By Lowell D. Streiker
Lowell Streiker's Encyclopedia of Humor presents ample ''good fresh fun'' everytime you desire inspirational slices of existence, bracing quips, quotable knowledge, or a fresh dose of nonsense to complement your sermons or talks
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So the monks decided to send an angel messenger up to God Himself to ask the question. " Then Jesus took his Disciples up the mountain and, gathering them round him, he taught them, saying: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. Blessed are the meek. Blessed are they who mourn. Blessed are the merciful. Blessed are they who thirst for justice. Blessed are you when persecuted. Blessed are you when you suffer. Be glad and rejoice, for your reward is great in Heaven. Try to remember what I'm telling you!
Ten minutes later I decided to keep the bills and give him my loose change. Another ten minutes and I was darned if I'd give 36 • A N ENCYCLOPEDIA OF H U m @ F s him anything at all. " At the church I attend there is a young woman whose husband is an usher. During last Sunday's morning service, she became terribly worried that she might have left a roast cooking in the oven. She wrote a note to her husband and passed it to him by way of another usher. The latter, thinking it was a note for the pastor, handed it to the minister with the morning's offering.
Nigel: "That's not true, Vicar. " Recently there was a dispute (quite possibly foolish) between some Benedictines and Dominicans as to which order was loved the 54 • AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF H u m © F s most by God. After an examination of history, personal experience, and resort to prayer, no agreement could be reached. So the monks decided to send an angel messenger up to God Himself to ask the question. " Then Jesus took his Disciples up the mountain and, gathering them round him, he taught them, saying: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.