Comment by dan — November 1, 2012 @ 5:12 am
haha maybe it was that day in history spurgeon preached his sermon are we feeding sheep or entertaining goats,show me the sinner that was saved by playing airhockey may or may not have been in his outline i would have to go back and check…haha
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Comment by Bob the Luthercostel — November 1, 2012 @ 8:46 am
And then he did not rest in the bean bag chair and then did not watch the “Left Behind” series on the DVD player.
Comment by Helen — November 1, 2012 @ 1:24 pm
– A very wistful ha, ha, ha.
@ Dan, you summed up my thoughts…
@ Bob, reckon no pizza either!
Comment by Carol — November 1, 2012 @ 6:22 pm
What a difference a century made….a sad thing when entertaining the youth with a “youth room” and dumbing them down with junk food seems to create a bright future for the church.
Comment by Mark Applegate — November 1, 2012 @ 7:06 pm
He would have had a hard time with air hockey wearing skinny jeans and the hair gel melting under the sweat of the competition would have hurt his chances too…
Comment by Kelvin — November 1, 2012 @ 7:53 pm
but i think he did have a ‘who can eat this banana the fastest’ contest…
Comment by Kate Akele — November 2, 2012 @ 1:37 am
Comment by Carol — November 2, 2012 @ 5:19 pm
But he’s not sportin’ the latest tatoo, and not wearing khaki pants with Hawaiin shirt. But the air hockey in the mid 1800’s was radical. HE was a rascal wasn’t he?
Comment by Les — November 2, 2012 @ 11:35 pm
He was possibly outside smoking a cigar instead.
Comment by Angus — November 3, 2012 @ 8:12 am
Heh. Could have been!
Comment by Jeff — November 4, 2012 @ 2:12 pm
Why “outside” for a cigar in 1857? See-gars were even common in courtrooms through at least the 1930’s.
Comment by Mike — November 5, 2012 @ 11:38 am
Are you saying that he actually influenced a generation of believers and and had a Christ centered ministry that has impacted the world and encouraged the saints all the up to the present moment without trying to be cool and hip. Wow. Novel concept.
Comment by gumbymonster — November 10, 2012 @ 8:00 am
He definitely was not playing air hockey. Cause the aiar would blow his cigar ashes all over his suit… And of course we all know being covered in sackcloth and ashes was descriptive for being in mourning, and not prescriptive for the believer in the new covenant.
Comment by SamWise — December 11, 2012 @ 12:56 pm
“Well, dear friend, if you want to get old, the surest way is to get old. I mean this. Think that you cannot do what you used to do, and give up your religious engagements because you are getting old; give up preaching because you are so old; give up the Sunday-school because you are so old; and you will be old fast enough:
that is the sure way to make yourself old.” CHS
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