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Saturday, June 08, 2013

What's Your Excuse?

Adam was a liar
Noah was a drunk
Abraham was too old
Isaac was a daydreamer
Jacob was a liar
Joseph was abused
Moses stuttered
Gideon was afraid
Samson was a womanizer
Rahab was a prostitute
Jeremiah was too young
David was an adulterer
Elisha was suicidal
Isaiah preached naked
Jonah ran from God
Naomi was a widow
Job went bankrupt 
John the Baptist ate bugs
Peter denied Christ
Zacchaeus was too small
Paul was too religious
the disciples fell asleep
Martha worried
Timothy was too young
Lazarus was dead
the Samaritan woman had many failed marriages

What's your excuse?

Blessings ~ great examples ~ God's grace, mercy, love, patience ~


  1. Howdy from the Flint Hills!
    I like this post!
    I'll get back to you on that one....need to think about it.

    God bless,

  2. Oh, my goodness, Sandra, I'll have to think about this one!

  3. Wow, very powerful! Certainly covers it all, so no excuses left.

    Have a blessed Sunday. xo

  4. But, but, but .... *lol*
    (I get the point, just being silly. Good lesson.) ~:)

  5. Well, "Isaiah preached naked" made me laugh out loud, then wonder if this technique would increase or decrease attendance at church in modern I guess "Quinn is irreverent"!

  6. excuse?.... the dog did it.

  7. That does about cover everything - except for Isaiah LOL - had to laugh at Quinn's comment! Hugs to you this beautiful Sunday.

  8. I don't have one. That is a good reminder that we are all sinners...every one.

  9. Where did you find this? Its really mervellous!

  10. May I use this list sometime, linking back to you, of course. We each have different readers and this post of yours is just too good not to share.
    Thanks, Nancy

  11. Deanna, have you thought about it?

    Debbie, it is quite a list.

    Dewena, have you thought about it?

    Sherri, sometimes I hate having no excuses! -grin-

    Sparky, always preaching to the choir, doncha know? -grin-

    Vickie, you're welcome.

    Quinn, I laughed as well the remembered David who danced naked before the Lord. His wife, Michal, laughed and God struck her barren.

    Cheryl, God isn't as stupid as humans -grin-.

    Jill, it was funny!

    Charlotte, every single one of us.

    Dori, I've seen it before but this time was in a Joel Osteen book.

    Nancy, yes, of course and you're welcome.


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