By Lowell D. Streiker
Lowell Streiker's Encyclopedia of Humor offers considerable "good fresh enjoyable" everytime you desire inspirational slices of lifestyles, bracing quips, quotable knowledge, or a clean dose of nonsense to complement your sermons or talks.
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Well, he must have been," was the reply. " A Sunday School teacher read a passage from the Old Testament Book of Jonah to her class: "And the Lord appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah; and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. ' . . " (Jonah 1:17-2:2, 10) When she had finished reading, the teacher said, "Now, children, you have heard the Bible story of Jonah and the whale. " Pastor Ringer asked little Brittany what she thought of her first church service. " A little boy asked his father what was the highest number he had ever counted.
And he sat down. A year later it was another monk's turn. " The third year came along and it was another monk's turn. He said, "I want to transfer to another monastery. " 52 • AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF H u m © F s Following the Vatican's declaration that women cannot become priests because they do not resemble Christ, sources report that Colonel Sanders has declared that he will not employ anyone who doesn't resemble a chicken. —Jane Curtin Mark Twain sat through a carefully crafted, dramatically delivered sermon one Sunday morning.
Said the priest. "Bless me, Father, for I have sinned," Flanagan whispered. "Yesterday I killed two lawyers and a politician. . " "I'm not interested in your civic activities," interrupted the priest. " 38 • A N ENCYCLOPEDIA OF H y m © ^ Father Victor Owens, the parish priest, was being honored at a dinner on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his pastorate. A leading local politician, who was a lawyer and a member of the priest's congregation, was to give the keynote speech at the dinner, but found himself delayed in court.
An Encyclopedia of Humor by Lowell D. Streiker