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A Time For Humour

All the days of the afflicted are evil,
but he who is of a merry heart has a continual feast.
Proverbs 15:15

Humour is one of the keys to open the human heart to God and man
. Some of the best preachers and teachers know how to employ it to get connected to their audiences before they communicate to them the Word of God.

Below are some heart-connectors and ice-breakers for your examination:

1. Who was the greatest financial investor in the Bible?
Noah. He was
able to float his stocks while others were in total liquidation.

2. Which part of the Promised Land was especially wealthy?
The area around the Jordan where the banks were always overflowing.

3. Which servant of God was the most notorious lawbreaker?
Moses. He broke all the 10 Commandments at one go.

4. What kind of man was Boaz before he got married?

5. Why was Goliath surprised when David hit him with a sling and a stone?
The thought had never entered his head.

6. Who was the greatest comedian in the Bible?
Samson. He brought the whole house down.

7. Where was the first tennis match mentioned in the Bible?
When Joseph served in Pharaoh's court.

8. What was the longest period of constipation recorded in the Bible?
Some kings of Israel, such as Saul and David, sat on the throne for forty years. But, their records were broken when Jeroboam reigned forty-one years (2 Kings 14:23).

9. Which Bible characters had no parents?
Adam, the son of God, and Joshua, the son of Nun.

10. What are the directions to Heaven?
Turn right and go straight all the way.

Compiled on:
25 October 2004