Funny how we set our clocks to arise at 4:00am or 5:00am to be at the job by 7:30, yet when Saturday comes we can't get to church for 11:00am to praise the one who gave us the jobs!
Funny how we call God our Father and Jesus our brother, but find it hard to introduce them to our family.
Funny how small our sins seem, but how big "their" sins are.
Funny how we demand justice for others, but expect mercy from God.
Funny how much difficulty some have learning the gospel well enough to tell others, but how simple it is to understand and explain the latest gossip about someone else.
Funny how we can't think of anything to say when we pray, but don't have any difficulty thinking of things to talk about to a friend.
Funny how we are so quick to take directions from a total stranger when we are lost, but are hesitant to take God's direction for our lives.
Funny how so many church goers sing "Standing on the Promises" but all they do is sit on the premises.
Funny how people want God to answer their prayers, but refuse to listen to His counsel.
Funny how we sing about heaven, but live only for today.
Funny how people think they are going to Heaven but don't think there is a Hell.
Funny how it is okay to blame God for evil and suffering in the world, but it is not necessary to thank Him for what is good and pleasant.
Funny how when something goes wrong, we cry, "Lord, why me?" but when something goes right, we think, "Hey, it must be me!"
Funny how I wish I was created an angel, but the Lord saw fit to make me a
Funny how humans are exhorted to fight sins to the point of discouragement, but the angels do not.
Funny how humans are so frail and fragile, anybody or anything can easily kill them a thousand ways, and, as if this weren't enough, they then would have face the inescapable fires of hell.
Funny how humans have the flesh, the world, the devil and his angels to contend with, but the angels are untouchables.
Funny how humans are bent on evil, as the Bible says, No one doeth good, no not one, yet angels have it so easy.
Funny how that humans have to walk a difficult, narrow path that leads to eternal life, yet angels are there already.
Funny how that if there could be a button that would rid ourselves of sin and its effects, that I'm sure most of us yearning to be free, would press it.
Funny how that others egg us on to perfection, which is Biblical, but that poor, hapless majority are yet sold under sin.
Funny how fatalist it is to think that only a few will be saved, for although Israel is as many as the sand of the sea, yet only a remnant will be saved. Funny how simple it is for people to trash God ... and then wonder why the world is in the condition it is today..20
Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says.
Funny how everyone wants to go to heaven provided they do not have to believe, think, say, or do anything the Bible says.
Funny or is it scary?
Funny how someone can say "I believe in God" but still follow Satan (who,by the way, also "believes"in God).
Funny how you can send a thousand 'jokes' through e-mail and they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing.
Funny how the lewd, crude, vulgar and obscene pass freely through cyber space, but the public discussion of Jesus is suppressed in the school and work place.
Funny, isn't it? Funny how someone can be so fired up for Christ on Sunday, but be an invisible Christian the rest of the week.
Are you laughing?
Oh wait...maybe all this isn't so "funny" after all.
But thank God Almighty that inspite of our wickedness, He bears long with us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. For He knoweth that we are but grass. God, be merciful unto us sinners, reprobates, children of wrath.
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