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Conquering the Enemies of Your Kingdom (1 of 4)
Series: How to Be Your Wife’s Knight in Shining Armor
2 Timothy 3:1-9
1. THE ENEMY OF HUMANISN
2. THE ENEMY OF MATERIALISM
3. THE ENEMY OF HEDONISM
Husbands, let me ask you a question. Does your wife look at you as her knight in shining armor? Now it is possible that some wives may be like the wife that went to the police station with her next-door neighbor to report that her husband was missing. The policeman asked for a description. She said, ‘‘He’s 35 years old, 6 foot 4, has dark eyes, dark wavy hair, an athletic build, weighs 185 pounds, is soft-spoken, and is good to the children.’’ The next-door neighbor spoke up and said, ‘‘Your husband is 5 foot 4 inches, chubby, bald, has a big mouth, and is mean to your children.’’ The wife replied, ‘‘Yes, but who wants HIM back?’’
I read about a fellow named Bill whose barn burned down, and his wife Polly called the insurance company. Polly told the insurance company, ‘‘We had that barn insured for fifty thousand, and I want my money.’’ The agent replied, ‘‘Hold on just a minute, Polly. Insurance doesn’t work quite like that. We will ascertain the value of what was insured and provide you with a new barn of comparable worth.’’ There was a long pause before Polly replied, ‘‘Then I’d like to cancel the policy on my husband.’’
A lady inserted an ‘ad’ in the classifieds: ‘‘Husband wanted’’. Next day she received a hundred letters. They all said the same thing: ‘‘You can have mine.’’
Now, some wives may feel they have anything but a knight in shining armor. In fact, some wives may be wondering if there is such a creature. I once came across an ad that might interest some wives. It read:
They are alive and rampant and yours for a mere pittance! Yes, that’s right ladies, now for that special someone, that delectable damsel in distress, we offer this once-in-a-lifetime deal: her very own ... KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOR.
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