Category Archives: Humor

“Life is empty under the sun”

First of series on Ecclesiastes by Dr. Jerry Rueb      Introduction: Today we start a journey from the opposite side of where we have been in the book of Philippians.  Ecclesiastes is not a happy book –It is a 3000-year-old … Continue reading

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Ants: Dratted little miracles

  “Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.” Proverbs 6:6-8 I don’t mind them … Continue reading

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License to Witness: When “vanity” plates exalt Him

Vanity: excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements. Vanity plate: a vehicle license plate bearing a distinctive or personalized combination of letters, numbers, or both. I guess the point of posting these custom license plates is: … Continue reading

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The two of us: Jerry (3rd of 3)

One New Year’s Day I woke up and announced to Jerry, “My resolution this year is to be an ‘all-full’ kind of person like you!” “An awful kind of person?” he asked. His humor is deliberate mis-hearing. I tell him … Continue reading

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The two of us: 5,110 days into our honeymoon (2nd of 3)

Jerry had prayed that God would bring him a wife, so when we had our “appointment” (I didn’t want to call it a “date”) on February 3rd, two days after my much-rehearsed “Canwegettogetherandtalk” speech, he assumed I was the right … Continue reading

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Socrates in the City: Science and God (with John Lennox, Oxford)

A tidbit from Dr. Lennox to whet your appetite: Lennox: One night at dinner at Oxford I found myself sitting beside a very eminent biochemist and unfortunately he asked me what I did. I said “I’m a pure mathematician” and … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Dry Serbian humor about a wet subject (Day 18)

Rain-swollen rivers did not cause problems for us. Our ark just floated a bit higher than we would have otherwise. But it did cause problems for people living along the shore. When we were docked in Belgrade (at the confluence … Continue reading

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