Posts from 2022

Building on the Foundation of Christ

I Corinthians 3:10-15 A lady went to a psychiatrist complaining of a terrible phobia.“Every time I lay down on my bed I get this terrible fear thatthere is something underneath. “Wow” responded thepsychiatrist “I’ve never heard of such a phobia, but like allphobias it can be treated, but it will likely take around 20sessions.” “OK”…

Grow Up

I Corinthians 3:1-9 Two gold fish are in a tank.One looks at the other and says, “You know how todrive this thing?!”Two soldiers are in a tank.One looks at the other and says,“BLUBLUBBLUBLUBBLUB.” Did you hear about the fire at the lettuce farm?There was only romains.That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Today we are…

Preach Christ Crucified

I Corinthians 2:1-16 A pregnant woman asked her boss if she couldhave the day off because she wasn’t feeling toowell. He tells her the only way she is leaving workis if she starts her contractions. So she yells “Can’t,didn’t, won’t, shouldn’t, couldn’t, wouldn’t!” Today we will continue our study of Paul’s letter toCorinth by looking…

Boast Only in Christ

I Corinthians 1:26-31 What’s the difference between a tuna, a piano, and glue? Youcan tune a piano, but you can’t piano a tuna. What about theglue? I knew you’d get stuck on that. Today we are going to read the conclusion of I Corinthians 1.Paul continues his discussion about their division and gives thema few…

The Word of the Cross

I Corinthians 1:18-25 There was a rainbow that got into trouble and was sent to prism.Not to worry, it was a light sentence. Last week we saw Paul’s greeting and rebuke to the church atCorinth for the divisions that were happening within the church.He encouraged them to be unified and reminded them of theirbaptism. Now,…

Warning Against Division

I Corinthians 1:1-17 A mother and her son go to church and the son says “Mom, Ihave to go pee!”The mom says “You shouldn’t say that in church. From now onjust say you have to whisper.”The next week when the boy’s father takes him to church the boysays “Dad, I have to whisper.”The dad replies…

Father’s Day 2022

Joshua 23-24 A little old man told his wife, “I have to go to my doctor’sappointment now. I’ll see you later.”After he left, his wife sat down on the couch and watchedtelevision. A news report came on that someone was drivingdown the interstate highway in the wrong direction .Knowing that that was the route he…

Joshua 22: A Blessing & an Accusation

Joshua 22:1-34 A man goes swimming in the ocean but gets sucked out tosea. A boat passes by him and tells him to climb aboard buthe says “I have faith, God will save me.”The Coast Guard comes by with a rescue helicopter and tellshim to climb the ladder up, but he says “I have faith,…

Joshua: Cities for Levites

Joshua 21:1-45 I asked my friend to explain to me what an acorn was.He said it’s an oak tree in a nutshell. A detective found a pocket watch at the train station, andasked his assistant, “what does this tell you?” The assistant inspected it carefully and said,“Well, based on the engraving and the fact that…

Joshua: Cities of Refuge

Joshua 20:1-9 I don’t buy temporary insanity as a murder defense. Becausepeople kill people. That’s an animal instinct. I think breakinginto someone’s home and ironing all their clothes istemporary insanity. Today we are going to take a look at Joshua 20.This chapter describes God’s mercy as He appoints cities ofrefuge in order to protect people…