You gotta love compassionate Christian Seniors.
A woman had just returned to her home from an evening of church services, when she was startled by an intruder. She caught the man in the act robbing her home of its valuables and yelled: ‘Stop! Acts 2:38!’
The burglar stopped in his tracks. The woman calmly called the police and explained what she had done.
As the officer cuffed the man to take him in, he asked the burglar: ‘Why did you just stand there? All the lady did was yell a scripture at you.’
‘Scripture?’ replied the burglar. ‘She said she had an Axe and Two 38’s!’
Z: In case you don’t know (and not many of us do!), here it is:
“38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Acts 2:38
Funny that the actual quote is about repentance to a burglar 🙂
May all of you feel repentant and blessed!
PRAY, PLEASE…for our dear buddy and strong patriot, Jersey Jack, who’s back home and still feeling lousy…please pray!
Please pray for the family of John McCain upon his passing yesterday. I didn’t often agree with him, but it’s not a bad thing for a man to be so revered by the both parties. And we all know what any family goes through at a time like this.
When the obligatory condolences and commiseration period winds down, ask me what I really think of him, especially from a career Navy veteran’s perspective.
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There was a cute story a shooting instructor for a local police department told me
decades ago. A woman called the cops to report a peeping tom. When they
arrived on the scene, the cops ordered the guy to lie down. The perp refused to
comply with the cops orders. He stood there with his hands up and his face
was glued to a window pane. He told the cops that he would not move a muscle.
The woman had a .357 pointed at his nose on the other side of the glass.
“Do you think McCain ‘s character will be even more missed because of the man in the White House now?” CNN’s Jake Tapper.
Nice, huh? (&*$(*&$#@Q(*&$ Trump isn’t invited to the funeral, per McCain’s request, for demeaning his military service. Ya, well….That says a lot and I believe it tarnishes a bit McCain’s gold glow from the media today….Altho I’d probably have done the same thing were I McCain.
Seems to me that CNN is GLOWING about McCain because of things I don’t necessarily admire …..One is how admitting your foibles is so honorable…I don’t think so. THey’re loving how “he was honest about his imperfections” Rubbish
“He transcended Party” That means “He wasn’t a typical Republican”, doesn’t it, to leftwingers.
Dan Rather said “……he was Republican …or whatever that term means today..” And then the jerk Rather proceeds to tell the story every American has known for 50 years, that McCain was given the chance to leave Hanoi Hilton because of his dad and granddad but stayed if his mates were staying…Rather made me laugh out loud as he told the story as if he’d just heard it and had to share! SUCH a jerk.
And I don’t think CNN’s people would be SO admiring of any leftwinger who admitted HIS party’s foibles…no way.
The chemistry between McCain and Trump has never been good. However, after the announcement of McCains terminal condition, I do wish Trump had toned down the criticism of the man. You never dis a dying person. Trump might’ve got that one vote he needed to cancel Obamacare had he made “nice” with the man. He also might’ve looked better to those who supported McCain (not me).
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Have a wonderful Sunday…. good one…. 🙂
Well, I don’t blame Trump for dissing John McCain. (I did NOT like him calling McCain a coward for being captured.) A dying man? Yes. But a repentant one for screwing up the Republican agenda (THAT WE ALL VOTED FOR!) again and again? Nope. He should have taken a page from Lee Atwater nearing the end. There’s no credit to Charles Manson just because he dies. Same here. But not for the family.
Prayers continue for Jersey Jack.
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Mal, you just perfectly described all I’ve EVER asked of Trump. That’s alll I’ve asked; be decent, pay attention to how things come off to the public, etc.
Baysider…..to Trump, anybody who dies doing anything has a “GREAT family” and was “an INCREDIBLE person”….All soldiers aren’t incredible, and their families don’t become great because they died.
Of course Trump should never have slammed McCain like he did….and, trust me, I am NO McCain fan. I’ve always been angry at his ‘no torture’ thing….after being reminded he was totally tortured for 4 straight days and then for 5 1/2 years, in solitary confinement for 3 of them, I started realizing why he feels so strongly about not torturing.
No, no repentance and now no grace in specifying NO TRUMP AT MY FUNERAL.
Love the story.
Praying for Jersey Jack. Poor man. Wonder what’s wrong.
I knew I was playing in your yard with my comments, Z, but sometimes that happens, too!
No, although I am mad he turned traitor to not only Trump, but the GOP, he didn’t do anywhere near the things Charles Manson did so there is no comparison there. It would be like if we heard Nancy Peloci or Mad Maxine Waters had brain cancer and dying. I’d feel sorry for them being terminal but glad they won’t be around to keep screwing things up. Is that wrong?
I’ll just align myself with Bocopro’s remarks and leave it at that.
Everyone should remember that John McCain was a jerk, same as Trump. Trump will never learn to keep his mouth shut, just like McCain. In the end McCain was a deserter to his party because of his personal animus to Trump, which was fueled by Trump’s personal animus to McCain.
At that, I thank God for McCain’s service even though he did lots of dumb stuff, like election finance laws. We don’t need no stinking limitations of the amount someone can give to a candidate, but we need to limit WHO can contribute, i.e. only individuals that live in the political subdivision under contest. This takes the lobbyists, corporations, PAC’s and Unions out of the equation.
Sorry about being so late to comment. My trophy wife and I were out celebrating our 51st wedding anniversary.
Put me down for a 3rd on bocopro.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO YOU AND MRS BOB, BOB!!! May you have many happy healthy more years together…51 years and I only got 19 😦
God bless you both!