The Gospel According to a Deck of Cards

The Gospel According to a Deck of Cards

Dr. Gerald B. (Jerry) Kieschnick. He is the past president of the Lutheran Church-
Missouri Synod. He in turn received it from Rev.Jim Fandrey.

The Gospel According To A Deck Of Cards

I. God reveals himself to us through his Word

  1. Ace: one God
  2. Deuce: Bible divided into two parts: Old Testament and New Testament
  3. Trey: Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
  4. Four: Evangelists: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

The Difference Between Heaven And Hell

Dear Friends,

Someone one sent me this ‘parable’ this week. I have heard various forms of this ‘parable’ through the years and thought I would share it again.

“A Holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, ‘Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.'

“The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in.

Changing the System

John 2:13-22

13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15 Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.