look like?
Where did that phase come from? Sure, it's a simple spring reminder. Look outside the box. Imagine some other origins of the phrase, "April Showers Bring May Flowers".