Here are a few summer chuckles, yet each with an important truth. I hope you enjoy them.
A father was approached by his small son who told him proudly, “I know what the bible means.” His father smiled and replied, "what do you mean you ‘know’ what the bible means?” The son replied “I do know!” “Okay”, said his father, “What does the bible mean?” “That’s easy daddy” they young boy replied. “It stands for ‘Basic Information Before Leaving Earth”.
There was a very gracious lady who was mailing an old family bible to her brother in another part of the country. “Is there anything breakable in here?” asked the postal clerk. “Only the Ten Commandments”, answered the lady.
A priest waited in line to have his car filled with gas just before a long holiday weekend. The attendant worked quickly, but there were many cars ahead of him. Finally, the attendant motioned him toward a vacant pump. “Father,” said the young man, “Sorry about the delay, but it seem as if everyone waits until the last minute to get ready for a long trip.” The priest laughed, “I know what you mean. It’s the same in my business.”
There is the story of a pastor who got up one Sunday and announced to his congregation: “I have good news and bad news. The good news is that we have enough money to pay for our new building program. The bad news is that it’s still out there in your pockets.”
While driving in Pennsylvania, a family caught up to an Amish carriage. The owner of the carriage obviously had a sense of humor, because attached to the back of the carriage was a hand printed sign...’Energy efficient vehicle: runs on oats and grass. Caution! Do not step in exhaust.’