Linda D. is a legend in the Northern Virginia area. She’s taught Seminary for ages. Here is a list of her “clever candies” for New Testament scripture passages.
Linda D’s Clever Candy for New Testament Scriptures
Matthew 5: Milky Way Lite
“Ye are the ‘lite’ of the world.”
John 3:5 Kool Aid DIP
“Except a man take a DIP in the water….”
Luke 24;36-39 DEM BONES
“A spirit hath not flesh and DEM BONES as ye see me have.”
John 10:16 HERSHEY bar
“OtHER SHEEp I have which are not of this fold. Them also…”
John 10:16 JOLLY RANCHERS
“Other sheep I have which are not of this JOLLY RANCH. Them also….”
Matthew 25;40 RUNTS
“Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of my RUNTS, ye have done it unto me.”
Rev. 20:12-13 PAYDAY
“The dead were judged… PAYDAY”
I Corinthians 15:40-42 STARBURST
“One glory of the sun, another of the moon, another of the STAR”
I Corinthians 15:29 RIESEN
“Why are they baptized for the dead if the dead RIESEN not at all.”
Revelation 20:12-13 HOT TAMALE
HOT TAMALE in your future? Every man to be judged according to their works.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 $100,000
“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is very profitable—worth more than $100,000. That’s rich!”
John 14:15 S’MORE
“The S’MORE we keep the commandments, the S”MORE we show our love for the Lord.”
Luke 24:36-39 SHOCK TARTS
The Apostles were terrified and in SHOCK, thinking they had seen a spirit.
2 Timothy 3:1-5 SPREE
The last days will be a time when wickedness goes on a SPREE.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 DOTS
All scripture is given DOT the man of God may be perfect.
1 Corinthians 15:29 PEZ
Without the resurrection, baptism for the dead would have no purPEZ.
Matthew 6:24 MAMBA
A faithful MAMBA does not place any worldly consideration before his love of God.
Matthew 16:15-19 Bubble YUM
But whom say ye that I YUM?
1 Corinthians 10:13 Gummi BEARS
But will, with the temptation also make a way to escape that ye may be able to BEAR it.
Ephesians 4:11-14 ANDES mints
ANDES gave some apostles; and some prophets; and some evangelists…”
I Corinthians 15:40-42 MOON-pies
There is one glory of the sun and another glory of the stars and another glory of the MOON.
Matthew 6:24 Mini M&Ms
MINI will find ye cannot serve both God and Mammon.
Matthew 6:24 M&Ms
Many will find that ye cannot serve both God and M&Mon.
James 1:5-6 Necco WAFERs
But let him ask in faith, nothing WAFERing.
Matthew 6:24 Lifesaver CHEWS
No man can serve two masters, you must CHEWS God or Mammon.
2 Timothy 3:1-5 Air HEADS
Traitors, HEADy, highminded, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God.
Hebrews 5:4 Charleston CHEWS
No man can CHEWS the priesthood of god; He must be properly called and ordained.
James 2:17-18 GOOD and PLENTY
GOOD works (and PLENTY of them) demonstsrates one has faith
I Corinthians 15:40-42 Starlight Mints OR STARburst
There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the STARS.
Revelation 14:6-7 EVERLASTING Gobstoppers
The EVERLASTING gospel was to be restored in the latter days.
Matthew 25;40 Tootsie POPs
When we love and serve those who are not POPular, we really serve Jesus Christ.
Matthew 16:15-19 ROCK candy
Upon this ROCK I will build my church.
John 14:15 HEART candy
If ye LOVE me, keep my commandments.
John 14:15 MINTS
If he love me, keep my commandMINTS.
John 3:5 GOETZ caramel creams
Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot GOETZ into the kingdom of God.
2 Timothy 3:15 Ice BREAKERS gum
The last days will be a time of great wickedness: traitors, blasphemers, boasters, truceBREAKERS, false accusers…
Revelation 20:12-13 Milk DUDS
I saw the DUD small and great, stand before God
I Corinthians 15:20-22 ALMONd Joy
Even so in Christ shall ALMONd be made alive.
I Corinthians 10:13 Bottle CAPS
The Lord will not allow us to be tempted beyond our CAPacity to resist.
Romans 1:16 NERDs
Don’t be ashamed or feel like a NERD when opportunities to share gospel truths come your way.
Acts 7:55-56 TOOTSIE rolls
Stephen was the one TOOTSIE ‘the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing on the right hand of God.”
Hebrews 5:4 HEATH bars
“And no man taketh this honor unto himself but HEATHat is called of God as was Aaron.”
John 17:3 Stinky FEET
“And this is liFEETernal that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”
2 Timothy 3:1-5 BUTTERFINGERS
In the last days, perilous times shall come…For men shall be….covetous, boasters, proud, disobedient, unthankful, unholy,….BUTTERFINGERS..
I Corinthians 15:20-22 Fun FRUITS
“But now is Christ risen from the dead and become the first FRUITS of them that slept.”
Matthew 5:14-16 WHITE chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel but on a candlestick; and it giveth WHITE light unto all that are in the house.
Revelation 20:12-13 KRABBY PATTIES
“And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God,…And the sea gave up the dead which were in it (even the KRABBY PATTIES); and they were judged…according to their works.”
2 Timothy 3:16-17 NOW & LATER
NOW all scripture is given by inspiration of God, that the man of God may be LATER perfect.
Matthew 6:24 EYES
No man can serve two masters. For he will hold to the one and despEYES the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
1 Corinthians 15:40-42 SKULL lollipops (suckers)
There are celes-SKULL bodies and bodies terrestrial.
Hebrews 5:4 Marshmallow (peeps) SNOWMEN
SNOWMAN taketh this honor unto himself but he that is called of God; as was Aaron.
Matthew 6:24 Marshmallow (peeps) SNOWMEN
SNOWMAN can serve two masters. …
I will probably use these as birthday gift ideas next year.