Tag Archives: cross

An Easter Story

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said,“Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.” The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the Holy man looked in. In the middle of …

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It’s In The Valleys I Grow

By Jane Eggleston  Sometimes life seems hard to bear,Full of sorrow, trouble and woeIt’s then I have to rememberThat it’s in the valleys I grow.  If I always stayed on the mountain topAnd never experienced pain,I would never appreciate God’s loveAnd would be living in vain.  I have so much …

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The Singing Pastor

This is from a retired Lutheran Pastor of the Missouri synd. It’s clean and funny. It would put a whole new spin on Sunday sermons! One Sunday morn, a pastor decided to do something a little different. He said ‘Today, in church, I am goingto say a single word and …

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And They Crucified Him

Christ and 2 others crucified

-- Author Unknown

A medical doctor provides a physical description:

The cross is placed on the ground and the exhausted man is quickly thrown backwards with his shoulders against the wood. The legionnaire feels for the depression at the front of the wrist. He drives a heavy, square wrought-iron nail through the wrist deep into the wood. Quickly he moves to the other side and repeats the action, being careful not to pull the arms too tightly, but to allow some flex and movement. The cross is then lifted into place. The left foot is pressed backward against the right foot, and with both feet extended, toes down, a nail is driven through the arch of each, leaving the knees flexed. The victim is now crucified.

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The Invisible Letter

Red-headed boy with bow tie

-- Author Unknown

Sally jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of the operating
room.  She said: "How is my little boy?  Is he going to be all right?
When can I see him?"  The surgeon said, "I'm sorry.  We did all we
could, but your boy didn't make it."  Sally said, "Why do little
children get cancer?  Doesn't God care anymore?  Where were you, God,
when my son needed you?"  The surgeon asked, "Would you like some time

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