Like the rest of us who serve our Lord and his people, you can probably use some smiles heading into today. Maybe you’ll find a way to share these smiles with someone else. Serve the Lord with gladness (and humor)!
Hymns for God’s People in the Autumn of their Lives
- Precious Lord, Take My Hand (And Help Me Get Up)
- It Is Well with My Soul (But my Back Hurts)
- Nobody Knows the Trouble I Have Seeing Amazing Grace (Considering My Age)
- Just a Slower Walk with Thee
- Count Your Many Birthdays, Name Them One by One
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (And Speak Up)
- Give Me That Old Timer’s Religion
- Blessed Insurance
- Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah (I’ve Forgotten Where I Parked)
Three pastors were driving together to a conference when a deer ran out of the woods and across the highway. The driver swerved to miss it, running the car off the road and into a ditch.
It wasn’t long before another car pulled over to check on the accident victims.
The pastor who was driving assured the Good Samaritan that no one was hurt, just shaken up a bit. The pastor in the back seat added, “Yes, Jesus is with us!”
The Good Samaritan responded, “Well, you’d better let Him get in with me; the way you’re driving, you’re going to kill Him!”
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Coming out of church, Mrs. Smith asked her husband, “Do you think that Johnson girl is tinting her hair?”
“I didn’t even see her,” admitted Mr. Smith.
“And that dress Mrs. Davis was wearing,” continued Mrs. Smith, “Really, don’t tell me you think that’s the proper outfit for a mother of two?”
“I’m afraid I didn’t notice that either,” said Mr. Smith.
“Oh, for heaven’s sake,” snapped Mrs. Smith. “A lot of good it does you to go to church.”
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An elderly woman walked into the local country church. A friendly usher greeted her at the door. “Where would you like to sit?” he asked politely.
“The front row, please,” she answered.
“You really don’t want to do that,” the usher said. “The pastor is really boring.”
“Do you happen to know who I am?” the woman inquired.
“No,” the usher replied.
“I’m the pastor’s mother,” she replied indignantly.
The usher responded, “Do you know who I am?”
“No,” she huffed.
“Good,” he replied.
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