January 21

How were Adam and Eve prevented from gambling?

Their pair o’dice was taken away from them.

What man in the Bible had no father?

Joshua, the son of Nun. (G-Rated Jokes and Other Rarities, by Alma Heaton, p. 24)

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A family who owned a large wheat and barley farm was in the middle of harvest time when they heard a weather forecast for rain and hail the next day. However, the next day there was blue skies and sunshine.

“Boy,” their five-year-old son commented, “I’m sure glad that Heavenly Father didn’t listen to the weatherman.” (Stories and Jokes of Mormon Folks, compiled by Bruce E. Dana, p. 92)

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Methuselah was a great grandson of Adam and lived to be 969 years old, the oldest man ever.

Did he credit his long life to regular exercise or to a good diet?

What was Methuselah’s occupation? Did he ever retire? (Latter-day Saint Wit and Wisdom, by David J. Brown, p. 80)

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The 14th Article of Faith:

14. We believe in meetings---all that have been scheduled, all that are now scheduled, and we believe that there will yet be many more great and important meetings. We have endured many meetings and hope to be able to endure all meetings. If there is a meeting, we seek after it. (Best-Loved Humor of the LDS People, p. 141)

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J. Golden was killed in an auto accident. It is rumored that arriving at the gates of heaven, he was greeted by the master receptionist, Saint Peter: “Well, Brother Golden, at last we got you here!”

“Yeah, but you had to kill me to do it!” (The J. Golden Kimball Stories, by Eric A. Eliason, p. 63)

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Mormon Life , p. 28

Mormon Life, p. 28