HILARIOUS JOKES AND HUMOR ARCHIVES
John went on a vacation to the Middle East with most of his
family, including his mother-in-law. During their vacation
and while they were visiting Jerusalem, John's mother-in-law
With death certificate in hand, John went to the American
Consulate to make arrangements to send the body back to the
States for proper burial.
The Consul, after hearing of the death of the mother-in-law,
told John that sending a body back to the States for burial
is very, very expensive. It could cost as much as $5,000 he
told John, and in most cases the persons responsible for the
remains of their loved ones decide to bury the body in
Israel, which would only cost $150.
John thought for some time and answered, "I don't care how
much it will cost to send the body back; that's what I want
The Consul, after hearing John's reply, said, "You must have
loved your mother-in-law very much, considering the
difference in price."
"No, it's not that," says John. "You see, I know of a case
many years ago of a person buried here in Jerusalem. On the
third day he arose from the dead. I just can't take that
Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how
say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ
not risen: and if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching
vain, and your faith is also vain. Yea, and we are found
false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that
he raised up Christ: whom he raised not up, if so be that the
dead rise not.
For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised: and if
Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your
sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all
men most miserable. But now is Christ risen from the dead,
and become the firstfruits of them that slept. For since by
man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the
dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be
But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits;
afterward they that are Christ's at his coming. Then cometh
the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God,
even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and
all authority and power.
For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his
feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. For
he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all
things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted,
which did put all things under him.
And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall
the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things
under him, that God may be all in all. -1 Corinthians 15:12Previous Joke | Back to the Archives | Next Joke
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